Anil Hira

India Chapter Member

Buro Happold, Director | Mumbai, United Arab Emirates


BE (1st Class Honors) University of Canterbury (NZ) 1977, ME University Auckland (NZ) 1980

Anil’s expertise in all aspects of tall building design has led him to be involved in over 70 buildings over 40 stories high throughout Australia and worldwide including India, China, Indonesia, Vietnam and numerous Middle East Countries. His role has ranged from structural design engineer, structural peer reviewer, client’s structural engineer, structural value engineer, specialist engineer and construction advisor.

After holding a number of senior positions with well known consulting firms, including heading up an operation in UAE where he was in charge of numerous high profile high-rise projects in the region, Anil now heads Buro Happold’s operations in India.

As an Academic Associate at The University of Melbourne he continues to deliver the Masters level program in structural design…

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CTBUH Designated Expert


India Chapter, Vice-Chair (2012 – Present)

Annual Conference, Presenter (China 2016)

City Representative, Mumbai (2012 – 2015)


29 January 2018

"Geometry of Tall Buildings" - a CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter Event

The London Committee of the CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter recently hosted [i]Geometry of Tall Buildings[/i], a conversation between leading architects and engineers on the geometry...


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26 October 2015

Interconnectivity of Design and Construction for Complex Towers in Relation to Movement Issues

Mark Lavery, Tim Kelly & Anil Hira

As the trend for complex architectural forms continues, the relationship between design and construction has become ever more interdependent. Where this interdependency was once limited...


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