Barry Charnish

Entuitive Corporation, Principal | Toronto, Canada


Barry is a Principal at Entuitive with nearly 40 years of experience in consulting engineering. He has delivered projects in Canada, the United States, China and Germany, and is recognized for his expertise in the design of tall buildings and complex structures. From building over active rail corridors to large commercial, mixed-use, retail, cultural and institutional projects, Barry enjoys combining creativity and technical expertise to deliver innovative design solutions. As cities continue to densify and sites become increasingly scarce and difficult to develop, Barry is particularly interested in collaborating with owners and designers to create value.

Barry's area of expertise includes structural steel, reinforced and post tensioned concrete, as well as hybrid high-rise structures in Canada, the United States of America, China, and Germany. Other projects include cultural arts centers…

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Country Representative, Canada (2009 – 2013)

Stability Committee, Chair (1999 – 2001)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Middle East 2018)


03 March 2008


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Track 9 Panel Questions and Answers

The panel of Track 9, Stephen DeSimone, John Lahey, Ron Klemencic, Jeffrey Heller, Clark Manus, and Barry Charnish took questions from the CTBUH 8th World...


26 October 2015


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Steel and the Skyscraper City: A Study on the Influence of Steel on the Design of Tall Buildings

Shelley Finnigan, ArcelorMittal; Barry Charnish, Entuitive; Robert Chmielowski, Magnusson Klemencic Associates

At the turn of the century, building design began to evolve. Improvements included indoor plumbing, the advent of escalators, and creation of the “Chicago window.”...


05 March 2008


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The Bow: Unique Diagrid Structural System for a Sustainable Tall Building

Barry Charnish & Terry McDonnell, Halcrow Yolles

The Bow features a distinctive design that not only caters to occupants and surrounding residents, but also reduces energy consumption compared to a conventional tower.