Chris Wilkinson

WilkinsonEyre, Principal and Founding Director | London, United Kingdom

About

Chris Wilkinson is a principal and founder of Wilkinson Eyre Architects. After working in a number of top UK practices, he set up Chris Wilkinson Architects in 1983, formed a partnership with Jim Eyre in 1987 and established Wilkinson Eyre in 1999.

With a passion for architecture and design, he has helped develop the profile of Wilkinson Eyre Architects as a leading international architectural practice. In addition to his directorial role, he leads design and takes responsibility for projects with co-director Jim Eyre. He was director in charge of the CTBUH Award-winning Guangzhou International Finance Centre and has also led many of the practice’s other UK and international projects in a diverse range of sectors. He has directed Wilkinson Eyre’s cultural and educational work in addition to acclaimed commercial, leisure and infrastructure projects.

Chris combines a lifelong interest in…

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CTBUH Roles

Annual Conference, Presenter (Shanghai 2012; London 2013; China 2016; Australia 2017)

Annual Conference, Steering Committee (London 2013)

Awards Symposium, Speaker (2011)

Videos

30 October 2017

Caroline Stalker, Australasian Design Director (Urban), Arup, chairs the question and answer session with Tim Williams, CEO, Committee for Sydney & Principal, Arup; Helen Lochhead,...

Research

30 October 2017

CTBUH 2017 Conference Speakers

The future of humanity on this planet relies on the collective benefits of urban density; reducing both land consumption and the energy needed to construct...

Research

17 October 2016

Chris Wilkinson, Wilkinson Eyre Architects

Using four tower designs on four continents – the Guangzhou International Finance Center in China, the Crown Sydney Resort Hotel in Australia, 45 Bay Street...