Craig Gibbons

CTBUH Fellow

Arup, Brisbane Buildings Group Leader | Brisbane, Australia

About

Currently the Brisbane Buildings Group leader, Craig has been the Project Director responsible for the design and delivery of a number of prestigious landmark developments. These include projects in the Middle East, Hong Kong, China and Korea. Included is the award winning Cheung Kong Centre, the 412m International Finance Centre as well as the unique CCTV building in Beijing.

He has also been the leader of numerous project in which Arup have undertaken lead consultant and multidisciplinary roles - this includes Airport and mixed use iconic developments.

Craig has written over 40 papers on aspects of engineering design including high rise construction-led design principals. He has been an invited speaker at many conferences around the world.

Craig Gibbons

CTBUH Designated Expert

CTBUH Roles

CTBUH Fellow (2018)

City Committee, Brisbane, Board Member (2013 – Present)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Chicago 2006; Shanghai 2014)

Awards Jury (2006)

Videos

01 September 2015

CTBUH Australia Symposium 2015 – Panel Discussion

Craig Gibbons, Carol Willis, Ahmad Adbelrazaq, Sandra Kaji-O'Grady, and James Tuma, participate in a panel at the CTBUH Australia Symposium on "How Cities are Responding...

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Research

16 September 2014

Towards 2050 – The Challenge for Tall Buildings

Craig Gibbons, Kristina Moores & Josef Hargrave, Arup; Gregory Kiss, Kiss + Cathcart

The continuing increase in urbanization creates significant challenges for our cities and the tall buildings within them. This includes the demand for space, consideration of...

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Research

02 October 2008

Case Study: CCTV Building - Headquarters & Cultural Center

Chris Carroll, Paul Cross, Xiaonian Duan & Craig Gibbons, Arup

The new headquarters of China Central Television contains the entire television-making process within a single building. The 234m tall tower redefines the form of the...

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1 June 2018

CTBUH Leaders Meet at Annual Awards Event

The first 2018 Leaders Meeting brought together CTBUH leaders from around the world to provide mid-year updates on the Council's major initiatives.

29 October 2017

CTBUH 2017 Conference Delegates Attend Tall Timber Workshop

Delegates gathered in the offices of Arup in Sydney to participate in the Tall Timber Workshop, which included 14 presenters speaking on topics relevant to the tall timber industry.

27 July 2017

Sydney Winter 2017 Seminar: Design of Tall Buildings

CTBUH Australia and the American Society of Civil Engineers will present their Winter 2017 Seminar in Sydney on the topic of designing tall buildings.

31 March 2017

Conference Steering Sub-Committees Confirmed

The conference sub-committees will help drive the organization and promotion of activities ahead of CTBUH 2017, starting on October 30.

16 March 2017

CTBUH Queensland Infrastructure Seminar: Anna Meares Velodrome

The CTBUH Brisbane Committee held a breakfast seminar discussing infrastructure in Queensland, with a particular focus on the new Anna Mears Velodrome.

24 November 2016

The Brisbane 2016 Summer Seminar: Design of Tall Buildings

CTBUH Brisbane held their 2016 Summer Seminar in conjunction with the ASCE. The topic of discussion was "Design of Tall Buildings."

01 September 2015

CTBUH Australia Symposium 2015 – Panel Discussion

Craig Gibbons, Carol Willis, Ahmad Adbelrazaq, Sandra Kaji-O'Grady, and James Tuma, participate in a panel at the CTBUH Australia Symposium on "How Cities are Responding...

17 September 2014

Towards 2050 – The Challenge for Tall Buildings

The continuing increase in urbanization creates significant challenges for our cities and the tall buildings within them. This includes the demand for space, consideration of...

17 September 2014

2014 Shanghai International Conference - Session 02 - Q & A

2014 Shanghai International Conference Session 02 Questions & Answers session with speakers Craig Gibbons, Arup, Ole Scheeren, Büro Ole Scheeren, and Yosuke Hayano, MAD Architects.

15 March 2013

What is the Single Biggest Challenge in Constructing a Mile-high Tower?

Industry leaders answering this question include: William Baker, SOM; Craig Gibbons, Arup; Andy Davids, Hyder Consulting; Mehdi Jalayerian, Environmental Systems Design, Inc.; and Ahmad Abdelrazaq,...

20 December 2012

What do you think is the best tall building in existence today, and why?

Industry leaders answering this question include: Adrian Smith, AS+GG; Joseph Rechichi, Forest City Ratner Companies;Toby Blunt, Foster + Partners; Werner Sobek, Werner Sobek Group; John...

20 December 2012

What do you think is the single biggest limiting factor that would prevent humanity creating a mile-high?

Industry leaders answering this question include: Werner Sobek, Werner Sobek Group; Chris Wilkinson, Wilkinson Eyre Architects; Adrian Smith, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture; Dr....

16 September 2014

Towards 2050 – The Challenge for Tall Buildings

Craig Gibbons, Kristina Moores & Josef Hargrave, Arup; Gregory Kiss, Kiss + Cathcart

The continuing increase in urbanization creates significant challenges for our cities and the tall buildings within them. This includes the demand for space, consideration of...

02 October 2008

Case Study: CCTV Building - Headquarters & Cultural Center

Chris Carroll, Paul Cross, Xiaonian Duan & Craig Gibbons, Arup

The new headquarters of China Central Television contains the entire television-making process within a single building. The 234m tall tower redefines the form of the...

10 October 2004

Two International Finance Centre

Andrew Luong, Craig Gibbons, Alexis Lee & John MacArthur, Ove Arup & Partners

This paper describes the some of the geotechnical design considerations, the structural design development and construction of the 420m tower, Two International Finance Centre in...

20 October 2003

Assessment of the Life Safety Aspects and Structural Robustness of High Rise Buildings in Hong Kong

Craig Gibbons & Mingchun Luo, ARUP; David Dumigan, Central Waterfront Property Project Management

At the time of the events in New York of September 11, 2001, a 420m high 88 storey office building in Hong Kong was constructed...

10 July 2002

Fire Induced Progressive Collapse

David Scott, Barbara Lane & Craig Gibbons, ARUP

This paper considers issues related to fire induced progressive collapse of tall buildings in extreme events. It discusses current fire engineering practice, particularly as it...