David Farnsworth

Awards MEP Engineering Jury

Arup, Principal | New York City, United States

About

David Farnsworth is a Principal with Arup’s New York Office and has a depth of experience in the design and management of projects both locally and globally.. David leads Arup’s Americas Property Market and Tall Buildings Business with property and high rise design experience encompassing all program types, construction materials, and modern methods of tower construction. He has designed some of the world’s most iconic tall building structures including the towers at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, the Northeast Asia Trade Tower in Incheon Korea, and the Citic Tower in Beijing.

CTBUH Designated Expert

CTBUH Roles

Awards MEP Engineering Jury (2022)

City Representative, New York City (2012 – 2014)

Awards Innovation Jury (2021)

Working Group: LCA of Structural Systems (2013 – 2015)

Annual Conference, Steering Committee (New York 2015)

Videos

31 May 2018

Delivering the World’s Tallest Volumetric Modular Apartment Building

461 Dean is the world’s tallest volumetric modular apartment building. Its success hinged on careful pre-planning of construction activities, as well as the introduction of...

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Research

16 September 2014

Modular Tall Building Design at Atlantic Yards B2

David Farnsworth, ARUP

The Atlantic Yards B2 Modular Residential Tower will be the tallest volumetric modular building in the world when completed in early 2015. In January 2011,...

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Research

14 September 2014

Towards Sustainable Vertical Urbanism

Daniel Safarik, CTBUH

The survival of humanity on this planet relies on a radical repositioning of our cities. In the face of unprecedented global population growth, urbanization, pollution...

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