Ken Shuttleworth

Make, Founding Partner | London, United Kingdom


Ken is recognised as one of the world’s leading architects and has worked on many groundbreaking architectural landmarks during his 40-year career, including London’s Swiss Re Tower. He founded Make Architects in 2004 and is currently overseeing several high-profile tall building schemes around the world, including a new skyscraper in the City of London, two 300m-high residential towers in Mumbai, and a 27-storey office building at Wynyard Place in Sydney. Ken is President of the British Council for Offices and in 2013 set up the Future Spaces Foundation to advance research and debate about sustainable cities.

Set up in 2004, Make is a creative and imaginative architectural studio dedicated to designing buildings, spaces and places which are as striking and innovative as they are socially, economically and environmentally responsible and has already established itself as one of the UK’s…

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Annual Conference, Keynote Speaker (London 2013; Australia 2017)


12 April 2018


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Five Minutes With: Ken Shuttleworth

Ken Shuttleworth, founding partner at Make, sat down with CTBUH to discuss Make's growing office in Sydney and the firm's role in the rapidly transforming...


30 October 2017


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Connecting the City: People, Density & Infrastructure

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...


30 October 2013


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Debating Tall: Is Sky City's Prefabricated Approach Viable for the Future of Megatall Buildings?

Bob Lang, Arup; Ken Shuttleworth & Paul Scott, Make

At the CTBUH London Conference in June 2013, Chairman Zhang Yue of Broad Group presented on Sky City, the next-planned world’s tallest building, to be...