Richard Wilson

Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee Member

AS+GG, City Design Director | Chicago, United States


Richard has over twenty years of experience working with public and private sector clients around the world to envision, master plan, design and build dynamic regions, cities, urban districts and neighborhoods. He is an expert in the design and implementation of public planning and urban design projects that employ innovative technologies and solutions that address the growing demands of cities and regions around the globe. His practice includes award-winning work throughout North America, the Middle East, China and India.

Richard served as the Principal Urban Designer for the Chicago Central Area Action Plan that establishes land use and zoning policy and identifies priority transportation and urban design projects for Downtown Chicago. He led the design of the Chicago Riverwalk Main Branch Framework Plan that established the basis for the riverwalk construction, and the planning, design and…

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Richard Wilson


Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee, Member (2014 – Present)

CTBUH Initiatives

13 June 2019

The Future of the Chicago Skyline

Join CCHRB's seminar which explores Chicago's two of the current six towers proposed to grace the skyline in the next 5 years.

7 October 2018

2018 Global Walking Tour: Walking on Water

Join the Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee for the 2018 Global Walking Tour. This year, tours will explore the role of the Tall Building in waterfronts and other natural settings.

4 October 2016

CTBUH 'UH'PDATE October 2016

The fourth issue of CTBUH 'UH'PDATE provides information on some of the early events and studies of the Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee.

17 September 2015

Warm Weather Spaces Walking Tours 2015

The CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee organized guided walking tours of 16 cities around the globe, focusing on urban habitats around tall buildings.

26 February 2015

CTBUH ’UH’PDATE February 2015

The second issue of CTBUH 'UH'PDATE goes over the success of the 7 Cities Winter Walking Tours and welcoming 5 new committee members.

29 January 2015

Seven Cities Winter Spaces Walking Tour

The new CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee organized a highly successful Winter Spaces Walking Tour in seven cities around the world.