Ross Wimer

Student Competition Second-Round Jury

AECOM, Senior Vice President | Los Angeles, United States


Ross Wimer leads AECOM’s national architectural design practice. His projects range from industrial design to city planning to supertall buildings, and have been built in 20 cities on five continents. Wimer is known for exploring the link between architecture and engineering, and for an emphasis on the environmental performance of design.

Wimer’s projects have been published widely and shown at distinguished art exhibitions and institutions such as the Venice Biennale, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. His projects have also received numerous awards, including three Progressive Architecture awards.

CTBUH Designated Expert


Student Competition Second-Round Jury (– Present)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Middle East 2018; Chicago 2019)

Innovation Conference, Speaker (Shenzhen 2019)

Live-Streamed Conference, Presenter (2020)

CTBUH Initiatives


20 October 2018

Polycentric Cities: The Future of Vertical Urbanism

CTBUH 2018 Conference Speakers

As we approach the new normality of cities housing 10 million or more inhabitants, those best positioned for the future are evolving along polycentric, multi-nodal...


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23 September 2012

Case Study: Greenland's Suzhou Center, Wujiang

Ross Wimer, William Baker, Mark Nagis & Aaron Mazeika, SOM

At 358 meters, Greenland Group Suzhou Center marks the Wujiang waterfront with an aerodynamic form that has a unique presence, while accommodating its program with...


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