Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
  • Glen Pederick

About Glen Pederick

Glen Pederick is a chartered professional engineer whose real passion is the design of vertical transportation systems in tall buildings.

Glen has over 25 years industry experience leading project teams for a number of major Australian developments including commercial, hotel, residential, retail, education and aviation projects. Glen has been the design services principal for many prestigious award winning projects, including 171 Collins Street, Freshwater Place and Chadstone Shopping Centre, Stage 20.

Glen is a mechanical engineer and an expert in elevator design in tall buildings who has written landmark papers on lift technology. He also delivered one of the speeches at the CTBUH's Shanghai International Conference in September 2014, on how vertical transportation is transforming the modern city.

As an active contributor to the construction industry in Australia, Glen has also been a…


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About Glen Pederick

Glen Pederick is a chartered professional engineer whose real passion is the design of vertical transportation systems in tall buildings.

Glen has over 25 years industry experience leading project teams for a number of major Australian developments including commercial, hotel, residential, retail, education and aviation projects. Glen has been the design services principal for many prestigious award winning projects, including 171 Collins Street, Freshwater Place and Chadstone Shopping Centre, Stage 20.

Glen is a mechanical engineer and an expert in elevator design in tall buildings who has written landmark papers on lift technology. He also delivered one of the speeches at the CTBUH's Shanghai International Conference in September 2014, on how vertical transportation is transforming the modern city.

As an active contributor to the construction industry in Australia, Glen has also been a member of Property Council of Australia committees, has served on the Victorian Government Building Appeals Board and Building Code of Australia review committees. Glen also has a Building Surveying qualification which enables him to provide a high level of service to a wide range of clients.

CTBUH Involvement

  • Past Roles:
  • Advisory Group (2014 – 2017)
  • Annual Conference, Presenter (Shanghai 2014; Australia 2017)

Events/Initiatives Involving Glen Pederick

Conference Steering Sub-Committees Confirmed

31 Mar 2017, Conference Activity – The conference sub-committees will help drive the organization and…

CTBUH Executive Director Presents at Chapter Events in Australia

7-9 Mar 2017, Event Report – Executive Director Antony Wood delivered two well attended lectures in Sydney…

Executive Director Visits Sydney and Melbourne

6-10 Mar 2017, Event Report – CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood traveled to Sydney and Melbourne to build…

Events/Initiatives Involving Glen Pederick

Conference Steering Sub-Committees Confirmed
31 Mar 2017, Sydney – Conference Activity
The conference sub-committees will help drive the organization and promotion of activities ahead of CTBUH 2017, starting on October 30.
CTBUH Executive Director Presents at Chapter Events in Australia
7-9 Mar 2017, Sydney – Event Report
Executive Director Antony Wood delivered two well attended lectures in Sydney and Melbourne, organized by the respective local CTBUH committees.
Executive Director Visits Sydney and Melbourne
6-10 Mar 2017, Sydney – Event Report
CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood traveled to Sydney and Melbourne to build support for the 2017 conference through meetings and lectures.
2016 CTBUH Leaders Meeting Report
16 Oct 2016, Shenzhen – Event Report
The Annual Leaders Meeting was held this year in conjunction with the 2016 Conference in China, bringing together the Council’s leaders from around the world.
Making High-Rise Work
11 Jun 2015, Melbourne – Event Report
CTBUH Melbourne hosted their second lecture of 2015 entitled “Making High-Rises* Work,” which attracted nearly 50 industry supporters representing a wide range of expertise.
CTBUH Melbourne Committee Hosts Holiday Celebration
4 Dec 2014, Melbourne – Event Report
CTBUH Australia Chapter, Melbourne Committee celebrated its second anniversary by hosting an informal holiday celebration.
Vertical Transportation Workshop, Shanghai 2014
16 Sep 2014, Shanghai – Event Report
The room containing the Technical Workshop session on Vertical Transportation was packed with more than 200 vertical transportation experts from all over the world.
CTBUH Leaders Discuss Ways to Broaden Council Membership
15 Sep 2014, Shanghai – Event Report
The leadership of the Council convened in the Leaders Meeting to participate in discussions about how to widen the Council’s reach and effectiveness.

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Glen Pederick Related Resources

CTBUH Advisory Board Member Discusses Vertical Transportation Technology

CTBUH Advisory Board Member Discusses Vertical Transportation Technology

30 Oct 2014, Melbourne – Sourceabe speaks with Urban Habitat Advisory Board member Glen Pederick, who explains the elevator technology…

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CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference - Melbourne Session 3B: Challenging Sites in Compact Urban Cities Q&A

3 Nov 2017 – CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference
Chair: Glen Pederick, Waterman Group; George Argyrou, Hickory Group; Richard Salter, Arup; Matt Stapleton, WSP

How Vertical Transportation is Helping Transform the Modern City

16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference
Glen Pederick, Meinhardt Group

2014 Shanghai International Conference - Technical Workshop 07 - Q & A

16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference
Panel Questions & Answers

How Vertical Transportation is Helping Transform the Modern City

16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings
Glen Pederick, Meinhardt Group

Press/Media Related to Glen Pederick

CTBUH Advisory Board Member Discusses Vertical Transportation Technology
Melbourne, Australia – Sourceabe speaks with Urban Habitat Advisory Board member Glen Pederick, who explains the elevator technology found in the Rialto South…

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Glen Pederick Related Papers/Research

Why A New Business Model Is Required For Sustainable Tall Building Design
Nov 2014 – Glen Pederick, Meinhardt Group
Tall buildings are seen by many as an adaptation strategy in response to our growing population and urbanization. Today more than 50% percent of the world’s population lives in cities. By 2050 the population is predicted to reach 9 billion of which…
How Vertical Transportation is Helping Transform the Modern City
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Glen Pederick, Meinhardt Group
Elevators are the most important service in modern high-rise buildings, occupying more space than any other service. With increasing land and construction costs and the need to be economically sustainable, the pressure to increase building floor…