Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
  • Kevin Peddie

About Kevin Peddie

Kevin is Regional Manager at RWDI with over 10 years’ consulting experience in wind engineering, with his initial interest commencing during his undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney. He has since undertaken a Masters in Engineering Management at the University of Technology, Sydney.

Kevin is a respected engineer whose project experience includes more than 1,000 buildings, neighbourhoods and campuses across Australasia and the Middle East. RWDI clients benefit in particular from the depth of Kevin’s expertise in the modeling of pedestrian wind and of natural ventilation in tall buildings. He has undertaken extensive research in modeling techniques to ensure the accurate prediction of airflow movement, and is skilled in on-site verification of natural ventilation performance after buildings are occupied. Kevin’s exceptional modeling capabilities have also helped clients around…


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About Kevin Peddie

Kevin is Regional Manager at RWDI with over 10 years’ consulting experience in wind engineering, with his initial interest commencing during his undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney. He has since undertaken a Masters in Engineering Management at the University of Technology, Sydney.

Kevin is a respected engineer whose project experience includes more than 1,000 buildings, neighbourhoods and campuses across Australasia and the Middle East. RWDI clients benefit in particular from the depth of Kevin’s expertise in the modeling of pedestrian wind and of natural ventilation in tall buildings. He has undertaken extensive research in modeling techniques to ensure the accurate prediction of airflow movement, and is skilled in on-site verification of natural ventilation performance after buildings are occupied. Kevin’s exceptional modeling capabilities have also helped clients around the world effectively address stack effect in skyscrapers. In addition to his building performance work, Kevin has consulted with numerous councils in Australia on the development of their wind comfort criteria to ensure safe and comfortable conditions for pedestrians.

CTBUH Involvement

  • Past Roles:
  • Annual Conference, Presenter (Seoul 2011; Shanghai 2014)
  • Annual Conference, Steering Committee (Australia 2017; Middle East 2018)

Events/Initiatives Involving Kevin Peddie

Conference Steering Sub-Committees Confirmed

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

Executive Director Visits Sydney and Melbourne

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

Wind Engineering Workshop, Shanghai 2014

Wind Engineering Workshop, Shanghai 2014

16 Sep 2014, Event – Design adaptation in tall buildings was a main theme in the Technical Workshop, "…

Events/Initiatives Involving Kevin Peddie

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.
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.
Wind Engineering Workshop, Shanghai 2014
16 Sep 2014, Shanghai – Event
Design adaptation in tall buildings was a main theme in the Technical Workshop, "Wind Engineering," at the Shanghai 2014 Conference.

Kevin Peddie Related Resources

Innovative Designs for Natural Ventilation in High-Rise Buildings

16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference
Kevin Peddie, Windtech Consultants

2014 Shanghai International Conference - Technical Workshop 08 - Q & A

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

Designing for Natural Ventilation in Tall Residential Buildings

Oct 2011 – CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference
Kevin Peddie & Tony Rofail, Windtech Consultants

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Innovative Designs for Natural Ventilation in High-Rise Buildings

16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings
Kevin Peddie & Tony Rofail, Windtech Consultants

Designing for Natural Ventilation in Tall Residential Buildings

Oct 2011 – CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference
Kevin Peddie & Antonios Rofail, WINDTECH Consultants Pty Ltd

Kevin Peddie Related Videos

Innovative Designs for Natural Ventilation in High-Rise Buildings
16 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Kevin Peddie, Windtech Consultants
Consideration of energy efficient design strategies has become one of the primary considerations by leading architectural firms during the conceptual design phases and is an essential element for sustainable design. Architects are realizing that…
2014 Shanghai International Conference - Technical Workshop 08 - Q & A
16 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Panel Questions & Answers
2014 Shanghai International Conference Technical Workshop 08 Questions & Answers session with speakers Xiangdong Du, RWDI; Yaming Li, ISA Architecture; Kevin Peddie, Windtech Consultants; Peter Soddy, Wirth Research; and Ahsan Kareem, University of…
Designing for Natural Ventilation in Tall Residential Buildings
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Kevin Peddie & Tony Rofail, Windtech Consultants
This presentation presents the natural ventilation principles that are applicable to tall buildings as well as a number of case studies. These include strategic design options to incorporate natural ventilation at a late stage in the design process…
Seoul Conference 2011 Track Session 21: Q&A
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Feifei Sun, Tongji University; Peter de Jong, Delft University of Technology; Nicholas Holt, SOM; Harry Poulos, Coffey Geotechnics; Hatice Sozer, Energy Institute, Istanbul Technical University; Kevin
Question & Answers session for Track Session 21.

Kevin Peddie Related Papers/Research

Innovative Designs for Natural Ventilation in High-Rise Buildings
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Kevin Peddie & Tony Rofail, Windtech Consultants
Consideration of energy efficient design strategies has become one of the primary considerations by leading architectural firms during the conceptual design phases and is an essential element for sustainable design. Architects are realizing that…
Designing for Natural Ventilation in Tall Residential Buildings
Oct 2011 – CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Kevin Peddie & Antonios Rofail, WINDTECH Consultants Pty Ltd
Natural Ventilation is an important part of achieving energy efficient design in many climate zones. This issue has surfaced recently with the increased awareness in the community of climate change and of mankind’s impact on the environment.