Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
  • Kristen Whittle

About Kristen Whittle

Kristen Whittle has a Masters of Architecture from SCI-Arc, Los Angeles and became a Director of Bates Smart, 2005. Kristen won multiple awards for The Royal Children’s Hospital; including the AIA Victorian Architecture Medal, AIA National Award and the World Architecture Award for Health. His tall building work includes the slender residential tower Collins House, the recently completed luxury residential tower 35 Spring Street, the office tower 171 Collins Street, Capital Grand mixed-use development and the upcoming 85 Spring Street. Kristen is leading the design for the VRC Club Stand at Flemington Racecourse and the Australian Embassy in Washington DC.

CTBUH Involvement

  • Past Roles:
  • Annual Conference, Presenter (Australia 2017)

Events/Initiatives Involving Kristen Whittle

CTBUH Australia Packs House for “Superslim” Lecture

CTBUH Australia Packs House for “Superslim” Lecture

5 Mar 2015, Event Report – “Superslims: Collins House and The Phoenix” attracted a full house, representing…

Events/Initiatives Involving Kristen Whittle

CTBUH Australia Packs House for “Superslim” Lecture
5 Mar 2015, Melbourne – Event Report
“Superslims: Collins House and The Phoenix” attracted a full house, representing more than 120 industry supporters.

Kristen Whittle Related Resources

Shaping Australia’s Tall Tower Design And High Livability Standards

30 Oct 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue IV
Guy Lake, Katie Rathbone, Philip Vivian & Kristen Whittle, Bates Smart

A Case Study on Designing Superslim in Melbourne

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Kristen Whittle, Bates Smart

Kristen Whittle Related Papers/Research

Shaping Australia’s Tall Tower Design And High Livability Standards
30 Oct 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue IV; Guy Lake, Katie Rathbone, Philip Vivian & Kristen Whittle, Bates Smart
With nearly 90% of its population expected to live in its state-capital cities by 2053, Australia is on track to become one of the world’s most urbanized nations. Cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane are world-renowned for their livability…
A Case Study on Designing Superslim in Melbourne
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Kristen Whittle, Bates Smart
Collins House Melbourne, the newest super slim tower to hit the global stage, will be the most slender tower in Australia and the fourth globally. The momentous ultra-slim line tower with a slenderness ratio of 1:16.5 is designed as an entirely…