Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
  • Matthew Gaal

About Matthew Gaal

Since graduating from The University of Melbourne, Matthew has gained extensive experience in the architecture and construction field - ranging from concept design through to completion on site. He is currently the Director of Development SE Asia with Woods Bagot and based in Kuala Lumpur.

Having worked in the United States, Malaysia, UK, Australia and the Middle East, he specialises in large scale, complex projects. Matthew has led numerous award winning projects around the world and brings an international perspective to the collaborative design process. His Tall Building knowledge spans many projects, with one of the most noteworthy being the 1km+ Nakheel Tower in Dubai.

Matthew continues to be involved with tower design, spending time on projects around the world. His experience on tall building design is regularly sought by his peers.

Notable Towers:
– Nakheel Tower- Dubai
–…


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About Matthew Gaal

Since graduating from The University of Melbourne, Matthew has gained extensive experience in the architecture and construction field - ranging from concept design through to completion on site. He is currently the Director of Development SE Asia with Woods Bagot and based in Kuala Lumpur.

Having worked in the United States, Malaysia, UK, Australia and the Middle East, he specialises in large scale, complex projects. Matthew has led numerous award winning projects around the world and brings an international perspective to the collaborative design process. His Tall Building knowledge spans many projects, with one of the most noteworthy being the 1km+ Nakheel Tower in Dubai.

Matthew continues to be involved with tower design, spending time on projects around the world. His experience on tall building design is regularly sought by his peers.

Notable Towers:
– Nakheel Tower- Dubai
– 100 Bishopsgate- London
– City Central Tower- Perth
– MSWC Tower- Abu Dhabi
– International Capital Centre Office Tower- Abu Dhabi
– KLCC traders hotel- Malaysia- (Project Architect with COX Architects)
– INDEX Tower- Dubai- (Design Manager with Multiplex Construction)

CTBUH Involvement

  • Past Roles:
  • City Representative, Melbourne (2011 – 2013)
  • City Representative, Kuala Lumpur (2013 – 2017)

Events/Initiatives Involving Matthew Gaal

Asia Pacific Seminar Series

Asia Pacific Seminar Series

3-5 Jul 2017, Event Report – CTBUH Singapore, in coordination with CTBUH Malaysia and CTBUH Thailand, hosted…

CTBUH Malaysia: How to Improve Design and Build Efficiency

CTBUH Malaysia: How to Improve Design and Build Efficiency

21 Jul 2016, Event Report – CTBUH Malaysia held its inaugural event in the Malaysian Petroleum Club at Petronas…

CTBUH Singapore: How to Improve Design and Build Efficiency

CTBUH Singapore: How to Improve Design and Build Efficiency

19 Jul 2016, Event Report – CTBUH Singapore held its inaugural event at the Suntec Convention and Exhibition…

Events/Initiatives Involving Matthew Gaal

Asia Pacific Seminar Series
3-5 Jul 2017 – Event Report
CTBUH Singapore, in coordination with CTBUH Malaysia and CTBUH Thailand, hosted a multi-city seminar on sustainable design in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and Bangkok.
CTBUH Malaysia: How to Improve Design and Build Efficiency
21 Jul 2016, Kuala Lumpur – Event Report
CTBUH Malaysia held its inaugural event in the Malaysian Petroleum Club at Petronas Towers, kindly supported by KLCC and Turner International Malaysia.
CTBUH Singapore: How to Improve Design and Build Efficiency
19 Jul 2016, Singapore – Event Report
CTBUH Singapore held its inaugural event at the Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre, kindly supported by the BCA.
CTBUH Melbourne Committee Launches
31 Jul 2013, Melbourne – Event Report
Close to 70 people attended the meeting where CTBUH representatives from Melbourne presented on the history and mission of the CTBUH, and plans for upcoming events.
CTBUH / Nakheel Asia Tour Report
19-29 Apr 2007, Shanghai – Tour Report
CTBUH collaborated with the Dubai-based developer Nakheel and architects Woods Bagot to facilitate a 5-nation tour of seminal tall buildings in south-east Asia.

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