Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
  • Richard Palmer

About Richard Palmer

Richard is an engineer by training, a consultant by profession and an ecologist at heart. He is employed by the WSP Group to provide design services on green buildings and urban sustainability projects though the global WSP Future Cities initiative.

His approach to urban sustainability is founded on collaboration in the fields of design, research and education. He believes integrated urban infrastructure is central to delivering our future cities and providing resilient responses to the social and environmental challenges we face.

CTBUH Involvement

  • Past Roles:
  • City Treasurer, Sydney (2015 – 2017)
  • City Representative, Sydney (2013 – 2017)

Events/Initiatives Involving Richard Palmer

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

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…

CTBUH in NSW Holds Launch Event

CTBUH in NSW Holds Launch Event

30 Apr 2014, Event Report – The CTBUH in New South Wales, Australia, launched with an evening event at 8…

Events/Initiatives Involving Richard Palmer

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.
CTBUH in NSW Holds Launch Event
30 Apr 2014, Sydney – Event Report
The CTBUH in New South Wales, Australia, launched with an evening event at 8 Chifley Square - one of Sydney's newest iconic tall buildings.

Richard Palmer Related Resources

Superdensity: A New Model for Vertical Urbanism

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
David Tickle, HASSELL; Richard Palmer, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

Richard Palmer Related Papers/Research

Superdensity: A New Model for Vertical Urbanism
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; David Tickle, HASSELL; Richard Palmer, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
Hong Kong has been, for decades, one of the world’s most fascinating urban experiments. In one year alone (following the 2nd world war) the city grew by 50%, with a quadrupling over the next decade. Rapid growth, within the constraints of physical…