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About Albert Williamson-Taylor

Albert, who founded AKT with Hanif Kara in 1995, combines the practice-wide role of overseeing design and technical matters with leading a design group, allowing him to infuse the many projects with which he is involved with cutting-edge technology.
He enjoys providing project development input and ideas to clients and architects at the early stages of any project. Albert has been responsible for driving the technical direction of the practice and is also involved in determining the direction of p.art (our computational research group) within AKT II.

CTBUH Involvement

  • Awards Structural Engineering Jury (2019)
  • Past Roles:
  • Annual Conference, Presenter (London 2013; China 2016)
  • Annual Conference, Session Chair (London 2013)
  • Annual Conference, Steering Committee (London 2013)
  • Innovation Conference, Speaker (Chicago 2018)

Events/Initiatives Involving Albert Williamson-Taylor

Activity at the CTBUH London Conference: Day One

Activity at the CTBUH London Conference: Day One

11 Jun 2013, Conference Activity Report – See the highlights from the first day of the CTBUH 2013 London…

World Architecture News Interviews Conference Speakers

World Architecture News Interviews Conference Speakers

May 2013, CTBUH In the Media – Fifteen architects, engineers, and industry experts, set to speak at the…

London Conference Steering Committee Meeting

London Conference Steering Committee Meeting

20 Mar 2013, Event Report – The Steering Committee for the 2013 CTBUH London Conference convened to discuss and…

Events/Initiatives Involving Albert Williamson-Taylor

Activity at the CTBUH London Conference: Day One
11 Jun 2013, London – Conference Activity Report
See the highlights from the first day of the CTBUH 2013 London Conference including the Opening Plenary and Conference Dinner.
World Architecture News Interviews Conference Speakers
May 2013, London – CTBUH In the Media
Fifteen architects, engineers, and industry experts, set to speak at the CTBUH Conference in London 11-13 June, talk to World Architecture News about building tall.
London Conference Steering Committee Meeting
20 Mar 2013, London – Event Report
The Steering Committee for the 2013 CTBUH London Conference convened to discuss and confirm the final details of the Conference including the speakers, sponsorship, and tours.

Albert Williamson-Taylor Related Resources

Lean Core + Prefab Blade Wall System

31 May 2018 – CTBUH 2018 Chicago Tall + Urban Conference
Albert Williamson-Taylor, AKTII

The Rejuvenation of a Tall Building

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Albert Williamson-Taylor, AKT II Limited

Albert Williamson-Taylor Related Papers/Research

The Rejuvenation of a Tall Building
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Albert Williamson-Taylor, AKT II Limited
The incredibly rapid urbanization observed in many of the larger cities in the world is forcing society, and the construction industry in particular, to think of new ways to address this enormous demand. As cities grow, land becomes more valuable…