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Tim Johnson, FAIA, LEED AP

A renowned expert on high-rise and mixed-use design, Tim is a leader in NBBJ’s international commercial design practice. His award-winning work spans the globe, and he is known within the industry for using design as a core ingredient to enhance clients’ business strategies. In addition to his leadership within the commercial practice, he is a licensed architect who is responsible for helping manage the New York office of NBBJ.

He recently served as Chairman of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), and he has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, the BBC, Bloomberg News and other business and design media on the subject of urban density and transformation in Asia.


CTBUH International Conference, From Glass & Steel to Tech and Teamwork: How Tech Companies Are Changing Skyscrapers Forever, New York, October 2015

CTBUH International Conference, Keynote Address, Shanghai, September 2014

MIPIM, The Millennial Client: How Choice, Mobility and Information Will Shape Development in the City, Cannes, March 2014

CTBUH India, High-rise Building Technology, as Applied to India’s Urban Growth Prospects, January 2012

4th Annual Ultra High-Rise Building Summit 2011, Urban Environments, Shanghai,
China, March 2011


American Institute of Architects (AIA), College of Fellows
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), Former Chairman and Trustee
Urban Land Institute (ULI), Member