CTBUH Silver Member

SimpsonHaugh

About

Member Since: 2018

Member Offices: Manchester

SimpsonHaugh's passion for responsible, uplifting and beautiful design has informed their approach since 1987, when Rachel Haugh and Ian Simpson were united by a shared belief that innovative architectural thought has the power to shape and transform our cities.

Reinforcing these guiding principles across a portfolio of work ranging from masterplans to interiors, they apply a creative and bespoke approach to every opportunity. Collaborating with aspirational clients, communities and design teams, they harness their passion, knowledge and expertise to evolve powerful and pragmatic solutions, embracing the opportunity to show everyone that high quality design brings added value.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture

Membership details

Membership Level

Participant

Member Since

2018

Member Offices

  • Manchester

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Never Completed

Proposed

Vision

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Deansgate Square South Tower

200.5 m / 658 ft

2

Beetham Tower

168.9 m / 554 ft

3

One Blackfriars

166.3 m / 546 ft

4

Deansgate Square East Tower

157.9 m / 518 ft

5

Elizabeth Tower

152.6 m / 501 ft

6

Deansgate Square West Tower

144.1 m / 473 ft

7

10 Holloway Circus

130 m / 427 ft

8

Deansgate Square North Tower

121.5 m / 399 ft

9

Dollar Bay

109 m / 357 ft

10

82 West

96.2 m / 315 ft

Awards

The Beetham Hilton Tower

Winner: The Beetham Hilton Tower

Best Tall Building Worldwide 2007

Ctbuh Leaders

David Moyes

David Moyes

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2013

Ian Simpson

Ian Simpson

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2013

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

14 October 2013

Should "affordable" housing be mixed with high-income housing within the same building?

Industry leaders answering this question include: Nigel Biggs, CBRE; Harry Handelsman, Manhattan Loft Corporation; Christoph Ingenhoven, ingenhoven architects; Ian Simpson, Ian Simpson Architects; and Rafael...

Research

11 June 2013

The Special Nature of the European Skyscraper

European architecture is at a crossroads. Its commercial and environmental realities are driving buildings ever-higher, but not all are convinced. In this article – contributed...

Global News

26 June 2019

London Mayor Approves High-Rise Hotel Plan, Despite Local Council’s Rejection

London mayor Sadiq Khan has overturned the local council and approved SimpsonHaugh’s plan for the of a Brutalist Richard Seifert-designed hotel in Kensington. In October...

Associated companies

Ian Simpson Architects

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

6 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential, 10 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete, 11 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

 
 

*Based on 37 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline

 

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.

 

Gross-to-Net Height

NOTE: Gross-to-Net Height is defined as architectural height minus height of highest occupied floor. Therefore, the Gross-to-Net Height is only calculated for buildings that have both the architectural height and the highest occupied floor height recorded.