Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
  • Phil Gardiner

About Phil Gardiner

Phil has over 35 years experience in the provision of engineering consultancy for all types of buildings and engineering structures.

His broad experience includes low, medium and high-rise commercial and residential buildings, large clear span and high bay industrial developments, educational, sporting and healthcare facilities, as well as maritime and other civil engineering structures.

Phil has successfully provided services for projects ranging from award winning architectural buildings through to mass-produced precast structures design and construct and leaseback developments.

A major contributor to both structural and multidisciplinary design teams, Phil is known for his innovative and lateral design solutions and his support of significant and challenging architecture.

Phil’s project base includes structural consultancy in Hong Kong, Malaysia and the United States as well as all…


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About Phil Gardiner

Phil has over 35 years experience in the provision of engineering consultancy for all types of buildings and engineering structures.

His broad experience includes low, medium and high-rise commercial and residential buildings, large clear span and high bay industrial developments, educational, sporting and healthcare facilities, as well as maritime and other civil engineering structures.

Phil has successfully provided services for projects ranging from award winning architectural buildings through to mass-produced precast structures design and construct and leaseback developments.

A major contributor to both structural and multidisciplinary design teams, Phil is known for his innovative and lateral design solutions and his support of significant and challenging architecture.

Phil’s project base includes structural consultancy in Hong Kong, Malaysia and the United States as well as all Australian mainland States. He is a leader both technically and managerially and is invited to present at seminars and to tertiary institutions on a regular basis.

Phil is also a keen contributor to the industry having served as a member of the Building Appeals Board for more than seven years and currently as a committee member for the Victorian Property Council.

CTBUH Involvement

  • City Representative, Melbourne (2012 – Present)
  • Past Roles:
  • Annual Conference, Presenter (New York 2015; Australia 2017)
  • Annual Conference, Session Chair (China 2016)
  • Annual Conference, Steering Committee (Australia 2017)

Events/Initiatives Involving Phil Gardiner

CTBUH Leaders Connect at 2017 Conference

29 Oct 2017, Event Report – The Annual Leaders Meeting was held the day before the start of the CTBUH 2017…

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

7-9 Mar 2017, Event Report – Executive Director Antony Wood delivered two well attended lectures in Sydney…

Events/Initiatives Involving Phil Gardiner

CTBUH Leaders Connect at 2017 Conference
29 Oct 2017, Sydney – Event Report
The Annual Leaders Meeting was held the day before the start of the CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference, bringing together the Council’s leaders.
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.
Executive Director Visits Sydney and Melbourne
6-10 Mar 2017, Sydney – Event Report
CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood traveled to Sydney and Melbourne to build support for the 2017 conference through meetings and lectures.
2016 CTBUH Leaders Meeting Report
16 Oct 2016, Shenzhen – Event Report
The Annual Leaders Meeting was held this year in conjunction with the 2016 Conference in China, bringing together the Council’s leaders from around the world.
CTBUH Melbourne Committee Hosts Holiday Celebration
4 Dec 2014, Melbourne – Event Report
CTBUH Australia Chapter, Melbourne Committee celebrated its second anniversary by hosting an informal holiday celebration.
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.
Global Representatives Workshop, Shanghai
18 Sep 2012, Shanghai – Event Report
CTBUH leaders and representatives from around the world gathered to discuss on-going initiatives and better ways to serve members and grow the Council.

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Phil Gardiner Related Resources

CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference - Melbourne Session 4B: New Challenges & Opportunities for Engineers Q&A

3 Nov 2017 – CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference
Chair: Phil Gardiner, Irwinconsult; Goman Wai-Ming Ho, Arup; Barry Roben, Irwinconsult Pty; Rob DiBlasi, 4D Workshop

CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference - Session 2C: Modular Construction Q&A

30 Oct 2017 – CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference
Chair: Sophie Giles, University of Western Australia; Anthony Sertorio, Multiplex; Nonda Katsalidis, Fender Katsalidis Architects; Phil Gardiner, Irwinconsult

From Where to Where for Modular Construction?

30 Oct 2017 – CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference
Phil Gardiner, Irwinconsult

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The Construction of a High-Rise Development Using Volumetric Modular Methodology

26 Oct 2015 – The Future of Tall: A Selection of Written Works on Current Skyscraper Innovations
Phillip Gardiner, Irwinconsult

Phil Gardiner Related Videos

CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference - Melbourne Session 4B: New Challenges & Opportunities for Engineers Q&A
3 Nov 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Chair: Phil Gardiner, Irwinconsult; Goman Wai-Ming Ho, Arup; Barry Roben, Irwinconsult Pty; Rob DiBlasi, 4D Workshop
Phil Gardiner, Managing Director, Irwinconsult, chairs the question and answer session with Goman Wai-Ming Ho, Director, Arup; Barry Roben, Director, Irwinconsult Pty; and Rob DiBlasi, Director, 4D Workshop at the end of 2017 Australia Conference…
CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference - Session 2C: Modular Construction Q&A
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Chair: Sophie Giles, University of Western Australia; Anthony Sertorio, Multiplex; Nonda Katsalidis, Fender Katsalidis Architects; Phil Gardiner, Irwinconsult
Sophie Giles, Deputy Head - Education, University of Western Australia, chairs the question and answer session with Anthony Sertorio, Engineering Manager, Multiplex Engineering Innovations Group; Nonda Katsalidis, Director and Partner, Fender…
From Where to Where for Modular Construction?
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Phil Gardiner, Irwinconsult
Like most modern forms of construction, modular has been around for longer than we think. Modular homes were shipped from England by the Bell Company to Melbourne and California in the mid-19th century. Modular precast building systems were in use in…
The Construction of a High-Rise Development Using Volumetric Modular Methodology
26 Oct 2015 – Presentation at CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; Phillip Gardiner, Irwinconsult
The SOHO Tower is a 29-level modular building in Darwin, in the far north of Australia, a cyclonic region. The building was designed to incorporate a basement and eight floors built with conventional reinforced concrete followed by 21 levels of…
2015 New York Conference - Session 2d - Q&A
26 Oct 2015 – Presentation at CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; Kanokpat Chanvaivit, Bouygues Thai; David Wallance, FXFOWLE; Phillip Gardiner, Irwinconsult
Kanokpat Chanvaivit, Bouygues Thai; David Wallance, FXFOWLE; and Phillip Gardiner, Irwinconsult, answer questions at the end of 2015 New York Conference Session 2d: Construction Advances.
CTBUH Australia Symposium 2015 – Phil Gardiner & David Waldren Q&A
1 Sep 2015 – CTBUH Leader Presentations & Meetings; Phil Gardiner, Irwinconsult; David Waldren, Grocon
Phil Gardiner, Irwinconsult, and David Waldren, Grocon, answer questions at the CTBUH Australia Symposium on "How Cities are Responding to Urbanism?"
CTBUH Australia Symposium 2015 – Phil Gardiner & David Waldren
1 Sep 2015 – CTBUH Leader Presentations & Meetings; Phil Gardiner, Irwinconsult; David Waldren, Grocon
Phil Gardiner, Irwinconsult, and David Waldren, Grocon, present at the CTBUH Australia Symposium on "How Cities are Responding to Urbanism?"

Phil Gardiner Related Papers/Research

The Construction of a High-Rise Development Using Volumetric Modular Methodology
26 Oct 2015 – The Future of Tall: A Selection of Written Works on Current Skyscraper Innovations; Phillip Gardiner, Irwinconsult
The SOHO Tower is a 29-level modular building in Darwin, in the far north of Australia, a cyclonic region. The building was designed to incorporate a basement and eight floors built with conventional reinforced concrete followed by 21 levels of…