Director, Callison RTKL
Kenneth Turner is a Director at CallisonRTKL Dubai and delivers projects with 28 years of architectural design experience. His ability to find solutions through cutting edge technologies make Kenneth a great match for clients looking for progressive design. He believes cultural influences specific to a region should be understood and incorporated into the building’s design logic. He strives to implement innovative technology into the expression of the building in order to maximize environmental sustainability and human comfort.
Before joining CallisonRTKL, Kenneth managed and coordinated architectural teams with projects in North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East focusing on commercial office, hospitality and residential. As an Associate Partner, Kenneth led design efforts for the world’s tallest tower Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE; he helped in winning the design competition and developing Conceptual, Schematic, through Detail Design phases. He has worked on numerous other high profile commissions including, Commercial Office at Canary Wharf in London, Corporate Bank Head Office in Riyadh, Corporate Offices in Beijing, Mixed-Use Tall Towers in China, Singapore, South Korea and the Middle East.
“Successful high-rise building design should explore a complementary composition of engineering and artistic sculpting, incorporating different scales of architectural detail. Utilizing sustainability opportunities, building efficiencies and human comfort principles are critical for delivering a project to the client.”
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