Ken Shuttleworth 1952
Ken Shuttleworth is an influential English architect. He is renowned for The Millennium Bridge (London Millennium Footbridge), London; The Gherkin Tower (30 St. Mary Axe), London and City Hall, London.
Early Life & Education
Ken Shuttleworth was born in September, 1952 in Birmingham, England. Ken Shuttleworth studied at the Leicester School of Architecture of De Montfort University. His fellows named him ‘Ken the Pen’ for his fluidity in drawings.
Career & Projects
Ken Shuttleworth partnered with Foster & Partners in 1977 where he worked on many major projects such as The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation building. Ken Shuttleworth established his own architectural practice, Make Architects in 2004.
His celebrated buildings include Wembley Stadium; The Cube; 2012 London Olympic Handball Arena; Swiss Re Headquarters; Carre d’Art, Nimes, France; Library at Cranfield University; Chek Lap Kok airport, Hong Kong; The Millennium Bridge (London Millennium Footbridge), London; The Gherkin Tower (30 St. Mary Axe), London; City Hall, London and others.