Since he joined Grimshaw in 1995, Ewan has promoted architectural concepts where engineering and construction are fully integrated, contributing to each other’s success. Allied to a flair for creative attention to detail, the resulting projects are distinctive structures which span the breadth of scales and sectors.
Ewan is a highly capable designer and an experienced multidisciplinary team leader, and he has the confidence and knowledge required to ensure that complex projects are designed and delivered on time and within budget. He has significant international experience in transport and infrastructure schemes, including railways, airports and bridges. Ewan designed the award-winning Newport City footbridge → and developed HS2’s bridge design guidance.
He was also project architect for the Stirling Prize-shortlisted Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA Station →, and Director of Architecture for Sydney’s North West Rail Link. Following strategic planning and design for Heathrow Airport, Ewan is leading Grimshaw’s team working for EDF at Sizewell.
Ewan’s portfolio includes a growing number of city centre-based projects. He works closely with major developers, and he understands the importance of architectural design in the commercial success of their buildings. Following completion of the Lloyds Bank headquarters →, he gained planning consent for the former London Stock Exchange site and completed the St Botolph Building → work on The Laboratory for Dulwich College → was completed in 2016, and he is also responsible for City Quays 2, which is currently being built within a Grimshaw-designed master plan for Belfast Harbour.
Ewan is a Commissioner at the Design Commission for Wales and co-chair of their design review panel.