russell thomas, technical Director
BEng(Hons), MIStructE, CEng
Russell has enjoyed a wide variety of projects over the last 30 years, with a particular emphasis on technically complex buildings, refurbishments and those with a strong architectural influence.
This experience has given him a detailed understanding of all major materials with specific strength in architectural exposed structures in steel, concrete and timber, often with restricted programmes and budgets. He is also a member of the sustainability committee for the Institution of Structural Engineers.
Russell has led several award winning projects which have been published in the architectural press and is currently overseeing a 22 Storey Modular Tower at Addiscombe Grove, Croydon.
Favourite Building: Tadao Ando’s Hundred Gardens in Awaji, Japan.
Favourite Quote: If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six hours sharpening my axe – Abraham Lincoln