Tom Shaw. Ramboll

Tom Shaw

Director, Buildings and residential lead

T: +44 7843 329 490

“"The industry must innovate and embrace new ways of building if we are to meet the current and future housing demands."”

Tom has excellent knowledge of residential and commercial developments in London, leading the residential sector for Ramboll UK. Having been at Ramboll since 2004 he has worked on a wide variety of projects from small scale residential schemes to large scale mixed-use projects in London as well as international projects in the Middle East and South-East Asia.

With excellent experience of working as a structural engineer as well as project managing multi-discipline teams Tom leads a team of 25 engineers and technicians in the London office as part of the Buildings division.

He is able to utilise his insight into the residential sector to ensure that Ramboll are bringing good value to their clients in the sector and that the company is focused on the client needs.

Over recent years Tom has been leading the Ramboll team in the design of a number of plots at the landmark King’s Cross Central development; a number of buildings have been successfully delivered and Ramboll are continuing to progress many more of the plots. Historically Tom has worked on regeneration schemes such as Rathbone Market in Canning Town, large scale commercial schemes such as Paddington Central and BBC Broadcasting House, as well as a large high-rise scheme in Jakarta.

Tom regularly writes press articles focusing on the residential sector; recently key topics have included the benefits of offsite construction, the build-to-rent market as well as high-rise residential building.

Recent projects

New School, Harringay

The New School in London's Haringey is the first new school to be built in the borough since the 1960s. It provides teaching accommodation and facilities for more than 1,000 pupils. Included in the scheme are 60 new classrooms, a sports hall, an assembly space, a cafeteria and kitchen, and science laboratories. The building is designed to be an exemplar sustainable school and to achieve a BREEAM 'excellent' rating.

The location of the site adjacent to a main railway line led to the need for mechanical ventilation throughtout the building. In addition, the high level of IT installations has meant the installation of cooling to most of the classrooms.

The design of the school incorporates a number of low-carbon and sustainability features. These include the provision of ...

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