Harbinder Birdi

DTT Leader—Intense City

Harbinder is as a RIBA chartered Architect and Senior Partner at Hawkins\Brown leading the Infrastructure and Transport sector and  is delivering the architectural designs for two of the UK’s largest infrastructure projects currently underway; Thames Tideway and three new stations at Tottenham Court Road, Bond Street and Liverpool Street for Crossrail 1 The Elizabeth Line. He is a member of London Chamber of Commerce Transport committee and also a trustee of  Pitzhanger Manor House & Gallery; a Grade 1 listed building designed by Sir John Soane.

Harbinder lectures in the UK and internationally on professional practice, architecture and the delivery and construction of major infrastructure projects. He is a member of the RIBA Education Committee  and is a RIBA Part III Professional Examiner and sits on  the RIBA Validation Panel. He is part of the ‘Speakers for Schools’ initiative; encouraging children from state schools to join the design and construction industries. Harbinder is a previous winner of ’40 under 40′; a prestigious UK design award recognising the best young architects under 40.