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Shaun Russell

BA Dip Arch (Dist) MA ARB

Shaun is an Architect with extensive experience throughout his practice as a hands-on Design Director on complex infrastructure projects in all areas of design and construction.

He brings to every project extensive knowledge and leadership skills related to large complex projects, with a focus on transport-oriented infrastructure (TOD) and mixed-use development – through all design stages, in both the UK and internationally.

For over 30 years he has been designing and managing projects in UK, Germany, Ireland, China, Middle East and Canada, including master planning, mixed-use commercial/ retail/ residential, hospitality, health, sport, education and transportation


Forensic Analysis – Probyn Miers Ltd (2020)

  • Senior Architect

Director Transport Architecture, AECOM (2015-2019)

  • Wessex Capacity Upgrade, London/ £500m. Lead Architect CRE
  • Old Street Roundabout, London. A Transport for London (TFL) project.
  • Newbury Park Station, London Underground (LU). Project Director
  • Jeddah Metro, Saudi Arabia. Metro Jeddah Company (MJC)/ $12bn.

Design Manager, Dragados SA (2011-2015)

  • Garden Bridge, River Thames, London /£175m
  • Paddington Bakerloo Line Link, London Underground (LU)-TFL /£40m
  • Bank Station Capacity Upgrade (BSCU), London Underground (LU) – TFL /£500m (TWAO) + planning consent for Oversite Development (OSD) above new station

Director, Alsop Architects (1999-2011)

  • Expert Witness: Stratford Regional Station Upgrade. Docklands Light Railway
  • Architectural Monument, Union Station, Dubai. Roads & Transport Authority (RTA)
  • Dubai Creek Front Development: Al Ghubaiba & Al Ittihad Ferry Terminals
  • Carnegie Pavilion, Headingley. Leeds Metropolitan University/ Yorkshire Cricket Club JV/ £21m
  • Yorkshire County Cricket Club and Leeds Beckett University JV, a unique ‘Dual-Use’ Cricket & Media Pavilion- BREEAM Excellent
  • Bradford City Centre Masterplan/Neighborhood Development Framework (NDF). A Bradford City Council Project /£2bn
  • Finch West/ Steeles West Station, Toronto, Canada – Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) project /$2.6bn. Project Director Concept Design of new stations of the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension
  • Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal, China. A Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal Development Company/$1.17bn. Project Director: Shanghai Port Cruise Terminal occupies 1km of riverside on the north Bund with a total area of 260,000sqm and 8-17 storey mixed-use pavilions
  • Fourth Grace, Liverpool. Liverpool City Council/ £228m. Associate – Project Architect coordinating multi-disciplinary design team -Concept Design and Scheme Design development of the competition-winning Fourth Grace
  • Stratford Regional DLR Station, London. Docklands Light Railway (DLR) /£12m. Project Director from Concept Design through to completion of new DLR station terminal, key arrival point for visitors to the London 2012 Olympics
  • Palestra, Blackfriars Road, London. Blackfriars Investment / Royal London Asset Management JV /£68m. Associate – Project Architect 27,871m2 (300,000sqft), 12 storey Palestra office development
  • St. Stephen’s Green to Dublin Airport Alignment Study. Associate – Project Architect
  • Birmingham New Street Station Capacity Upgrade, Birmingham. Railtrack/ Network Rail (NR)/£550m.
  • Heron Quays DLR Station, London Canary Wharf Group/ Docklands Light Railway (DLR) JV/£6m. Associate – Project Architect
  • Blackfriars Station, London. Railtrack / Network Rail (NR)/£600m. Associate – Project Architect remodeling of North Bank and Blackfriars Underground Station Capacity Upgrade, and Over Site Development (OSD) + Blackfriars Station Transport & Works Act Order
  • Colorium, Dusseldorfer-Hafen, Germany/£60m. Technical Head for multi-disciplinary design team, Detailed Design of Iconic 17-storey Colorium office tower

Station Architect, JLE – Jubilee Line Extension (1995-1999)

  • North Greenwich Station, London. Jubilee Line Extension Project (JLEP)/£110m. Station Lead Architect, Detailed Design through to completion and handover to London Underground (LU), capacity 20,000 passengers an hour to the Millennium Dome in 2000

Associate, Terry Farrell (1987 – 1992)

  • Alban Gate, West Wing, London/ £175m. Associate – Project Architect 7-storey mixed-use office, retail, residential development and Monkwell Square

Architect Part l & II

  • Foster & Partners (1984) – Carre d’Art, Nimes, France. Competition 1st Prize (1985)
  • Hogben Smith Barratt (1984). Rosenberg Mardall (YRM)
  • Building Design Partnership -BDP- (1982 – 1983) 


  • MA Architecture: ‘Supplementing Architecture’, University of Westminster (1995 – 1997)
  • ‘Deconstruction and Beyond’, City University (1995)
  • AutoCAD Kurs, Berlin (1994)
  • Intensiv Kurs, Goethe Institut, Berlin (1992)
  • Goethe Institut, London (1992)
  • Robin Evans: ‘Projection’, University of Westminster (1992)
  • ‘Knowledge and the True’, Birkbeck College (1989 – 1990)
  • ‘After Nietzsche’, Birkbeck College (1988-1989)
  • ARCUK [ARB] Registration (1988)
  • Banister Fletcher Prize: ‘Aldo Rossi’ (1985)
  • Diploma Architecture [Distinction], Polytechnic of Central London [Westminster University] (1983-1985)
  • Blue Circle Cement Prize: ‘Brighton Pier’ (1980)
  • BA Architecture, Leeds Polytechnic [Leeds Beckett University] (1978-1981)


  • Architecture (BA) [Part I] – Leeds Beckett University (1978-1981)
  • Diploma in Architecture (Dip Arch [Dist.]) [Part II] + Part III – University of Westminster, London (1983-1985)
  • Architecture (MA) – University of Westminster, London (1995-1997)

Professional Memberships

  • Architects Registration Board


  • BA Architecture, 2nd Year, Oxford Brookes University (1995-1997)
  • BSc Architecture, 1st Year, University of Westminster (1995)
  • Visiting Critic: Leeds Beckett University, Kingston, Southbank, Bartlett and Westminster University

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