With over 20 years of experience, Craig Schwitter is a leader in the engineering design of complex buildings and large scale developments that include educational, performing arts, cultural, civic, stadia, transportation, and master planning projects. Craig founded the first North American office of Buro Happold in 1999. Since its inception, the North American practice has grown to over 200 staff based in multiple office locations including New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago and San Francisco.
Under Craig’s leadership, the North America region offices expanded to offer a full suite of engineering arts including: structural, MEP, geotechnical and facade engineering, lighting design, fire and life safety, sustainability consulting, and sustainable master planning services.
With a focus on integrated engineering and the use of appropriate technology, Craig has played a hands-on role in ensuring the high quality of Buro Happold’s projects and breakthrough innovations on recent high profile engineering commissions with the firm.
The firm’s work in low energy and high performance buildings has been a key area of technology development that Buro Happold continues to pursue across its worldwide portfolio of projects.