US Project Principal
Ian Booth is a partner and expert MEP engineer who recently transferred back to New York after managing Buro Happold’s Warsaw office for 12 years. With more than 30 years of experience, Ian is a proven leader with strong technical abilities who has delivered award-winning project designs.
His creative engineering approach – ranging from project concept to completion – has allowed him to explore innovative MEP solutions that incorporate the latest technologies and deliver minimized energy usage.
As a dedicated practitioner, he was instrumental in designing Buro Happold’s Warsaw new healthy office that achieved WELL Gold certification and includes outstanding acoustical performance, optimum daylighting controls and an efficient ventilation system.
Ian is passionate about working with clients who are interested in high performance and future proof engineering solutions.
Before moving to New York, some of his most notable work as project principal included the Museum of Modern Art Warsaw, Warsaw Symphony Concert Hall; Q22 Commercial Office and Warsaw One, both commercial office towers; and Überseequartier in Hamburg.
Ian is currently the principal in charge on Powerhouse, a new cultural project that sits on a former Brooklyn power station, as well as the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Additionally, he serves as the Buro Happold New York office director.