John Swift, a partner and the science and technology practice leader for Buro Happold’s US region, has more than 25 years of experience in high performance building systems engineering design.
He has delivered solutions for research, commercial and academic facilities that require effective and reliable infrastructure for the optimization of occupant health, safety and comfort, while minimizing energy and water consumption.
He is recognized as an authority in the profession, helping write standards for the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air- Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), the Environmental Protection Agency and the General Services Administration.
John recently saw the completion of Brown University’s new Engineering Research Center, which includes cutting edge laboratory facilities and sets the benchmark for sustainable laboratory design. Currently he is working on multiple projects for Alexandria Real Estate in NYC, with WS Development in the Seaport District in Boston, and various projects at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) including the New Museum and the New Music Building.