Dominic Bettison BA (Hons) DipArch RIBA

portrait of director Dominic Bettison

Dominic Bettison led the winning competition submission to redevelop an area of downtown Toronto, as CIBC SQUARE. The development comprises two high rise towers connected by a park and integrated into Union Station, a new city bus terminal and the Toronto Path pedestrian network. The first tower, 81 Bay Street, completed in 2021 and the overall development completes in 2024 with CIBC as the anchor tenant.

He has delivered a series of high-profile international projects for the practice including the 440m-high Guangzhou International Finance Center, one of the tallest buildings in the world, and the 330m-high Yuexiu Fortune Centre. In the UK he designed the 16-storey landmark development at 10 Brock Street for British Land and the Hauser Forum at the University of Cambridge, which provides office and research space for start-up companies.

Dominic is a member of CTBUH and has lectured on high rise developments at conferences around the world, including the Ultra High Building Summit 2008, and Tall Building Conferences in 2009 and 2012. Dominic was also a guest speaker at the Office Building Conference in Kuala Lumpur in 2013.  He is currently a member of the London CTBUH Urban Realm Committee.