Session 3E: Structural Engineering

30 October 2017
1:45 PM – 3:15 PM

Technical advancements continue to push the boundaries of structural engineering, allowing for taller, skinnier, and more resilient high-rises. This session explores some of the most recent advances in structural engineering, including viscous wall dampers and the challenging design of Merdeka PNB118 in Kuala Lumpur. It will conclude with a discussion of structural resiliency, and whether it is a sustainable practice.

Chair: Meg Redwin
Executive Director, Multiplex, Sydney
SawTeen See
Managing Partner, Leslie E. Robertson Associates, New York City
Simon Cloherty
Principal, Robert Bird Group, London
Honglei Wu
Deputy Chief Engineer, Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd, Shanghai
Donald Davies
President, Magnusson Klemencic Associates, Seattle