Session 4C: Structural & Geotechnic Engineering

October 17, 2016
3:45 PM – 5:15 PM

Engineers are constantly challenging the limits of skyscraper technology in order to improve traditional designs and develop new building typologies. Rapidly evolving design techniques have allowed tall building structures to take on new forms without compromising their integrity. Presentations here explored contemporary trends in structural and geotechnical engineering.

Dennis Poon

Dennis Poon

CTBUH Leader

Vice Chairman
Thornton Tomasetti
New York City
“Mega Size Mixed-Use Projects: Redefining Vertical Urbanism”
Peter Ramstedt

Peter Ramstedt

Vice President, Project Director
Turner Construction Company
Kuala Lumpur
“KL118 Case Study: Analysis of Different Bore Pile Testing Methods”
SawTeen See

SawTeen See

CTBUH Leader

Managing Partner
Leslie E. Robertson Associates
New York City
“Structural Design Challenges of Minmetals Capital Tower, Shenzhen”

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