What: Thornton Tomasetti Principal Robert Sinn will be a featured panelist at the upcoming Engineering-News Record (ENR) Global Construction Summit in New York City. He will discuss innovations in the structural design of Kingdom Tower, now under construction in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – to be the world’s tallest at +1,000 meters. The discussion, “Around the World with Innovative Projects,” will detail lessons learned about technology, project management and leadership in challenging and innovative projects on land, at sea, and in the air.
When/Where: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at the McGraw Hill Financial Global Headquarters, 1221 Avenue of the Americas in New York City. The summit will take place in the second floor amphitheater. Sinn is scheduled to present at 10:30 a.m. For more information or to register for ENR’s Global Construction Summit, visit the event website.
Who: Robert Sinn, P.E., S.E., F.ASCE, FIABSE, LEED AP, BD+C is the firm’s Structural Engineering practice leader. He has 30 years of experience in engineering large-scale and complex projects, including high-rise buildings and long-span structures for commercial, educational, performing arts and residential facilities. Sinn is involved in the technical aspects of Thornton Tomasetti’s projects, from concept design through construction.
Why: Engineering-News Record’s Global Construction Summit brings together industry professionals from major construction markets around the world to explore growth opportunities, investigate solutions to pressing challenges and share guidance.
About Thornton Tomasetti (www.ThorntonTomasetti.com)
Thornton Tomasetti provides engineering design, investigation and analysis services to clients worldwide on projects of every size and level of complexity. We fulfill the needs of our clients at every stage in the building life cycle through seven integrated practices in Structural Engineering, Façade Engineering, Forensics, Renewal, Construction Engineering, Property Loss Consulting and Sustainability. Founded in 1956, today Thornton Tomasetti is an 800-person organization of engineers, architects and other professionals collaborating from offices across the United States and in Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
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