One of Kyle’s favorite ways of seeing a new country is by sea; he has sailed in the Caribbean, Greece, Turkey, Italy and Croatia.

Based in Thornton Tomasetti’s UAE office, Kyle Krall oversees work in the Middle East. He leads all our practices in that region, coordinating closely with our offices serving clients in the Middle East. Kyle has more than 27 years of structural engineering experience in the design of commercial, sports, residential and mixed-use buildings, in both steel and concrete. He joined Thornton Tomasetti’s New York City office in 1995, and established the firm’s Abu Dhabi and Dubai offices in 2008.

Project Highlights
Notable projects include the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates; The New York Times Building in New York City; RBS Americas Headquarters Building in Stamford, Connecticut; and the Sowwah Square peer review and site observation in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Contributing to the Profession
Kyle served as an adjunct assistant professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation for 10 years. He serves on the industry advisory boards for Abu Dhabi University’s civil engineering department and the American University of Dubai’s department of architecture. He has coauthored numerous technical papers and lectured at engineering conferences in the United States and the UAE.

Outside of Work
Kyle is an avid runner and cyclist having completed 11 marathons and countless other races. Travel is also a passion; he is on a quest to increase his tally of countries visited. One of his favorite ways of sightseeing is by sea, and he has sailed frequently in the Caribbean, and occasionally in Greece, Turkey, Italy and Croatia. Golf and cooking are also his hobbies.

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