What: The Structural Engineers Association (SEA) 1st General Meeting will be welcoming Matthew Parkolap and James Pawlikowski from Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM). SOM is one of the largest and most influential architecture, interior design, engineering, and urban planning firms in the world! They have worked on some of the most innovative and renowned structures around the globe including the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. They’ve even worked close to home, helping to design and build the Sears Tower and Millennium Park.
At this meeting they will discuss their work in designing the Tianjin CTF Finance Center in Tianjin, China. This skyscraper will be the 5th tallest building in the world, reaching 96 stories! They have even designed it to reach LEED Gold Standards. Construction is projected to be completed by 2016.
Plus, there will be free pizza served at the meeting! This is a meeting you will definitely not want to miss.
Contact Peter Busch <firstname.lastname@example.org> with questions.
When: Today, Thursday, September 11 at 5:00pm
Where: 1310 Newmark Lab (Yeh Student Center)