||CTBUH Journal, Editor (2008-2010)|
CTBUH Journal, Associate Editor (2010-present)
Zak Kostura is a practicing structural engineer with Arup, a global multidisciplinary engineering firm, and has worked on the design of high rise buildings in Europe and the Middle East. He specializes in structures with unique geometry that involves detailed computational analysis. A graduate engineer of the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Zak has broad experience with many aspects of building design including architecture, civil and structural engineering and sustainability.
As a writer, he attempts to illustrate the inextricable link between contemporary urban design and a broader societal context. Zak is an associate editor of the CTBUH Journal, a regular publication of the Journal that explores many aspects of tall building design.
His published books and research papers in the field of Tall Buildings include:
KOSTURA, Z. & WARBURTON, P. (2007). Toward Energy Efficient Buildings Worldwide. Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) Journal 2007, Summer. Chicago, USA. pp. 16-22.
KOSTURA, Z. BIM - A Search for Answers. Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) Journal 2007, Fall. Chicago, USA. pp. 20-23.