Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Leslie E. Robertson

Moira Moser

Board of Trustees, CTBUH Chairman (1985-1990)
Board of Trustees, Vice-Chair (1982-1985)
Advisory Group, Member (1992-2000)
Award Recipient, Fazlur Khan Medal (2004)
Award Recipient, CTBUH Fellow (2007)

New York, USA

Leslie E. Robertson and Associates RLLP

Amongst many other structures, Dr. Robertson is responsible for the structural design of the World Trade Center (New York), the United States Steel Headquarters (Pittsburgh), the Bank of China Tower (Hong Kong), and the Puerta de Europa (Madrid) as well as exceptional museums and the award-winning Miho Museum Bridge (Japan). He is a Distinguished Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and has received the IStructE Gold Medal, the Gengo Matsui Prize as the outstanding Structural Engineer in the world, the AIA Institute Honor; and was recognized as ENR's Construction 'Man of the Year'. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering as well as an Honorary and Advisory Board Member of the Center of Sustainability, Accountability and Eco-Affordability for Large Structures. He has been awarded four honorary doctorates, currently is teaching at Princeton University, and is Distinguished Engineering Alumnus of the University of California, Berkeley. He received ASCE’s Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) Award, AISC’s J. Lloyd Kimbrough Award, Tokyo Society of Architects Honorary Fellowship and Medal, and is the first recipient of the Henry C. Turner Award and of the Fazlur Rahman Kahn Medal. Shanghai World Financial Center with his design received the Best Tall Building Award 2009.

His published books and research papers in the field of Tall Buildings include:

KATZ, P., ROBERTSON, L. & SEE, S. (2008). Shanghai World Financial Center: Without Compromise……. Proceedings of the CTBUH 8th World Congress, 3rd-5th March 2008. Dubai, UAE. Published by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, Chicago. pp.69-74.

KATZ, P. & ROBERTSON, L. (2008). Case Study: Shanghai World Financial Center. Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) Journal 2008, Issue II. Chicago, USA. pp.10-14.