Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
CTBUH New York Hosts Summer Social
Thursday, 31 August 2017

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NEW YORK – Last week saw the return of the sold-out CTBUH New York Young Professionals Committee (YPC) Summer Social, this year hosted by BuroHappold Engineering. The event took place in their New York offices at 100 Broadway and included an overview of their most recent undertakings, along with a chance for guests to meet the architects and engineers behind each project.

The purpose of these social events is for CTBUH members and their guests to gain a greater understanding of the most forward-thinking projects within New York City today, and to meet the innovative thinkers helping to shape its future. The committee also encourages its members to invite colleagues who may be interested in joining the CTBUH community and expanding their network within the tall building industry.

A representative from BuroHappold Engingeering presents on the company's latest projects.

BuroHappold is an interconnected community of engineering consultants and specialists focused on cutting-edge ideas and strident creativity. Previous projects from the consultancy have ranged from neighborhood cycle stations to designing and building entire cities. With their global network, they bring together a community of over 1,800 experts, all striving to ensure each project creates a positive impact that lasts long into the future.

The offices of BuroHappold boast a stunning roof deck, which served as the location for a welcome buffet and drinks. Guests enjoyed a wonderful view of the southern tip of Manhattan and New Jersey while networking with other CTBUH members and BuroHappold employees. New York YPC Co-Chair Ilkay Can-Standard, Founder, GenX Consultants, spoke a few words about the progress the chapter is making and encouraged attendees to become CTBUH members to support the group’s initiatives. As the sun set, guests began to take their seats for a presentation by the company on a few of their latest projects, followed by a Q&A with architects and designers.

After the presentation, guests once again took advantage of the fantastic view from the BuroHappold offices. The hosts were gracious enough to allow the lively conversation, networking, and drinks to continue until after dark.

The attendees listen to the presentation by BuroHappold.
View from the BuroHappold roof deck.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat is the world’s leading resource for professionals focused on the inception, design, construction, and operation of tall buildings and future cities. Founded in 1969, the CTBUH is a not-for-profit organization facilitating the exchange of the latest knowledge available on tall buildings around the world.

The CTBUH New York Chapter disseminates best practice information on tall buildings and urban environments, aiming to promote the public understanding of sustainable vertical urbanism. As well as periodic seminars and symposiums, the New York Chapter also utilizes events such as walking tours to further facilitate idea exchange amongst the international tall buildings and built environment community.

Guests enjoy stunning views of the New York City skyline while socializing before the presentation.
The CTBUH New York YPC would like to extend its deepest thanks to BuroHappold for hosting this event and providing sought-after insight into their current portfolio.

Alan Chan AAI Architects
Kim Schuddinck AAI Architects
James Sines AAI Architects
Philip Bongard AAI Architects
C. Gosine Adamson Associates International
l. Lake Adamson Associates International
Evan Arriaza Applied Design
Kai Sheng Archilier Architecture
Douglas Hamilton Archilier Architecture
Charys Clay Arup
Gabriela Garcia Arup
Vaidas Razgaitis Arup
Nicole Dubowski Arup
Yi Chen Arup
Alex Reddihough Arup
David Schlatter Britt Peters & Associates
Jacob Pulfer BuroHappold Engineering
Amrita Ghosh BuroHappold Engineering
Katharina Hoerath Christian Lahoude Studio
Elif Unsal Columbia GSAPP
Par Bratt COOKFOX Architects
Zach Craun COOKFOX Architects
Simon Willett COOKFOX Architects
Marjan Sedgh David Mexico Design Group
Alejndro Uribe DGA Systems
Parisa Mansourian EnTech
Andres Sereno EnTech
Nagi Alamri Fischer + Makooi Architects
Charles Portelli
Jason Li Fosun
Sara Davis FXFOWLE
Henry Pemberton FXFOWLE
Jim Bushong FXFOWLE
Hiranya Derasari GBG
Bo Xu Goodteng
Lee Franck Guy Nordenson and Associates
Ankur Verma Handel Architects
Paul campoverde Handel Architects
Ninad Garware Handel Architects
Mel Sage Handel Architects
Katie Donahue Handel Architects
Libby Farley Handel Architects
Dahmahlee Lawrence Handel Architects
Ray LeChase Handel Architects
David Woshinsky Handel Architects
Candice Ogando HOK
Salma Saadat Hunter Roberts
Irina Shalaeva IBI Group
Susan Wright IBI Group
Jose Arevalo Intuitions Group
Matt Breitel Jaros, Baum & Bolles
Anthony Ortiz Jaros, Baum & Bolles
Ye Wang Join
Andrew Zukoski Join
Drew Wolpert Join
Zachary Royals Keller Williams
Truc Huynh Knippers Helbig
Hubert Chang Knippers Helbig
Rick Naumann Leslie E. Robertson Associates
Samuel Ng Leslie E. Robertson Associates
Samar Kenkre Leslie E. Robertson Associates
Ksenia Tretiakova Leslie E. Robertson Associates
Adam Paul Longman Lindsey
Alexander Reardon Longman Lindsey
Stephen Ruben Manhattan Renovations
Alvin Tabar McLaren
Anna Fixsen Metropolis
Anthony Piderit Murray Engineering PC
Alex Alaimo PBDW
Lei Guo PCPA
Victor Charpentier Princeton University
Sarah Poist Rottet Studio
Xueting Wei RVA
Brent Chancellor Schöck North America
Phillip Bellis Severud Associates
Samantha Brummell Severud Associates
Peter Fetzer Severud Associates
Michael Ferraro Skystone Group LLC
Andrew Wynnyk Skystone Group LLC
Romina Gioberti SLCE Architects
Thomas Byrne Thornton Tomasetti
Olga Pavlenko Thornton Tomasetti
Hao Chen Thornton Tomasetti
Viktoria Henriksson Thornton Tomasetti
Wei Tong Thornton Tomasetti
Tim Wong Thornton Tomasetti
Walter Woodington Thornton Tomasetti
Gerardo Aguilar WSP
Angel Eng WSP
Chander Shahdadpuri WSP