Aine Brazil

Thornton Tomasetti, Inc., Vice Chairman | New York City, United States

Ms. Aine Brazil has been responsible for the design and construction of high-rise offices, residential buildings, hotels, air-rights projects with long-span transfer systems, hospitals and parking garages. High on the list of accomplishments during her 30 years of experience is the role she played in leading the structural engineering team for the design of more than three million square feet of high-rise office development in the Times Square area. Other notable projects include the major expansion of New York Hospital spanning the FDR highway, the 60-story 731 Lexington Avenue mixed-use project, and Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.

In 1999, Ms. Brazil was named one of “New York’s 100 Most Influential Women in Business” by Crain’s New York Business. In November 2006, she was honored as Woman of the Year by WX, New York Women Executives in Real Estate. In addition, she was a member of…

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Fazlur R. Khan Lifetime Achievement Award, Winner (2018)

Annual Conference, Steering Committee (New York 2015)


17 September 2018

Aine Brazil, Vice Chairman, Thornton Tomasetti, sat down with CTBUH to discuss her 40-plus year career creating internationally acclaimed high-rises across the world.


28 July 2018

Aine Brazil, Thornton Tomasetti

Aine Brazil, Vice Chairman, Thornton Tomasetti, is the recipient of the 2018 CTBUH Fazlur R. Khan Medal. Through a 40-plus-year career, she has been responsible...


08 August 2017

Leading Women in Tall Buildings

Recently, there has been a growing and overdue recognition in the architecture discipline that women are under-represented, not just in terms of leadership positions held,...