Farshad Berahman

MKA, Senior Principal | Seattle, United States


Farshad Berahman is a Principal at Magnusson Klemencic Associates (MKA), an award-winning, 185-person, structural and civil engineering firm founded in 1920 and headquartered in Seattle, Washington, with a branch office in Chicago, Illinois.

With more than 20 years of design and structural engineering experience, Farshad is a skilled and thoughtful leader who has designed complex towers in many of the world’s most challenging locations. He is the leader of MKA’s High-Rise Structures Technical Specialist Team, helping to advance MKA’s capabilities in tall-building design related to wind and seismic engineering, including new forms of damping systems within tall towers for more efficient motion control. Farshad brings a collaborative approach with unique and innovative ideas to each of his projects.

Farshad Berahman

CTBUH Designated Expert


Annual Conference, Presenter (Chicago 2019)

Working Group: Building Damping Technologies (2016 – 2018)

26 October 2015

Second CTBUH Damping Research Meeting

Nearly 30 industry professionals and academic experts were in attendance at the second meeting for the CTBUH research project on damping.

19 May 2015

First Meeting for CTBUH Damping Technologies Research

More than 40 industry and academic experts convened at CTBUH Chicago to mark the launch of the Bouygues Construction-funded damping initiative.