Fatih Yalniz

WSP, Senior Vice President | New York City, United States

About

Fatih Yalniz, P.E., has more than 15 years of experience at WSP (formerly Cantor-Seinuk), directing the analysis group and conducting three-dimensional computer analysis and design of lateral bracing systems for many prominent high-rise and supertall buildings. Yalniz’s expertise in creative engineering solutions has been instrumental in the design of complex, iconic projects such as 111 West 57th, in contention to be the slenderest high-rise in the world; 56 Leonard, also known as the “Jenga building;” One World Trade Center; 432 Park, with its innovative approach to managing wind; 53W53/MoMA Tower; and Central Park Tower. His work for the new Hudson Yards development includes 55 Hudson Yards, 15 Hudson Yards and 3 Hudson Boulevard. His understanding of constructability issues has helped to facilitate seamless design-to-construction project synchronization. He has been instrumental in shaping…

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CTBUH Roles

Annual Conference, Presenter (Chicago 2019)

Research

29 June 2021

Performance of Adaptive TMD for Tall Building Damping

Felix Weber, Maurer Switzerland GmbH; Fatih Yalniz, WSP USA; Deniz Kerner & Peter Huber, Maurer SE

This research investigates the potential of Adaptive TMDs for tall building damping. The Adaptive TMD under consideration is based on real-time controlled hydraulic dampers generating...

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