Guoyong (Paul) Fu

Thornton Tomasetti, Inc., Principal | New York City, United States

About

Mr. Guoyong (Paul) Fu, a Principal at Thornton Tomasetti Inc, has more than 20 years of experience in structural analysis, design and project management of super-tall buildings, long span sport utilities , airport terminals, and mixed-use structures.

With comprehensive knowledge in the design of concrete &steel structure, Seismic Design, Performance Based Design and Finite Element Analysis, Mr Fu accumulated extensive experience through the structural design works for major projects in US and the Asia, including Shanghai Towers(632m), Taipei 101(508m), Wuhan Greenland Center(606+m), Ping An International Finance Center (660m), Jakarta Signature Tower (638m), Wells Fargo Arena and Hy-Vee Convention Center , PETCO Park Stadium, New Guangzhou Baiyun Airport Phase 2 terminals and MGM CityCenter Block A in Las Vegas.

Mr. Fu is a licensed professional engineer in New York State. He holds a…

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CTBUH Roles

Expert Peer Review Committee (2014 – Present)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Shanghai 2012; Shanghai 2014)

Videos

18 September 2014

Structural Design Challenges of Zhongnan Center

This presentation will give an overview of the following solutions used to address the structural challenges of the Zhongnan Center: a foundation to support the...

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Research

17 October 2016

Designing a Bamboo Shaped Suptertall Tower in Hefei

Guoyong Fu, Dennis Poon, Yi Zhu & Zheng Gui Ma, Thornton Tomasetti

The Evergrande International Financial Center, located in Binhu New Area CBD in Hefei, Anhui Province, China, consists of one iconic108-story, 518m tall tower, one single...

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Research

16 September 2014

Unique Structural Design Aspects

Yi Zhu, Dennis Poon, Qing (Steve) Zuo & Paul Fu, Thornton Tomasetti Inc.

This chapter discusses the unique structural solutions for the 632m tall Shanghai Tower. An innovative “Core-Outrigger-Mega Frame” lateral system is adopted to meet China’s conservative...

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