John Viise

DeSimone Consulting Engineers, Managing Principal | Chicago, United States


John Viise is the Managing Principal of DeSimone’s Chicago office. His experience includes high-rise and specialty structures around the world. His area of expertise includes wind and seismic engineering in tall building design.

Mr. Viise’s most recent work in Chicago includes 900 W Randolph, a 500-foot-tall, condominium tower that achieves a slender form without the need for costly outriggers, and Lincoln Yards, a 22-story, 637,000 square foot building comprised of ground floor retail, office space, and parking. Other domestic experience includes the proposed Paramount Tower, a 750-foot-tall residential high-rise in Nashville, Tennessee, which will be the city’s tallest building.

Mr. Viise’s portfolio of work in the Gulf Region includes The Burj Khalifa, a 2,717-foot tower in Dubai; a proposed 3,280-foot residential building known as The Dubai One Tower; the 1,250-foot Burj Mohammed Bin…

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