Mario Lafontaine

Rene Lagos Engineers, Director Of New Technologies | Santiago, Chile

About

Mario Lafontaine is a Civil Structural Engineer from the Univesity of Chile. Has worked on some of the tallest building in the region.

Currently he works as New Technologies Director in Rene Lagos Engineers, looking to provide resiliency to buildings on high seismic zone by either providing seismic protection technology (isolators, dampers) or by using more reliable methods to assess the seismic performance (Performance Based Design).

CTBUH Roles

Annual Conference, Presenter (Shanghai 2014; Middle East 2018)

Videos

16 September 2014

The 2010 Mw 8.8 Maule Chile earthquake caused more than 30 billion US dollars in direct losses. The indirect losses remain unknown, but it is...

Videos

16 September 2014

2014 Shanghai International Conference Technical Workshop 06 Questions & Answers session with speakers Kanokpat Chanvaivit, Bouygues – Thai Co. Ltd.; Chunhe (Henry) Li, Buro Happold;...

Research

16 September 2014

Rene Lagos & Mario Lafontaine, Rene Lagos Engineers; Ruben Boroschek & Rodrigo Retamales, Ruben Boroschek and Associates

The 2010 Mw 8.8 Maule Chile earthquake caused more than 30 billion US dollars in direct losses. The indirect losses remain unknown, but it is...