Onur Ihtiyar

Thornton Tomasetti, Inc., Vice President | New York City, United States

About

Onur Ihtiyar is skilled in the structural analysis and design of a variety of building types, ranging from commercial and residential towers to mixed-use complexes and world-class sports venues. He is currently serving as a Vice President in New York office of Thornton Tomasetti with a focus on the seismic design of structures including Performance Seismic Based Design. During his 15+ year career, Mr. Ihtiyar worked on the design of prestigious structures such as Barclays Arena and 30 Hudson Yards in New York City, Ministry of Taxation Tower, SOCAR Tower and Baku Olympic Stadium in Azerbaijan, Al-Thumama FIFA WorldCup Stadium in Qatar.

Research

17 October 2016

Structural Challenges with the SOCAR Tower in Baku, a New Megacity in the Caspian Region

Hi Sun Choi & Onur Ihtiyar, Thornton Tomasetti, Inc.; Young Kyoon Jeong & Hyungsup Sim, Heerim Architects & Planners

Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, has been rapidly transforming into a hub of high-rise buildings and cultural centers in the Caspian region. Baku’s population now...

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Research

01 March 2014

Overview of Seismic Loads and Application of Local Code Provisions for Tall Buildings in Baku, Azerbaijan

Hi Sun Choi, Onur Ihtiyar & Leonard Joseph, Thornton Tomasetti; James Sze, Arup

Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, has seen a boom in construction in recent years. The old Baku city has been rapidly transforming into a new...

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