2018 Fall Forum

November 14, 2018

Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA

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Fall Forum 2018


The SEFW 2018 Fall Forum was a tremendous success! More than 350 people were able to enjoy the reception and lecture, “Higher & Higher:  Jeddah Tower & Building Megatall." CHECK BACK for the video recording of the event and a summary recap!


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About our speakers:

Peter A. Weismantle, FAIA, RIBA is the Director of Supertall Building Technology at Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture in Chicago and is responsible for overseeing the development of AS+GG’s supertall projects from onset to completion. Peter is a Fellow of both the American Institute of Architects and the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, is the past-Chairman of the Chicago Committee on High Rise Buildings, Chairman of the Advisory Committee of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, member of the Architectural Advisory Group of Underwriters Laboratories as well as the National Fire Prevention Association’s High Rise Building Safety Advisory Committee.



Robert Sinn, P.E., S.E, is a Principal at Thornton Tomasetti in Chicago, with more than 30 years of experience in medium- to large-scale projects, ranging from long-span structures to high-rise buildings. He was named to Structural Engineering & Design magazine’s Power List in 2011. Bob actively shares his knowledge through lectures and numerous publications detailing innovations in building materials, structural engineering and system design. His writing has been recognized by trade associations including the American Society of Civil Engineers, the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations and The Institution of Structural Engineers in the United Kingdom.



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THANK YOU to the firms and individuals who generously pledged support to SEFW!





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