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St Regis – The Function Behind the Form
We are delighted to welcome everyone back to our Dinner Meeting series with an incredible presentation from David Fields of Magnusson Klemencic Associates about the 2021 SEAOI Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards Jurors' Favorite WInner, St. Regis!
David will share a detailed presentation of the unique engineering challenges of Chicago’s newest supertall building, the St Regis Chicago. Highlighted topics will include wind tunnel optimization, geometric irregularities, construction sequencing, and differential shortening. The recently opened St Regis Chicago stands 100 stories above the Chicago River.
Photo Credit: Angie McMonigal
- How cross-wind respond can be more critical than along-wind response.
- How buttressing and damping control otherwise unacceptable building sway.
- The outsized disruptive effects of blow-through floors to wind forces.
This is a virtual event on Zoom. Please register before 10:00am on Monday, 9/13/21 to ensure you receive access to the presentation.
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Members - $25
Non-Members - $50
1 CE Hour
Photo Credit: MKA
About the Speaker
David Fields, PE, SE, LEED AP
Senior Principal, Magnusson Klemencic Associates
David is a Senior Principal at MKA and leader of the firm’s Residential Specialist Group. His portfolio of more than 80 residential projects includes towers up to 100 stories, multi-block developments up to 3.8 million square feet, and more than 100 projects in areas of high seismicity. David is also a key member of MKA’s Performance-Based Design and Earthquake Technical Specialist Teams and is active on several national committees developing related codes.