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Featured Buildings Involving DeSimone Consulting Engineers

100 11th Ave

100 11th Ave, New York City

A crystalline architectural beacon along the shore of the Hudson River, 100 11th Avenue utilizes a multi-pane panelized façade system to impart its signature shimmer on Manhattan.

400 Park Avenue South

400 Park Avenue South, New York City

400 Park Avenue South offers residents unobstructed of the Manhattan skyline, as its height required a special zoning review when constructed.

Al Hilal Bank Tower

Al Hilal Bank Tower, Abu Dhabi

The Al Hilal Bank Tower, located on Abu Dhabi’s Al Maryah Island, is a flagship commercial development for the Al Hilal banking network.

Allianz Tower

Allianz Tower, Istanbul

The Allianz Tower is Turkey’s first LEED Platinum tower and the project brings together a sculptural massing rooted in place and a solar-responsive skin alluding to Islamic tradition.

HL23

HL23, New York City

The building addresses the adjacent High Line in a very successful way, rising from its ultra-compact site to create a very positive relationship with the elevated linear park.

Langham Place

Langham Place , New York City

Langham Place is a luxury hotel located between Bryant Park and the Empire State Building which embodies the dynamic spirit of New York City.

Millennium Tower

Millennium Tower, San Francisco

Intended to resemble a translucent crystal with its design, the late-modernist tower is located in the South of Market district in downtown San Francisco.

Panorama Tower

Panorama Tower, Miami

Upon completion in 2018, the mixed-use Panorama Tower became the tallest building in the State of Florida.

VDARA

VDARA, Las Vegas

The crescent-shape of this 169 meter structure is formed by three parallel, offset arcs of varying heights.

About DeSimone Consulting Engineers

Founded in New York City in 1969, DeSimone Consulting Engineers provides high-quality structural engineering, façade consulting, and forensic services for all types of buildings. With offices in the United States, South America, and the Middle East, the firm is organized to support clients around the country and around the globe.

Known for the highest quality of service, DeSimone’s project portfolio demonstrates the firm’s dedication to pursuing and developing superlative structures. To date, DeSimone has designed over 10,000 projects in 44 states and 46 countries.

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DeSimone Consulting Engineers at CTBUH

CTBUH Florida Hosts Construction Tour of One Thousand Museum

CTBUH Florida Hosts Construction Tour of One Thousand Museum

29 Jun 2017, Tour Report – CTBUH Florida organized a site visit and series of presentations on the under-…

CTBUH Florida: Tall Building Damping Technologies

CTBUH Florida: Tall Building Damping Technologies

25 Apr 2017, Event Report – CTBUH Florida held a presentation on Tall Building Damping Technologies at the…

CTBUH 2016 Conference Silver+ Sponsor

16-21 Oct 2016, Conference Sponsor – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism takes place…

DeSimone Consulting Engineers at CTBUH

CTBUH Florida Hosts Construction Tour of One Thousand Museum
29 Jun 2017, Miami – Tour Report
CTBUH Florida organized a site visit and series of presentations on the under-construction One Thousand Museum building in Downtown Miami.
CTBUH Florida: Tall Building Damping Technologies
25 Apr 2017, Miami – Event Report
CTBUH Florida held a presentation on Tall Building Damping Technologies at the School of Architecture, University of Miami.
CTBUH 2016 Conference Silver+ Sponsor
16-21 Oct 2016 – Conference Sponsor
Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism takes place progressively across three Chinese cities: Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong.
CTBUH Florida: Construction Tour of Panorama Tower
26 Jul 2016, Miami – Tour Report
The CTBUH Florida Chapter hosted its inaugural event, a construction tour of Panorama Tower, on July 26 in Miami.
Miami Regional Tour
29-30 Oct 2015, Miami – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured Miami, a city of urban complexities and cultural amenities that defy the old stereotypes.
CTBUH 2015 New York Conference Platinum Sponsor
26-30 Oct 2015, New York City – Conference Sponsor
After a post-recession hiatus in tall building construction in many countries lasting several years, numerous cities are again resurgent.
CTBUH 2008 Dubai Conference Gold Sponsor
3-5 Mar 2008, Dubai – Conference Sponsor
The Congress hosted presentations, seminars and workshops covering virtually every aspect of tall building development, with a particular emphasis on sustainability.
CTBUH 4th Annual Awards Contributor
18 Oct 2005, New York City – Awards Event
The CTBUH 4th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held in the Astor Ballroom of the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel.

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Stephen DeSimone

Stephen DeSimone

CTBUH Advisory Group, 2008 – 2011
New York City, United States

Danilo Nanni

Danilo Nanni

CTBUH Regional Committee, 2018 – Present
Miami, United States

Jasmeet Singh

Jasmeet Singh

CTBUH Regional Representative, 2016 – 2018
Miami, United States

CTBUH Leaders at DeSimone Consulting Engineers

Stephen DeSimone

Stephen DeSimone

CTBUH Advisory Group, 2008 – 2011
New York City, United States

Danilo Nanni

Danilo Nanni

CTBUH Regional Committee, 2018 – Present
Miami, United States

Jasmeet Singh

Jasmeet Singh

CTBUH Regional Representative, 2016 – 2018
Miami, United States

William O'Donnell

William O'Donnell

CTBUH Annual Conference, Session Chair, 2016
Miami, United States

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CTBUH Resources Involving DeSimone Consulting Engineers

Award Winners & Award of Excellence Recipients

The CTBUH Awards recognize projects and individuals that have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of tall buildings and the urban environment, and that achieve sustainability at the highest and broadest level.

Award of Excellence

Structural & Geotechnic Engineering Q&A

17 Oct 2016 – CTBUH 2016 China Conference
William O'Donnell, DeSimone Consulting Engineers; Dennis Poon, Thornton Tomasetti; SawTeen Seen, Leslie E. Robertson Associates

2015 New York Conference - Session 3e - Q&A

26 Oct 2015 – CTBUH 2015 New York Conference
Panel Questions & Answers

Building Tall: A renewed Urban Imperative

3 Mar 2008 – CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai
Stephen DeSimone, DeSimone Consulting Engineers

Modern Tower, Ancient City: Ronesans Tower

26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City
Dan Kaplan & Fatin Anlar, FXFOWLE; Stephen DeSimone, DeSimone Consulting Engineers

Structural Challenges of Twisting Towers

26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City
Vincent DeSimone, Luis Ramirez & Abdul Mohammad, DeSimone Consulting Engineers, PLLC

Case Study: The Standard Hotel, New York

Jan 2010 – CTBUH Journal, 2010 Issue I
Todd Schliemann, Tara Leibenhaut-Tyre & Megan Miller, Polshek Partnership; et al.

Papers/Research

Modern Tower, Ancient City: Ronesans Tower
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Dan Kaplan & Fatin Anlar, FXFOWLE; Stephen DeSimone, DeSimone Consulting Engineers
In this era of globalization, societies and cities struggle with the need to modernize and remain competitive against the desire to show deference to historical context. This paper will present a Case Study on Renaissance Tower (Ronesans Tower) in…
Structural Challenges of Twisting Towers
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Vincent DeSimone, Luis Ramirez & Abdul Mohammad, DeSimone Consulting Engineers, PLLC
This paper investigates challenges of designing buildings to accommodate challenging twisting architecture. The foremost challenge is to resist the torsion generated due to twisting geometry Grove at Grand Bay feature two towers rising 20 stories…
Case Study: The Standard Hotel, New York
Jan 2010 – CTBUH Journal, 2010 Issue I; Todd Schliemann, Tara Leibenhaut-Tyre & Megan Miller, Polshek Partnership; et al.
The building is a destination, both visually and experientially, realizing the client’s conceptual goal to create a "living room for the neighborhood," a public place where hotel guests and pedestrians can co-mingle in a variety of spaces.

DeSimone Consulting Engineers Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 30 Completed6 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings None
Average Building Age 8 Years
Most Common Function residential, 21 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 33 Buildings
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All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.