Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

About Ronald Steinvorth

Mr. Steinvorth is the President of IECA INTERNACIONAL, a Costa Rican firm specialized in Structural and Earthquake Engineering, leader in the country and in the Central America area. The firm is headed by four partners and has a team of 40 people, among engineers, draftsmen and administratives.

Mr. Steinvorth got the degree of Civil Engineer in the University of Costa Rica in 1973, and the degree of Master of Science in Structural Engineering in Stanford University, USA, in 1979. He also took a postgraduate course in 1986, at the Free University of Brussel.

He is member of the Permanent Committee of the Costa Rican Seismic Code and has been director of the “Costa Rica Chamber of Construction” and of the “Costa Rican Chamber of Consultants in Architecture and Engineering”. The experience of Mr. Steinvorth and of IECA INTERNACIONAL includes projects in Panama, Nicaragua, El Salvador,…


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About Ronald Steinvorth

Mr. Steinvorth is the President of IECA INTERNACIONAL, a Costa Rican firm specialized in Structural and Earthquake Engineering, leader in the country and in the Central America area. The firm is headed by four partners and has a team of 40 people, among engineers, draftsmen and administratives.

Mr. Steinvorth got the degree of Civil Engineer in the University of Costa Rica in 1973, and the degree of Master of Science in Structural Engineering in Stanford University, USA, in 1979. He also took a postgraduate course in 1986, at the Free University of Brussel.

He is member of the Permanent Committee of the Costa Rican Seismic Code and has been director of the “Costa Rica Chamber of Construction” and of the “Costa Rican Chamber of Consultants in Architecture and Engineering”. The experience of Mr. Steinvorth and of IECA INTERNACIONAL includes projects in Panama, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Dominican Republic, Trinidad & Tobago and Suriname, in addition to Costa Rica.

CTBUH Involvement

  • Country Representative, Costa Rica (2012 – Present)

Initiatives Involving Ronald Steinvorth

Torre Paseo Colón 2 Signboard Ceremony

25 Mar 2017, Event Report – CTBUH joined Torre Paseo Colón 2 officials in unveiling the commemorative signboard…

Costa Rica Group Discusses Sustainable Tall Buildings

25 Oct 2012, Event Report – Victor Montero, the new CTBUH City Representative for San Jose, Costa Rica…

Initiatives Involving Ronald Steinvorth

Torre Paseo Colón 2 Signboard Ceremony
25 Mar 2017, San José – Event Report
CTBUH joined Torre Paseo Colón 2 officials in unveiling the commemorative signboard designating Torre Paseo Colón 2 as the tallest building in Costa Rica.
Costa Rica Group Discusses Sustainable Tall Buildings
25 Oct 2012, San José – Event Report
Victor Montero, the new CTBUH City Representative for San Jose, Costa Rica organized a forum to discuss tall building design and the challenges of local urban development.