Modern structural engineers face enormous challenges meeting demands for urban intensification in large metropolitan areas, desire for landmark monumental structures in developing communities and high order for green buildings in progressive economies. Planners and architects are demanding taller structures and unusually sculpted post modern buildings, all while owners request efficiency and economy of space and practicality of construction.
In addition to new creations, structural engineers continue to be upgrading existing structures for seismic loads, renewed utility and longer endurance. Read more...
About the Speaker:
Jamil is a professional engineer and consultant , manager and principal partner of the award winning consulting engineering firm of NCK Engineering Ltd. of Toronto. He has over 35 years of experience in the design, supervision and management of important complex projects in Canada and overseas. His special interests and practical experience are in the design, monitoring and maintenance of tall towers, high-rise buildings and special structures. Mr. Mardukhi obtained his M.A.Sc degree from the University of Toronto in 1974. He has been involved in the design , construction and monitoring of the CN Tower in Toronto, 350 meter tall tower in Mexico, The Pyramid of the Louver in Paris and many complex projects in Saudi Arabia, Moscow, Trinidad and the UAE. Mr. Mardukhi has also been in charge of all inspections, monitoring and maintenance work of the CN tower, since 1976.
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