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Webinar: The Gridshell Roof at Changi Airport, Singapore

  • 05 May 2020
  • 12:58 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Zoom Webinar
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  • Zoom Link will be sent anytime between 4:00pm on 5.4.20 to 11:30am on 5.5.20
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  • Zoom Link will be sent anytime between 4:00pm on 5.4.20 to 11:30am on 5.5.20
  • Zoom Link will be sent anytime between 4:00pm on 5.4.20 to 11:30am on 5.5.20
  • Zoom Link will be sent anytime between 4:00pm on 5.4.20 to 11:30am on 5.5.20

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SEAoNY Webinar Seminar

 The Gridshell Roof at Changi Airport, Singapore

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Zoom Webinar Platform

Speaker: Cristobal Correa, BuroHappold

Event Description: The new Gridshell roof at the Jewel building at Changi airport in Singapore is one of the world’s largest.  Join us as we review the engineering and manufacturing processes that drove the design of this singular structure.

Speaker Bio: Cristobal Correa joined BuroHappold’s New York office in 1998.  Throughout his career he has been at the forefront of innovative design in structural engineering.  Cristobal has led the design of tension structures, facades, art installations, long span structures, stadiums, and temporary buildings as well as more traditional buildings of concrete and steel. In the process he has acquired experience working collaboratively with architects building in Europe, Latin America, Asia, the Middle East, and the United States. As project director and design principal, he assures the quality and timeliness of the work produced and is responsible for managing teams of engineers.  He is also the director of technology and a professor at the Pratt Institute school of Graduate Architecture and Urban Design (GAUD) and has previously served as a guest critic at a number of universities, including Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, Parson’s School of Design, Princeton, University of Pennsylvania, and Yale. He has presented on his work at numerous international engineering conferences and is an active board member of OHNY (Open House New York) a civic organization in New York city that seeks to engage in a dialogue with fellow New Yorkers about the future of the city and how to design, build, and preserve it. Cristobal previously served on the board of SEAoNY.

Interested in purchasing 5 or more registrations? Please email for discounted prices.

1 PDH LU/HSW Credit Offered

Credits will be sent out one per registration and there may be a virtual sign in and out.

Registration closes 2:00pm May 3, 2020

Zoom Link will be sent anytime between 12:30pm on May 4 2020 to 1:00pm on May 5 2020.

For SEAoNY members, registration is $10

For non-members, registration is $15

We understand many of our colleagues have been affected financially during the COVID Pandemic. With this in mind the SEAoNY Board is now offering scholarships to our educational seminars. If you would like to apply for a scholarship please email us include the event you would like to attend and a short blurb why you want to attend the event. Limited scholarships available per event.



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