Two of LERA's Partners Featured in Women's Issue of CTBUH Journal

SawTeen See, Managing Partner and Winnie Kwan, Partner were both featured in CTBUH Journal's new "Special Issue: Women in the Tall Building Industry." The LERA-designed Lotte World Tower was highlighted, as well as two articles from Ms. See and Ms. Kwan:


Ms. See co-authored a paper titled, "Frontiers in High-Rise Outrigger Design," which highlights and discusses contemporary outrigger technology.


Ms. Kwan published an essay on the importance of freehand drawing diagrams as part of ASPECT: RATIOS, a new series that showcases the exemplary work done by women in the tall building field.

Click here for a preview of the Special Issue.

Join Featured Speaker SawTeen See at CTBUH 2017 in Sydney, Australia!

CTBUH 2017 Session Spotlight:

Structural Design Challenges of Merdeka PNB118, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Session 3E: Structural Engineering

When: 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM, October 30th, 2017

Register Session Spotlight Full Program

Technical advancements continue to push the boundaries of structural engineering, allowing for taller, skinnier and more resilient high-rises. This session explores some of the most recent advances in structural engineering, including viscous wall dampers and the challenging design of Merdeka PNB118 in Kuala Lumpur. It will conclude with a discussion of structural resiliency, and whether it is a sustainable practice.

Featured Speaker

SawTeen See, P.E., C.E., Dist. M. ASCE, Managing Partner

Leslie E. Robertson Associates


SawTeen See has been the Managing Partner of Leslie E. Robertson Associates since 1991. A pioneer in the structural design of high-rise buildings, Ms. See has led the design of the 555-m Lotte World Tower in Seoul, South Korea, recently named the fifth tallest building in the world; the 492-m Shanghai World Financial Center in Shanghai, China; and the 630-m Merdeka PNB118 Tower now under construction in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Some of her current projects are the Minmetals Headquarters in Shenzhen, China; the Suzhou landscaped bridges in Suzhou, China; and the new Temple University Library in Philadelphia, PA.

LERA is a proud sponsor of CTBUH 2017. View the full list of sponsors here.

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