Director of Supertall Building Technology in Egypt 2020
Entering the world of tall buildings must be guided by experience and knowledge, for that we should welcome having Mr. Peter A. Weismantie presenting in our conference.
Peter A. Weismantle, FAIA, RIBA, Director of Supertall Building Technology at Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture and formerly an Associate Partner at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill in Chicago; has been responsible for the technical design and coordination of systems including vertical transportation, fire and life safety and the building façade on projects including Broadgate, Ludgate and Canary Wharf Developments in London, Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai and the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Projects currently under construction include Al Wasl (Expo 2020) and Uptown Dubai Tower in Dubai, Wuhan Greenland Center and the Greenland Dongcun Center in China and the Jeddah Tower (formerly Kingdom Tower), in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia which, when completed, will be the first building in the world to be more than 1000 meters in height.
Peter is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat and the Façade Tectonics Institute. He is the past-Chairman of the Chicago Committee on High Rise Buildings, past-President of the Safety Glazing Certification Council, past-Chairman of the Height Committee and member of the Advisory Committee of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, member of the Architectural Advisory Group of Underwriters Laboratories and the National Fire Prevention Association’s High Rise Building Safety Advisory Committee and a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Façade Tectonics Institute.