CTBUH Dubai FLC Presents: Some Important Considerations for Structural Design of Tall Towers in UAE
Wednesday, 6 Mar 2019
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
American University in Dubai, Dubai
Join the CTBUH Dubai Future Leaders Committee for a presentation on the structural design of tall towers in the United Arab Emirates. The talk will feature Paul Drayton, Technical Director, Aurecon, who will address several key components that influence the successful structural design of tall buildings.
Paul Drayton, Technical Director, Aurecon
Paul Drayton has 32 years’ experience in the design and building of structures of all sizes and complexity in Europe, Africa and in the Middle East. Drayton has successfully designed residential, commercial, healthcare, hotel, large span roofs, institutional and mega-scale mixed-use developments of up to 1 million square meters. Drayton has particular expertise in high-rise structures and has recently completed a complex in Dubai as the Project Manager and Structural Lead. The project contains an 80-story tower and a 50-story tower with a four-story basement, and is currently under construction.