2018 Civil + Structural Engineering Rising Star Gustav Fagerström

01 May 2018
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This seventh annual Rising Stars in Civil Engineering and Rising Stars in Structural Engineering recognizes professionals who have shown exceptional technical capability, leadership ability, effective teaching or research, or public service benefiting the civil and structural engineering professions, their employers, project owners, and society. Gustav Fagerström, a Digital Practice Leader in our New York office, was chosen among 26 award winners as a 2018 Civil + Structural Engineering Rising Star.

Gustav Fagerström, ARB, digital practice leader, Walter P Moore, New York, leads computational modeling for structural and façade engineering. He has experience in all stages of projects in more than 10 countries, having practiced with Urban Future Organization, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, UNStudio, and BuroHappold Engineering. His work has been exhibited and published in Europe, the Americas, and Asia and presented at Autodesk University, the Venice Architecture Biennale, CAADRIA, ACADIA, FABRICATE, and the SmartGeometry conference. Fagerström has also served on various design juries and lectured at Yale, the Architectural Association, UCL Bartlett, the Royal Institute of Technology, and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm. As a senior technical designer, he has played a key role in many high-profile projects, including Golden State Warriors Arena, which is clad with a complex rain screen metal perforated skin with large glass atria walls; Daily’s Place at TIAA Bank Field, a multi-purpose facility connecting a 5,500-seat amphitheater and a 94,000-square-foot indoor practice facility; and 49th Ave, a project in historic Queens that involved adding a 120,000-square-foot, nine-story office tower over an existing building.

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