CCHRB Events / Programs
Regular CCHRB Meetings:
CCHRB meets regularly at the  Petterino's Restaurant at 150 North Dearborn Street (corner of Dearborn and Randolph).  CCHRB meetings are open to its members and their previously registered guests only.

Date: Thursday April 12, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM 
          (Reception begins at 5:15 PM)

Presentation Title: 
Meeting the Design Challenge of a Super Tall Building: Vista Tower

​David C. Fields, P.E., S.E.
Senior Principal, Magnussen Klemencic Associates

Maxim Levin
McHugh Construction

Presentation Abstract: 
This lecture will present in detail the unique engineering challenges of Chicago’s newest supertall building, the Vista Tower. Highlighted topics will include wind tunnel optimization, geometric irregularities, construction sequencing, and differential shortening. The Vista Tower is currently 16 stories above grade and headed for 96 by the end of 2018.

Presenter's Bio:  
David C. Fields, P.E., S.E., Senior Principal
David is a Senior Principal at Magnussen Klemencic Associates and leader of the firm’s Residential Specialist Group. His portfolio of more than 50 residential projects includes towers up to 100 stories, multi-block developments up to 92,900 m2 (1 million ft2), and more than 40 projects in areas of high seismicity. Davis is also a key member of MKA’s Performance-Based Design and Earthquake Technical Specialist Teams, and active on several national committees developing related codes.

Maxim Levin
Bio not available

CCHRB Annual Seminars:

Aerial of Yongsan Towers 
Architect: Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill 
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Chicago Committee on High Rise Buildings
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Skyline of Chicago (photo by Abbas Aminmansour)