Leslie E. Robertson Associates


Tower 4, World Trade Center. Designer: Maki & Associates, image courtesy of Joe Woolhead with Silverstein Properties | Click for a project slideshow.

First Friday
Leslie E. Robertson Associates

SOLD OUT — We are currently sold out for this event. To be added to the wait list email rsvp@archleague.org

Join Leslie E. Robertson Associates at its office for drinks, informal conversation, and a behind the scenes look at recent and upcoming projects. This program is part of First Friday, a monthly opportunity for League members to visit the offices of leading design practices to see work on the boards and learn more about the offices’ organization and design processes. These informal social gatherings feature happy hour drinks arranged by the host office.

Leslie E. Robertson Associates (LERA) provides structural engineering services to architects, owners, contractors, and developers. The office is known for its innovative design and the development of new structural systems and concepts.

With offices in New York, Mumbai, and Shanghai, LERA has developed an international portfolio ranging from the world’s largest towers to art installations. Recent projects include The Gateway Center, Westchester Community College (Ennead Architects); Bitexco Financial Center (Carlos Zapata Studio); The Shanghai World Financial Center (Kohn Pederson Fox Architects); and, Public Farm One, MoMA/P.S. (WORKac).

Work is currently underway for 4 World Trade Center (Maki & Associates); Columbia University Medical Education Building (Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Lead Designer and Gensler, Executive Architect); Ben Thanh Towers (Arquitectonica); and Hudson Park and Boulevard (Michael Van Valkenburgh and Toshiko Mori).

Advanced Science Research Center, City College of New York. Designer: Kohn Pedersen Fox, image courtesy of John Chu, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates.

Union Square North Pavilion. Designers: Michael Van Valkenburgh and Architecture Research Office, image courtesy of LERA

Utah Museum of Natural History. Designer: Ennead Architects, image courtesy of Stuart Ruckman Professional.

Shanghai World Financial Center. Designer: Kohn Pedersen Fox, image courtesy of Mori Buildings

School of Public Health, Designer: Ennead Architects (model: Revit, courtesy of LERA)

Gateway Center, Westchester Community College. Designer: Ennead Architects, image courtesy of Jeff Goldberg, Esto Photographics.

Columbia University Medical Center, Physicians and Surgeons Building. Lead Designer: Diller Scofido + Renfro, Executive Architect: Gensler.

Bitexco Financial Center. Designer: Carlos Zapata Studio, image courtesy of Bitexco Group

Ben Thanh Towers. Designer: Arquitectonica, image courtesy of Arquitectonica

Time & Place
Friday, February 1, 2013
6:30-8:00 p.m.
Offices of LERA
40 Wall Street, 23rd Floor
SOLD OUT -- First Friday events are free and open only to League members, who may bring up to one non-member guest. RSVP required to rsvp@archleague.org. To become a member and attend this program, join here.