Session 2G: What are the Main Challenges for Megaprojects in Polycentric Cities?

Panel Discussion

21 October 2018
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM

In many cities, emerging “polycentric nodes” are conceived as single, large-scale development projects, integrating a full range of uses and capitalizing on the intersection of key transport routes. This session engages with the issues behind engineering and constructing these projects, with a host of seasoned professionals testifying to their experiences in megaproject construction.

Panel Chair: Ron Klemencic
CTBUH Working Group Chair, Chairman, CEO, Magnusson Klemencic Associates, Seattle
Oussama Baalbaki
Senior Structural/Materials Engineer, Dar al-Handasah Shair & Partners, Beirut
John Brown
Regional Support Manager - Protective Coatings, The Jotun Group, Dubai
Jens Fussing
Technical Director, BG&E, Dubai
Sergey Nikiforov
Chief Engineer, Lakhta Center, St. Petersburg

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