Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
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  • Larry Giannechini

About Larry Giannechini

Larry Giannechini specializes in large-scale and supertall structures in New York, Asia and the Pacific, providing construction project management services and contract negotiation for clients and owners. Previously, at Thornton Tomasetti, Larry provided performance based seismic analysis and parametric design as a New York based structural engineer. He received his Masters and Bachelors of Engineering with High Honor in Civil/Structural Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ. Select projects include Ping An Finance Centre in Shenzhen and Signature Tower in Jakarta, as well as specialty installations and structural remediation in high seismic zones.

Locally, Larry is interested in the advocacy for structures and spaces that positively contribute to the communities they serve and leave individuals with lasting impressions. As a former Trustee of Stevens Institute of…


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About Larry Giannechini

Larry Giannechini specializes in large-scale and supertall structures in New York, Asia and the Pacific, providing construction project management services and contract negotiation for clients and owners. Previously, at Thornton Tomasetti, Larry provided performance based seismic analysis and parametric design as a New York based structural engineer. He received his Masters and Bachelors of Engineering with High Honor in Civil/Structural Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ. Select projects include Ping An Finance Centre in Shenzhen and Signature Tower in Jakarta, as well as specialty installations and structural remediation in high seismic zones.

Locally, Larry is interested in the advocacy for structures and spaces that positively contribute to the communities they serve and leave individuals with lasting impressions. As a former Trustee of Stevens Institute of Technology, he has been actively involved in various organizations that have roots in the AEC and real estate sector. Through attendance at community boards meetings, the ACE Mentor program, real estate forums, and the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, Larry is involved in exploring the ways in which public policy influences and drives design.

As Co-Chair of the New York “Future Leaders” Committee, Larry serves to strengthen networks among engineers, architects, and developers by expanding the circle of influence to include all vested interests in the urban environment, allowing for more informed designs.

CTBUH Involvement

  • Future Leaders Committee, Global, New York City (2018 – Present)
  • Future Leaders Committee, New York City, Co-Chair (2018 – Present)
  • Past Roles:
  • Young Professionals Committee, New York City, Co-Chair (2016 – 2018)

Events/Initiatives Involving Larry Giannechini

CTBUH New York Chapter Plans for 2018

CTBUH New York Chapter Plans for 2018

8 Feb 2018, Event – The New York Chapter steering committee met to get acquainted with new members,…

CTBUH New York Holds Annual Holiday Party

CTBUH New York Holds Annual Holiday Party

14 Dec 2017, Event Report – The New York Chapter held their 2017 Holiday Party, hosted by Woods Bagot.…

CTBUH New York Chapter Event Focuses on Modular Construction

CTBUH New York Chapter Event Focuses on Modular Construction

16 Nov 2017, Event Report – The CTBUH New York Chapter held an event focused on modular construction, which was…

Events/Initiatives Involving Larry Giannechini

CTBUH New York Chapter Plans for 2018
8 Feb 2018, New York City – Event
The New York Chapter steering committee met to get acquainted with new members, reflect on 2017 initiatives, and plan for 2018.
CTBUH New York Holds Annual Holiday Party
14 Dec 2017, New York City – Event Report
The New York Chapter held their 2017 Holiday Party, hosted by Woods Bagot. Attendees mingled, enjoyed refreshments, and celebrated a successful year.
CTBUH New York Chapter Event Focuses on Modular Construction
16 Nov 2017, New York City – Event Report
The CTBUH New York Chapter held an event focused on modular construction, which was hosted by FullStack Modular at its factory in Brooklyn.
NYC YPC Continues Future of Construction Series
19 Jan 2017, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH New York Chapter, with the YPC and Akdo, hosted the second part in the Future of Construction lecture series, titled “Moving Parts: Modular Architecture in a Flat World.”
NYC YPC Winter Holiday Party
16 Dec 2016, New York City – Event Report
The New York Young Professionals Committee (YPC) hosted their Winter Holiday Party at the Milliken Carpet showroom, with games and activities and lots of good cheer.
CTBUH NYC YPC: Spring Social at BIG
7 Apr 2016, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH New York Young Professional Committee held their annual Spring Social event at Bjarke Ingels Group's New York Office on April 7, 2016.
YPC: 2015 Achievements and Event Success
16 Mar 2016, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH YPC held their first meeting of 2016 on March 16 at the offices of SOM to discuss the success of the past events and plans for future initiatives.
Performance and Behavior of Tall Buildings for Wind Loads
13 Jan 2016, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH YPC hosted an event on wind engineering and understanding its effects on tall buildings as well as to provide insight into the engineering efforts in design of shorter buildings.
Decoding NYC High Rise Building Codes
15 Dec 2015, New York City – Event
CTBUH YPC organized a presentation and panel discussion for Decoding NYC High Rise Building Codes to discuss some of the major enhancements to the 2014 NYC Codes
Computational Design Technology
19 Nov 2015, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH YPC hosted a presentation and panel discussion focused on the current computational technology tools used today in architecture and how collaboration is enhanced in the profession
YPC New York June 2015 Meeting
11 Jun 2015, New York City – Event Report
The YPC New York held a meeting in the offices of Rafael Vinoly Architects to discuss upcoming events and other items.

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Larry Giannechini Related Resources

Mega Size Mixed-Use Projects: Redefining Vertical Urbanism

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Dennis Poon & Larry B. Giannechini, Thornton Tomasetti

Larry Giannechini Related Papers/Research

Mega Size Mixed-Use Projects: Redefining Vertical Urbanism
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Dennis Poon & Larry B. Giannechini, Thornton Tomasetti
As the draw to urban centers increases drastically with financial growth and global influence, emerging markets seek to develop salient markers of success and hope. This paper explores the trend of defining an icon with a mixed-use development, and…