Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
  • Michelle Roelofs

About Michelle Roelofs

Michelle Roelofs is a structural engineer at Arup’s New York office. Since joining Arup, Michelle has worked in the New York, Beijing, and Brisbane offices on a wide variety of projects. She has been involved in several developments in China including Raffles City in Chongqing and China Zun in Beijing. In New York, she is the project manager for 475 West 18th Street, the co-winner of the US Tall Wood Building Competition.

Michelle received her undergraduate degree in civil engineering from the University of Michigan. She holds her Master’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley where her studies focused on seismic based structural analysis and design. She is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of California.

CTBUH Involvement

  • Future Leaders Committee, New York City, Membership Manager (2018 – Present)
  • Past Roles:
  • Young Professionals Committee, New York City, Membership Manager (2016 – 2018)

Events/Initiatives Involving Michelle Roelofs

CTBUH New York Chapter Hosts: Exporting Design

CTBUH New York Chapter Hosts: Exporting Design

26 Jul 2018, Event Report – The CTBUH New York Chapter held an event focusing on how technology enables…

CTBUH New York Hosts Tall Timber Event

CTBUH New York Hosts Tall Timber Event

22 Jun 2017, Event Report – CTBUH New York held a presentation and panel discussion on the character and…

NYC YPC Continues Future of Construction Series

NYC YPC Continues Future of Construction Series

19 Jan 2017, Event Report – CTBUH New York Chapter, with the YPC and Akdo, hosted the second part in the Future…

Events/Initiatives Involving Michelle Roelofs

CTBUH New York Chapter Hosts: Exporting Design
26 Jul 2018, New York City – Event Report
The CTBUH New York Chapter held an event focusing on how technology enables collaboration on international projects. Speakers used case studies to highlight innovative solutions.
CTBUH New York Hosts Tall Timber Event
22 Jun 2017, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH New York held a presentation and panel discussion on the character and behavior of tall timber buildings, as well as the future opportunities with timber in New York and beyond.
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.
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 May 2015 Meeting
13 May 2015, New York City – Event Report
The Young Professionals Committee New York met to discuss upcoming events, educational programs, and the mission of the group.

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Michelle Roelofs Related Resources

New Heights for Renewables: The US Tall Wood Building Competition

Feb 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue I
Thomas Robinson, LEVER Architecture; Anyeley Hallova, project^; Jeff Spiritos, Spiritos Properties; Michelle Roelofs, Arup

Michelle Roelofs Related Papers/Research

New Heights for Renewables: The US Tall Wood Building Competition
Feb 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue I; Thomas Robinson, LEVER Architecture; Anyeley Hallova, project^; Jeff Spiritos, Spiritos Properties; Michelle Roelofs, Arup
In a continuing effort to support the Obama Administration’s climate strategy, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), in partnership with the Softwood Lumber Board and the Binational Softwood Lumber Council, announced the US Tall Wood…