Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

About Saul Moreno

Saul Moreno is a designer at Thornton Tomasetti, and works with the Building Structures and Building Skin Practice. He received a degree in Architecture, with a specialization in City and Regional Planning at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. While attending IIT he worked on both small and large scale projects, blending both urban design and architecture. He received the Jerrold Loebl Traveling Prize to visit Brazil. His article, Brazil: A model for Nature and Technology is published in the YAF Connection Issue. At Thornton Tomasetti, he is working on a number of complex structures including the Kingdom Tower and EPIC Deep Space Building Auditorium. Under the leadership of John Peronto, he has been involved on a number of competitions. Prior to working at Thornton Tomasetti, he worked on Rush University Medical Center with Perkins+Will.

He joined the CTBUH Young Professional…


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About Saul Moreno

Saul Moreno is a designer at Thornton Tomasetti, and works with the Building Structures and Building Skin Practice. He received a degree in Architecture, with a specialization in City and Regional Planning at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. While attending IIT he worked on both small and large scale projects, blending both urban design and architecture. He received the Jerrold Loebl Traveling Prize to visit Brazil. His article, Brazil: A model for Nature and Technology is published in the YAF Connection Issue. At Thornton Tomasetti, he is working on a number of complex structures including the Kingdom Tower and EPIC Deep Space Building Auditorium. Under the leadership of John Peronto, he has been involved on a number of competitions. Prior to working at Thornton Tomasetti, he worked on Rush University Medical Center with Perkins+Will.

He joined the CTBUH Young Professional committee in 2012. Since, he has been an active member in the YPC Steering group. In his spare time, along with other professionals, he mentors high school students through the ACE mentor program. Saul has also been a guest lecturer at IIT as part of their SEAOI-IIT guest lecture series, and presented EPIC Auditorium Building Skin Practice with Ezra Hilton and Alloy Hudson. Through the Young Professionals Committee of CTBUH, Saul hopes to create a dialogue between academia and professionals to help improve and develop our cities.

CTBUH Involvement

  • Past Roles:
  • Young Professionals Committee, Chicago, Secretary (2014 – 2017)

Events/Initiatives Involving Saul Moreno

CTBUH Chicago Talks Tall Timber

CTBUH Chicago Talks Tall Timber

25 Feb 2015, Event Report – CTBUH Chicago and YPC held a lecture entitled “Tall Timber Buildings: Trends and…

YPC Roundtable Discussion: Hackable Cities and Work in the City

YPC Roundtable Discussion: Hackable Cities and Work in the City

27 Feb 2014, Event Report – The Young Professionals Committee hosted a discussion which introduced the concept…

Events/Initiatives Involving Saul Moreno

CTBUH Chicago Talks Tall Timber
25 Feb 2015, Chicago – Event Report
CTBUH Chicago and YPC held a lecture entitled “Tall Timber Buildings: Trends and Research” given by Benton Johnson, drawing 90-plus attendees.
YPC Roundtable Discussion: Hackable Cities and Work in the City
27 Feb 2014, Chicago – Event Report
The Young Professionals Committee hosted a discussion which introduced the concept of "hacking" the built environment to create pragmatic, yet dynamic, augmentations to the city.