School of Architecture Lecture Series: Erleen Hatfield

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Tia Jewell
Communications & Events
School of Architecture
College of Design
Georgia Institute of Technology 


Summary Sentence: "Creating Transformational Spaces"

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Partner at Buro Happold, a New York-based engineering consulting firm, Erleen Hatfield gave an engaging and informative lecture at the School of Architecture on September 23, 2016. She discussed the firm's Tower at PNC project, dubbed the "Greenest Skyrise in the World." She also shared her work on the new Atlanta Falcons stadium with it's retractable roof. Through her discussion of the PNC and Falcons Stadium projects, Hatfield managed to cover a variety of topics from the fields of structural engineering to architecture, including but not limited to LEED, BIM, sustainability, iconic designs, materials, 3D models, specs and mechanical engineering.


In collaboration with the School of Building Construction

Lecture Topic: Creating Transformational Spaces


Erleen Hatfield is a Partner of Buro Happold, a global multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firm based in New York. She has experience in the structural design of a wide range of complex projects including sports facilities, high-rise, cultural, residential, and academic buildings. In addition, she teaches graduate architecture classes at Yale University and gives regular lectures at Pratt University.

Some of her notable projects include the World Trade Center Memorial Museum, The Tower at PNC, the Atlanta Falcons New Retractable Roof Stadium, the School of Management at Yale University, the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska and the Abu Dhabi Media Zone.

She was honored by the Professional Women in Construction in 2013, named a Game Changer in 2014 and a Power Player in 2015 both by Sports Business Journal magazine.


Friday, September 23, 2016

Reinsch-Pierce Family Auditorium

Architecture East

245 4th Street NW

Atlanta, GA 30332

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