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Awards Series: Forensic/Renovation/Retrofit/Rehabilitation Structures

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  • Jodi Knorowski, P.E.

    Jodi is a Senior Engineer with WDP & Associates Consulting Engineers. Jodi specializes in evaluating post-occupancy failures of existing buildings relating to the building envelope. Jodi was the Project Manager for this project and oversaw the investigation into the structural deficiencies of the Inner Dome, evaluated retrofit options with the project team, and managed the construction oversight during execution of the work.

  • Akshay Beniwal

    Akshay is a Staff Engineer with WDP & Associates Consulting Engineers. He holds a master's degree in structural engineering from the University of California, Irvine. For this project, he conducted the in-house material testing of the coconut reinforced gypsum plaster retrofitted with glass fiber reinforced polymer. He also developed the structural models and finite element analysis of the existing dome structure and the proposed repairs.

  • Patrick Noll

    Patrick Noll is an Associate with Arup in Los Angeles. After a three-year apprenticeship to become a professional carpenter, he received his diploma in structural engineering from University of Applied Science in Muenster, Germany and his Master of Science in Timber Engineering from Napier University in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Prior to joining the Arup office in Los Angeles in 2010, he worked for Arup in Germany.Patrick had always a major interest in timber construction, and it was a perfect fit to work on the Google Spruce Project and the retrofit of this historic 1940s glulam aircraft hangar. He is currently leading the structural engineering efforts for the Modernization project of Terminal 2 and 3 at Los Angeles World Airports for Delta Airlines. Other projects include the Samsung Headquarters in San Jose, CA, and the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, NV.

June 16, 2021
Wed 12:00 PM CDT

Duration 1H 30M

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