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Rainier Square
During this presentation, Magnusson Klemencic Associates (MKA) Chairman and CEO Ron Klemencic will share the story of how the non-proprietary, first-of-its-kind SpeedCore structural system was incorporated into the construction of Rainier Square—a 58-story, 850-foot-tall mixed-use destination in downtown Seattle offering 1.4 million square feet of space for offices, luxury apartment homes, and retail. Ron will discuss SpeedCore’s game-changing advancements over conventional structural systems, how it allowed Rainier Square’s construction to occur 43% faster than if constructed with traditional core system, its decades of research and development, how SpeedCore is being incorporated in new high-rise developments today, and other topics surrounding this exciting innovation.

Presented by: Ron Klemencic, P.E., S.E., Magnusson Klemencic Associates

  • Course will award 1.0 hours of continuing education for the live session only.
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  • This will be available as a recording, with no PDH attached.

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  • Ron Klemencic, P.E., S.E.

    Ron Klemencic, P.E., S.E., is Chairman and CEO of Magnusson Klemencic Associates (MKA), an award-winning, 185-person structural and civil engineering firm founded in 1920 and headquartered in Seattle, Washington. He has designed projects in 29 states and 25 countries, with some as large as 11.5 million square feet and as tall as 112 stories, including Salesforce Tower in San Francisco; St. Regis, 150 North Riverside, and Aqua towers in Chicago; and Rainier Square in Seattle. He has championed numerous innovations throughout his career—from implementing Performance-Based Seismic Design for high-rise buildings beginning in the mid-1990s, to the development and successful application of the first-of-its-kind, non-proprietary SpeedCore structural system starting in the early-2000s, to recent advancements in Performance-Based Wind Design and Structural Fire Design. Ron is a member of the National Academy of Construction (NAC) and the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), an honorary member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and a Distinguished Member of the ASCE.

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May 26, 2022
Thu 12:00 PM CDT

Duration 1H 0M

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