Part of the lecture series, “AEC Industry Experiences from COVID-19: What We Did | What We Are Doing | What We Need To Do” which is addressing past, current and future initiatives, constraints and budgets. This series is being organized to identify how best to restructure our operations and how to design, construct, and manage buildings, infrastructure, and civic spaces, emphasizing social impact, sustainability, resilience, and public health, in addition to cost, schedule, quality, and safety.
Deborah Weintraub, AIA, LEED AP, is the the Deputy Chief Engineer and Chief Architect for the Bureau of Engineering, the equivalent in Los Angeles of NYC’s Department of Design and Construction. As the highest-ranking architect in the City of Los Angeles, she provides leadership for an integrated architecture and engineering organization of approximately 1,000 people, with approximately 480 active projects totaling $3.6 billion. These include the City’s effort to revitalize the Los Angeles River. Her talk at noon EST on Tuesday, 6/23, will address the impact of COVI-19 on her department’s projects, policies and priorities.
Deborah Weintraub, Deputy Chief Engineer, LA Bureau of Engineering
Feniosky Peña-Mora, Sc.D., FCIOB, NAC, Edwin Howard Armstrong Professor of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University
Lucio Soibelman, Dean’s Professor, USC Viterbi
Register on the CBIPS COVID-19 webpage in advance to receive the webinar link.
Columbia University’s Center for Buildings, Infrastructure and Public Space (CBIPS), in collaboration with the American Council of Engineering Companies New York (ACEC NY), American Institute of Architects New York (AIANY), the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Construction Management Association of America Metro New York/New Jersey (CMAA), Engineering News Record (ENR), and the National Academy of Construction (NAC).