Gold Medal Address 2018

Innovation and Practice of Structural Design

2018 Gold Medallist, Professor Ding Jiemin FIStructE, will argue that the core of innovative structural design is to break through traditional design concepts and procedure, better integrating it into the comprehensive building design. He will explain:
  • How structural design should fully reflect the beauty of architectural design and make it more rational and safe (making reference to the Shanghai Tower project).
  • How structural design can make full use of characteristics of various materials so that they can be reflected in the architecture.
  • How structural design should pay attention to the development of architectural technology and absorb into the existing structural system (making reference to the Tangshan Gymnasium project and high-rise buildings in high seismic areas).
  • How structural design, when combined with architectural and innovated design techniques, will surely achieve a brighter future.

About the 2018 Gold Medallist

Ding Jiemin
Professor Ding Jiemin FIStructE is the Chief Engineer of Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd., Ph.D. Supervisor of Structural Engineering at Tongji University, National Engineering Survey and Design Master, and a Fellow of The Institution.

Professor Ding specialises in steel structures, super high-rise buildings and long-span complex structural systems. His recent project experience involves the design for Shanghai Tower, Tangshan New Sports Center, Xi'an Silk Road International Conference Center and many others.

Among his many achievements he has won nearly 100 design awards and published more than 200 academic papers in domestic and international journals.

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Event Information

Eventbrite - Gold Medal Address 2018

Event Status
Places Available

Event Date

13:30 - 17:00 HKT

Free to attend

Marco Polo Hotel, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Professor Ding Jiemin FIStructE

Event Contact
Judy Suen

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Regional Group
Hong Kong (SAR)

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