Matthew Huizinga SE

Associate

Los Angeles, CA

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    Background

    Matthew Huizinga is a versatile structural engineer who has worked on a variety of building types including numerous tall and supertall buildings worldwide. He was the project engineer on the 3,281 ft (1km) tall Jeddah Tower, a concrete tower that will be world’s tallest building upon completion. Matthew has a particular interest in the expansion of material capabilities, especially concrete, including research and development of high strength concrete and special mixtures. A natural collaborator, Matthew finds elegant and creative solutions to achieve design team goals and maximize efficiency while responding to the challenge of unique complications. 

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    Education

    University of Texas at Austin, M.S. Structural Engineering, 2007
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, B.S. Civil Engineering, 2005

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    Project Experience

    Matthew Huizinga was the project manager on several concrete highrise buildings such as One Bennett Park (840’) and Marquee at Block 37 (430’). Through active participation on American Concrete Institute technical committees, he remains engaged in the most innovative structural concrete design knowledge. He has worked on projects ranging from cultural centers, healthcare and education projects, such as the innovative Kalamazoo College Arcus Center. Matthew’s broad project experience and proficiency in analysis and modeling software allows him to successfully engage in all phases of design, coordination, and construction.

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    Licenses

    Registered Structural Engineer: IL
    Registered Civil Engineer: MI
    LEED AP

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    Affiliations

    Los Angeles Tall Buildings Council
    American Concrete Institute (ACI)
    ACI Voting Member Technical Committee 445 Shear and Torsion and 445A Strut and Tie Modeling
    American Institute of Structural Concrete (AISC)
    Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI)
    Chicago Architecture Foundation

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