BartSullivan

Bart A. Sullivan, P.E.

Principal
New York Office: 212.246.9800


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Mr. Sullivan, a principal in our New York office, has managed the design and construction of numerous high-rise residential and commercial buildings throughout the world. Over the past 20 years, the majority of his experience has focused on complex structures from stadiums and museums to ultra-slender high-rises. Bart has been heavily involved in state-of-the-art, performance-based building design techniques for a number of projects located in severe seismic zones and has an expansive knowledge of tall building behavior in high wind environments. His project experience extends out from New York to Europe, Asia, and Latin America.

“I am always searching for “innovative simplicity” in my design work – searching for ways to make the complex simple.”

Education

Masters of Engineering, Cornell University
Bachelors of Science, Rutgers College of Engineering

Professional Registration

New Jersey and New York

Featured projects

*432 Park Avenue – New York, NY  Directed analysis for 1,397 foot, 85-story reinforced concrete residential tower with a challenging aspect ratio of 15:1.  The building employs a series of outrigger elements through void spaces which strategically manipulate wind patterns to control building motion together with a pair of tuned mass dampers.
Architects:  Rafael Viñoly / SLCE

*Nakheel Tower – Dubai, UAE   Project Director for potentially the tallest building in the world (1 km+ tall).  Mixed-use residential and commercial structure designed using innovative shapes that provide redundancy and mitigated wind effects.
Architect: Woods Bagot

*Centro Roberto Garza Sada – Monterrey, Mexico   90,000 SF project for the Universidad de Monterrey dedicated to art and design. The Center is characterized by a unique form whereby the building bridges nearly 80 meters over a central breezeway.
Architect: Tadao Ando / Le Noir

*One Madison Park – New York, NY  50-story high-rise reinforced concrete luxury condominium tower.  The building is 50 feet wide at its base and over 600 feet tall.  A series of tuned liquid column dampers are employed at the roof to help control lateral accelerations caused by high winds.
Architect: Cetra/Ruddy

*Seven World Trade Center – New York, NY   The first office tower rebuilt at the World Trade Center after September 11, 2001.   The 743 foot, 49-story tower is constructed over the electric substation that powers much of lower Manhattan.   An efficient concrete core and steel frame is designed with pioneering redundancy and safety features.
Architect:  SOM

*Sheikh Zayed National Museum – Abu Dhabi, UAE  Five signature steel and glass featherlike “Wing” structures reaching up to 130 meters tall with doubly curved surfaces.  Suspended within each Wing are unique tear-drop shaped “Pods” containing the gallery spaces of the museum.
Architect:  Foster + Partners

Additional Representative Projects

  • *Torre Mayor – Mexico City, Mexico
  • *230 Ashland Place – Brooklyn, NY
  • *Burj Dubai, Site 30 & 31 – Dubai, UAE
  • *Al Asima Tower – Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • *Trump World Tower – New York, NY
  • *Clarett Tower (Sky House) – New York, NY
  • *Bear Stearns HQ (383 Madison) – New York, NY
  • *2628 Broadway – New York, NY
  • *Battery Park City Site 21A – New York, NY
  • *United Tower – Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • *222 East 41st Street – New York, NY
  • *American Express – Minneapolis, MN
  • *Riverplace/42nd Street – New York, NY
  • *250 West 50th Street – New York, NY
  • *JFK Light Rail – New York, NY
  • *USTA Arthur Ashe Stadium – Flushing Meadows, NY
  • *Golf Crest – Manila, Philippines

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