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Thornton Tomasetti Key Facts

Project Director Chuck Van Winckle reviews tornado damage at the Lambert-St. Louis Airport.

Project Director Chuck Van Winckle reviews tornado damage at the Lambert-St. Louis Airport.

• We are the structural designer for the world’s tallest building, the 1,000-m+ Kingdom Tower in Saudi Arabia, and for six of the world’s 10 tallest buildings completed or under construction.
• Our stadiums and arenas seat nearly 1 million people.
• We conduct emergency evaluation of structural failures worldwide to determine safety and remediation, and to accelerate settlement of insurance claims.
• We are software-neutral: We work in any modeling program and write custom translators. We prefer to make the model the final deliverable.
• Our firm comprises six integrated practices: Building Structure, Building Performance, Building Skin, Property Loss Consulting, Construction Support Services and Building Sustainability.
• One third of our design professionals are LEED accredited.
• We enjoy stable, long-term leadership: Our managing principals have an average tenure of 26 years with the firm.
• Our firm is 100 percent employee owned, with no individual holding more than 8 percent of shares.
• We are native speakers of more than 40 languages, from Arabic and Azerbaijani to Ukrainian and Vietnamese, and represent more than 35 nationalities.
Charlie Thornton is the founder of the ACE Mentor Program, which has helped more than 60,000 high school students gain hands-on knowledge about careers in architecture, construction and engineering.
• Since 2004, charitable donations by Thornton Tomasetti and its employees have totaled more than $1.4 million.