pic of Tabitha Tavolaro
Monday, April 8, 2019

Tabitha Tavolaro, P.E. 

Principal, Arup, New York
Lecture Title: 
"Structural Representation in Total Architecture" 
Lecture Info: 
Monday, April 8, 2019
Reception at 4:45 p.m. in the Blicharski Atrium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall
Lecture at 5:15 p.m. in the Lawrence J. Plym Auditorium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall 
Michael J. Theiss Memorial Lecture

Bio: Tabitha Tavolaro is a Principal in Arup’s office in New York. She is responsible for the development of building engineering projects throughout North America and brings nearly twenty years of experience in her roles as Design Engineer, Project Manager and Project Director on institutional and private sector projects.

Since joining in 2001, Tabitha has contributed to many institutional projects including a large-scale renovation of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, in addition to a life sciences laboratory at Cornell University, an athletic center at the University of Cincinnati and museums in both Boston, MA and Louisville, KY.

Over the past 10 years, Tabitha’s projects have been focused in Mexico City and include the management and design of the Mexico City International Airport, as well as several of the most prominent towers on the Mexico City skyline including Torre Reforma (awarded the International Highrise Award in 2018) and a range of similarly complex and innovative buildings. 

Tabitha holds both a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering as well as a Master of Engineering degree in structural engineering from Cornell University.  She has been published in multiple industry journals and periodicals related to her work including Architectural Design, Civil Engineering, Arup Journal, and the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.