November 7, 2019
DeSimone is pleased to introduce John Viise, Managing Principal of the firm’s expanding Structural Engineering Practice in Chicago, Illinois. As Managing Principal, Mr. Viise will be instrumental in the design and development of high-rise structures and will serve as a leader of DeSimone’s Structural Practice in the Midwest Region.
“John Viise joins DeSimone at a pivotal moment of expansion. His addition to the team positions the firm to better serve our clients in regions both domestic and abroad.”
Stephen DeSimone — President/CEO, DeSimone Consulting Engineers
Mr. Viise’s most recent work in Chicago includes 900 W Randolph, a 500-foot-tall, condominium tower that achieves a slender form without the need for costly outriggers, and Lincoln Yards, a 22-story, 637,000 square foot building comprised of ground floor retail, office space, and parking. Other domestic experience includes the proposed Paramount Tower, a 750-foot-tall residential high-rise in Nashville, Tennessee, which will be the city’s tallest building.
Mr. Viise’s portfolio of work in the Gulf Region includes The Burj Khalifa, a 2,717-foot tower in Dubai; a proposed 3,280-foot residential building known as The Dubai One Tower; the 1,250-foot Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid tower at the Abu Dhabi World Trade Center; and Dubai’s Al Wasl Plaza, which consists of a steel trellis spanning 492 feet surrounded by two hotel buildings and three office towers.
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