SEAONC Honors David Friedman

 

David Friedman, SEAONC H.J. Brunnier Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient & CEE Academy of Distinguished Alumni Inductee

David Friedman, SEAONC H.J. Brunnier Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient & CEE Academy of Distinguished Alumni Inductee

David Friedman received SEAONC’s 2012 H.J. Brunnier Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding achievement in structural engineering over the past 35 years. Forell/Elsesser CEO, Simin Naaseh, presented his award and noted his devotion to “the built environment… with a deeper connection with the community.” David has worked on many of Forell/Elsesser’s landmark projects.

Additionally, David was inducted into the inaugural class of the 2012 UC Berkeley Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Academy of Distinguished Alumni.

SEAOC-SEANM Annual Convention 2012

Forell/Elsesser will be presenting at the SEAOC-SEANM Annual Convention which will be held in Santa Fe, New Mexico from September 12th through the 15th. Presentations that will be covered are listed below:

 

Wednesday, September 12, 1:30-2:05PM (Presented by René Vignos): UC Berkeley California Memorial Stadium: Protecting and Strengthening a Landmark on an Active Fault

Friday, September 14, 10:45-11:20AM (Presented by Mason Walters): Seismic Considerations and Evaluation Approach for “Isolated” Rooftop PV Arrays

UC Berkeley California Memorial Stadium Construction

UC Berkeley California Memorial Stadium Construction


Non-Anchored Rooftop Solar PV Arrays

Non-Anchored Rooftop Solar PV Arrays

UC Berkeley Stadium in the News

Senior Project Principal, David Friedman

Senior Project Principal, David Friedman

The unveiling of UC Berkeley’s seismically retrofitted California Memorial Stadium, completed almost a week before the Opening Game, has hit news across the country.

Forell/Elsesser’s Senior Principal on the project, David Friedman, was interviewed by Rivals.com and takes you on the California Memorial Stadium Seismic Upgrade Tour.

 

Other coverage:

LA Splash: Berkeley’s Renovated Memorial Stadium Review – A Spectacular Engineering and Architectural Achievement

Mercury News: Refurbished Memorial Stadium is Cal’s crown jewel

Washington Post: California excited to show off remodeled stadium in season opener vs. Nevada

Mercury News: Cal football preview: With Memorial Stadium reopening comes higher expectations

UC Berkeley California Memorial Stadium
UC Berkeley California Memorial Stadium

Yahoo! Sports: California opens stadium, season vs. Nevada

SF Gate: Cal fans adjust to new Memorial Stadium

Contra Costa Times: Cal’s new Memorial Stadium passes muster

Mercury News: Where They Play, What it Cost

SF Gate: Cal stadium funding a long-term project

KGO Radio: Cal Football Making New Memories at Modernized Memorial Stadium

ABC7 KGO TV: Cal’s new Memorial Stadium ready for first game

KTVU: Game Day Ready

NBC Bay Area: Memorial Stadium Ready for Close Up

CBS Sports: Video: Time lapse of Cal’s Memorial Stadium renovations

Opening Game at California Memorial Stadium
Opening Game at California Memorial Stadium

Berkeley Patch: UC Officials Show Off Renovated Cal Stadium

Examiner.com: A peek inside the renovated Cal Memorial Stadium

UC Berkeley News Center: ‘Great day’ as campus leaders cheer reopening of Memorial Stadium

Bay Citizen: Video: Go on a tour of UC Berkeley’s revamped stadium

Pac 12 Sports Watch: Cal football looks for fresh start in newly renovated Memorial Stadium

The World: Revamped stadium excites Cal players

The Bear Insider: Memorial Stadium Video Tour 8/24

The Bear Insider: Memorial Stadium in Photos

BearTalk: Football: Memorial Stadium one week from liftoff and the word you’re looking for: Wow!