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Guy Nordenson
Guy Nordenson

Professor, Structural Engineering and Architecture

B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.S., University of California, Berkeley

Room: S113 Architecture Building
Phone: 609-258-9569

Webpage: Guy Nordenson and Associates

Concurrent University Appointments

  • Associated Faculty, Princeton Environmental Institute
  • Associate Faculty, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment


  • ARC519 Climate Change, Adaptation and Urban Design

Research Interests

Nordenson has collaborated on structures ranging from power stations in China to a glass cantilever stair in New York, the first of its kind. Recent projects include Steven Holl Architects’ new M.I.T. Simmons Hall residence and the Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City; the Museum of Modern Art with Taniguchi and Associates; the Toledo Museum of Art in Toledo and the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York with SANAA architects; and the Bridges community center in Memphis with the Building Studio. His office designed the prototype for the 2000-foot-tall World Trade Center Tower One and with Henry Cobb made proposals for the 7 Stems Broadcast Tower and Patent Office Building courtyard roof in Washington, DC. Nordenson is active in earthquake engineering, including code development, technology transfer, lon

Updated: December 8, 2017