FACULTY HONOR: Nordenson named to commission for New York emergency preparedness by Gov. Cuomo

Nov. 29, 2012, 3:32 p.m.

Guy Nordenson, a professor of architecture at Princeton and partner of Guy Nordenson and Associates, has been named by Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo to the NYS 2100 Commission, which is tasked with finding ways to improve the resilience and strength of the state's infrastructure in the face of natural disasters and other emergencies. Nordenson, who has been active in earthquake engineering, was the structural engineer for many buildings, including the Museum of Modern Art expansion and the New Museum in New York, the Jubilee Church in Rome, and the Santa Fe Opera House. The commission is one of three announced by Gov. Cuomo to improve New York's emergency response, preparedness and infrastructure to withstand natural disasters such as Hurricane Sandy.