Charles H. Thornton & Company | High-Rise Structural Services
Charles H. Thornton & Company LLC. (CHT & Co) is a new company formed by Dr. Charles H. Thornton, Ph. D., P.E.. The firm will offer specialized Strategic Consulting services in the areas of concept structural design, structural idea development and structural investigative/expert witness services. Dr. Thornton has brought together a team of skilled and knowledgeable professionals in various disciplines to offer hands on management and engineering expertise. In addition, engineering support will be provided by Thornton-Tomasetti Group (TTG). The team is committed to our mission of making our client firms more competitive and successful.

Dr. Thornton has spent over 40 years with Thornton-Tomasetti Group (TTG) and its predecessor firms. During his tenure, he provided the leadership to allow the firm to grow from a 50 person local firm to a 500 person, global engineering firm with gross revenues over $60,000,000.

Dr. Thornton’s forty four years of experience with Thornton Tomasetti have included involvement in the design and the construction of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of projects in the U.S. and overseas, ranging from hospitals, arenas, high-rise buildings to airports, transportation facilities and special projects. Representative projects include; the Chicago Stadium (Bulls and Blackhawk’s arena); the Nashville Arena in Nashville; the United Airlines Terminal at O’Hara Airport in Chicago; the 95-story Petronas Twin Towers of Kuala Lumpur City Centre, one of the world’s tallest building in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; the 50-story Americas Tower in New York; the 65-story One Liberty Place in Philadelphia; and the 50-story Chifley Tower in Sydney, Australia and the 101 story Taipei 101 building in Taipei, Taiwan.

Dr. Thornton has been recognized for his introduction of both innovative engineering solutions and management strategies. Under his guidance the firm’s multi-service approach to the engineering, architectural and construction industries has made Dr. Thornton an internationally known leader in the industry.
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