Our 5th panel perspective will come from Hanan Kivett, AIA, Vice President & Senior Project Manager, Transportation for AECOM. Hanan has over 40 years of experience in the management and execution of concept planning, design development, and final design, of major airport, rail transit, and intercity rail transportation projects in this country as well as overseas. His career began in his uncle’s office in the mid-60’s after graduating from Washington University. He was an apprentice during the concept and design development phases of KCI’s Drive to your Gate Terminals. As a result of his very strong professional interest in airports, he became the firm’s concept planner for the new Munich Airport Competition in the early 1970’s and served as an Advisor to the Airport Authority for over 25 years.
His career highlights are as follows:
Kivett and Myers 1966-1974: KCI Airport; Kansas City Art Institute Dormitories, UMKC Chemistry Building; Missouri State Office Building; Offshore Airport for Copenhagen Denmark; Munich Airport Competition
US DOT 1974-1982: Chief Architect for FRA’s Northeast Corridor High Speed Rail Project. Major accomplishments included the restoration of 9 historic railroad stations including Washington Union Station and Boston South Station
Harry Weese Associates 1982-1991: Los Angeles Metro Red Line; Dallas DART LRT; Washington Union Station Revitalization and Air Rights Development
Parsons Brinckerhoff1991-2005: BART Extension to San Francisco International Airport; Washington Metrorail Extension to Dulles Airport
AECOM 2005 to Present: Denver Union Station Redevelopment; Rail; ARC Project for NJT and Port Authority; Phase 2 Metrorail Extension to Dulles Airport; Downtown LRT Connector Los Angeles METRO
He has been active in numerous professional organizations including AIA, ASCE, TRB, and APTA through serving on national committees, authoring and presenting monographs dealing with the design of rail stations, airport terminals, rail access to airports and art in transit. He has also given lectures at UC Berkeley, Harvard, MIT, Washington U, Georgia Institute of Technology, and the University of Washington on these topics.
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