Adam Thornton - Structural Engineer (emeritus) BE (Hons) DistFEngNZ CPEng MACENZ IntPE(NZ)

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With more than 40 years of structural engineering experience, Adam is widely respected in the building sector for his innovative, in-depth construction knowledge and his industry leadership.

Adam retired as a Director as of 2017 but remains actively involved in the office, assuming the mantle of Structural Engineer (emeritus) in recognition of his founding role within DTC and his distinguished service.

Adam is a Distinguished Fellow of IPENZ, past President of the Association of Consulting Engineers of New Zealand,a former board member of FIDIC and continues to be very involved in the leadership and professional development of engineers. As well as leading a significant number of current projects he provides strategic consultancy to MBIE, Wellington City Council, ACENZ, IPENZ, FIDIC and NZSEE.

Adam is the recipient of the IPENZ Angus Award, the IPENZ Turner Award for Professional Comittment and the ACENZ Presidents award.

KEY PROJECTS

Wellington Regional Hospital
Director in Charge and Team Leader for structural and civil engineering. Responsible for concept and delivery of design.

Museum Hotel relocation, Wellington
Structural Team Leader responsible for concept and total design development of the successful moving process.

Chews Lane, Wellington
Project Director and Structural Team Leader for this multi-use development.

One Market Lane, Wellington
Project Director and Structural Team Leader.

Clyde Quay Wharf, Wellington
Project Director and Structural Team Leader.

The Hub, Victoria University of Wellington
Project Director and Structural Team Leader.