The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education

Course Title: Structural Systems: Which, When, and At What Cost?

Course Number: AIACES501

Learning Units: 1.0


The Harman Group’s New York office director and senior associate, Tuna Yelkikanat, PE, LEED GA, is presenting an American Institute of Architects course, “Structural Systems: Which, When, and At What Cost?” to educate architects and developers on the benefits of different structural systems. The course focuses on structural systems for low rise and high rise building construction in the Northeastern US market, comparing systems from structural design, constructability and cost perspectives.

Learning Objectives:

Attendees will be able to:

  • Learn the different building structural systems prevalent in the Northeast.
  • Learn the differences between foundation systems and their applicability based on site conditions, building geometry and use.
  • Learn the differences between building superstructure systems and their applicability based on building geometry and use.
  • Compare the cost per square foot of each building superstructure system presented in the course.

Presented by: Tuna Yelkikanat, PE, LEED GA

Interested firms should contact for more information or to schedule a course.