A Marriage of Art and Engineering: The Installment of Charles Simonds' Mental Earth at NYU IFA

“About a year ago, I received an email from the chair of the Department of Civil and Urban Engineering (CUE), looking for volunteers for engineering support of Charles Simonds’ sculpture,” says J.J. Lou, an adjunct professor in the department. Lou is also a design builder who practices engineering design and analysis, specialty construction on metal and glass, and general construction, and teaches courses such as Wind and Earthquake Engineering, Concrete Structures, and Steel Structures.

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