How Skyscrapers Inspire Us – Brian Hegarty, NYSSPE PEC Project of the Year Award Recipient

Brian Hegarty Speech

Brian Hegarty, PE of The PANYNJ Accepts NYSSPE Project of the Year Award

On Thursday evening, June 5th, at the New York State Society of Professional Engineers (NYSSPE) annual Awards and Installation Dinner, Brian Hegarty, PE accepted the NYSSPE PEC Project of the Year award on behalf of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for their work on the construction of One World Trade Center.

In his acceptance speech, Hegarty talked about skyscrapers and how he has been enamored with them ever since childhood. He talked about how he now takes a book about skyscrapers and visits young children in schools. He described the reaction of some of these children when these majestic structures pop off the pages of the book. [Read more…]