Officially opened on 21 April 1962, the Seattle World’s Fair was a landmark event in the Pacific Northwest. The design and construction of the Fair’s buildings and structures pushed the limits of contemporary structural design and was directly shaped by advanced structural design technologies.
On 7 May, the Structural Engineers Foundation of Washington. will premiere their documentary, “Structural Engineers of the 1961 Seattle World’s Fair,” at the Seattle Center House Theatre. The documentary showcases the experiences of the nine structural engineers, including BergerABAM founding member Bob Mast, who helped design several of these iconic structures. Read more about 1962 Seattle World’s Fair