About the Course
Green Building Worldwide, Executive Leadership discussion designed to bring stakeholders from different sectors together to have a solid discourse on building design, energy, infrastructure, and public private partnerships.
GBW is delivering Distinct and Intersecting Discussions with members, speakers and guests representing developers, engineers, architects, utilities, government and Fortune 100 corporations.
The discussions are focused on advancements in sustainable design, construction, financing options, grid reliability, the mix of renewable energy sources and the forefront of technological innovation. This session on Building Design and Technological Innovations will take a close look at building design and the incorporation of innovation.
Innovation in Engineering and Construction (Modular Construction)
Robert Sanna, Executive Vice President and Director of Construction & Design, Forest City Ratner
Robert Sanna, Executive Vice President and Director of Construction & DesignForest City Ratner CompaniesRobert Sanna has nearly thirty years of leadership experience within the New York City construction industry. An accomplished project and administrative leader, his expertise has driven notable growth in the retail, commercial and mixed use sectors for FCRC. He joined FCRC in 1989 as a project manager, providing project administrative leadership for the construction of One MetroTech Center, one of the first projects at the downtown Brooklyn campus. Later, as the Executive Vice President and Director of Construction & Design Development, he organized FCRC’s construction department with specific emphasis on quality build-out experiences for its tenants and proactive cost and schedule management. This dynamic technical group provided construction administration for over 40 retail, office, residential, hotel and sports & entertainment projects totaling more than 16 million square feet.Over the last 30 years, Forest City has been one of if not the most prolific ground-up developer in New York City. FCRC, as owner, operator, and developer of distinctive and diversified real estate projects in select core markets create value for their shareholders, customers, and communities through place creation, sustainable practices, and a long-term investment perspective.