Patrick W M Choy - Steel Structure Specialist

Professional Engineer (Civil)
Professional Engineers Board, Singapore, 2007
Chartered Structural Engineer
Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers, 1991
Bachelor of Science (Hons), Civil Engineering, University of Strathclyde, 1986 

Joined Kuala Lumpur Pavilion Design Studio in 2014

 

Mr. Choy is a Chartered Structural Engineer with over 25 years experience in the design and supervision of industrial and commercial buildings in particular large span roof and space structures.

As a structural steel specialist, Mr. Choy has had the privilege of working with Ron Taylor (UK), a renowned authority in hangar design who built the world's first double bay hangar to house the Boeing 747. He was also the specialist consultant on the world’s first triple bay jumbo hangar for Singapore Airlines until he retired in 1998. His career has taken him from Singapore to the United Kingdom, and many destinations in between. Some of his earliest works involved large-scale projects, such as the redesign of the Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore and the aforementioned Heathrow Airport Terminal Extension to cater for the Boeing 747.

One of his most notable projects was the Kingdom Centre Tower in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, during his secondment to Omrania & Associates as Steelwork/Erection Specialist in design and drawing review as well as erection supervision of 120m high Unique Sculpture Steelwork. The Tower was the Skyscraper Award Winner in 2002. His depth of knowledge and skill also earned him a special appointment as Steelwork Specialist for Emiri Flight Facility, Doha.

Mr. Choy returned to Singapore towards the end of 2002 and spent two years with Meinhardt Singapore before joining the Building & Construction Authority until December 2011.