Scott Hughes

Scott Hughes is a principal with Silman structural engineers in New York City. He has been practicing structural engineering since 1995, working on a wide variety of projects, including the Morgan Library and Museum, the LeFrak Center at Lakeside, and the Whitehall Ferry Terminal in New York City. He is a former president of the Structural Engineers Association of New York as well as a former adjunct assistant professor at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University and a guest lecturer at Parsons and the University of Pennsylvania. He has been a guest lecturer at Cornell since 2015 and has worked with Caroline O'Donnell, director of the professional Master of Architecture program, on several projects including Party Wall at MoMA/PS1 and the 2016 Cornell Arts Biennial.

Hughes has a bachelor of arts in architecture from the University of California–Berkeley and a master of science from the University of Minnesota.

Classes (Selected)

  • ARCH 5615 Building Tech 11: Structural ElementsConcepts and procedures for the design, manufacture, and construction of structural components (e.g., walls, columns, beams, slabs) in steel, concrete, masonry, and timber.
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