Bruce Danziger

Bruce has been the Lead Structural Engineer for several performing arts centers and other cultural venues.

Background: Structural engineering, lightweight structures and teaching
Currently: Specialist on structures and research
Interests: Structures, integrating multidisciplinary engineering, research, innovation, ventures


Bruce Danziger is a licensed structural engineer who joined Arup in 1988 and has worked in Arup’s offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, London and Seville. His education joined architectural design with structural engineering. Bruce specializes in the design of innovative, complex structures melding his background in architecture with his expertise in structural engineering.  While in London, he helped design innovative structures and supervised construction for the Pavilion of the Future at the 1992 Universal Exposition in Seville, Spain.  These early work experiences have shaped the rest of his career.

Bruce has been the Lead Structural Engineer for several performing arts centers and other cultural venues.  His broad range of experience includes steel, concrete, wood, masonry, glass, stone, lightweight structures, project management and construction administration.  Bruce has taught at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI_Arc), the University of Puerto Rico School of Architecture and he was a visiting professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) as the Bedford Chair teaching courses with students from both the civil engineering and architecture departments.

Along with his daily project roles as a structural engineer and project leader, Bruce is the Americas Region Research Leader and Ventures Champion.  These roles fit his interests, broad experience and strong network within Arup.