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Architizer interviews SOM Structural Engineering Partners Mark Sarkisian and William F. Baker on the relationship between engineering and architecture. They discuss how structural innovations—and the modelmaking and testing that go into realizing them—respond to the context of each project.

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On October 26th, 2016, SOM Structural Engineering Partner William F. Baker and SOM Associate Director Chung Yeon Won will speak at a meeting of WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate.​ They will discuss the technology and design behind New York's recent crop of slender, supertall towers.

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As part of a special segment about severe weather, CBS Chicago interviews SOM Structural and Civil Engineering Partner William F. Baker about skyscrapers’ ability to withstand strong storms. Baker explains how SOM-designed towers like the Burj Khalifa mitigate wind loads. The special premiered on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 10:30 pm CST and will air again on Saturday, June 6 at 1:30 pm.

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William F. Baker, SOM Structural and Civil Engineering Partner, will speak at the 2015 Design Methods, Graphic Statics, and Parametric Approaches Seminar, hosted by the Université catholique de Louvain in Belgium. The seminar will bring together international engineering and architecture experts to discuss advancements and issues related to these topics.

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