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6/22/16

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The Man Behind the Wonders – Bill Baker Reveals the Secrets of Structural Engineering

Photo © Tuomas Porkkala for Industrial Prime

Source: Industrial Prime

Industrial PRIME has just found its way back to the surface from the depths of the subway. We are standing at the corner of West Grand Avenue and North State Street in the heart of Chicago...

Founded in 1936, SOM is one of the largest and most influential architecture, interior design, engineering, and urban planning firms in the world...

The reason why we are here in Chicago is the structural engineer behind this wonder. The man we are talking about is Mr William F Baker, while the building in question is perhaps his most famous achievement, the Burj Khalifa.​

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