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Commercial Observer has named SOM senior architectural professional Julia Grabazs one of 20 young architects, engineers, and contractors under 35. Grabazs, based in the New York office, has a portfolio that includes The Milstein Center at Barnard College and the Wellesley College Science Center renovation and expansion.

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Chicago television station WTTW interviews William Baker about the John Hancock Center (now known as 875 North Michigan Avenue) in honor of the iconic tower's 50th anniversary. The Chicago Architecture Center's Kathy Kulick; Bill Casey, 875 North Michigan's chief engineer; and Nichole Williamson, the general manager of the building's observation deck, are also featured.

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Italian design magazine Abitare talks with Director of Urban Design and Planning Daniel Ringelstein and Planning Associate Gareth Edwards about four new towns under construction in Africa. The two share insight on SOM's master plans for Alárò City, Appolonia, Jigna Eco-community, and Tatu City.

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Healthcare Design Magazine features a Q&A with Associate Director Anthony Treu. Treu, whose recent work includes the New National Cancer Institute in Egypt and the Almaty International Medical Center in Kazakhstan, discusses his approach to healthcare design, his opinions on industry trends, and other topics.

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Civil Engineering Magazine speaks with Director of Structural Engineering Charles Besjak and other industry leaders about challenges in slender tower design. Besjak discusses SOM’s wind tunnel, the damping system that was designed for 35 Hudson Yards in New York, and more.

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CLAD magazine catches up with consulting design partner David Childs to discuss 35 Hudson Yards, the tallest residential tower in the new Hudson Yards neighborhood of New York City. Childs talks through the design of and vision for the building.

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