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Bill Baker Speaks with Create the Future Podcast

Bill Baker explains the structural design of the Burj Khalifa and other SOM buildings at SOM: Arte + Ingeniería + Arquitectura, an exhibition that took place in Mexico City in 2019. Photo © Fadi Asmar

In an episode of Create the Future: An Engineering Podcast, Consulting Partner Bill Baker talks with host Sue Nelson. Baker reflects on his career at SOM, his experiences engineering the Burj Khalifa and other innovative structures around the world, and shares advice for young engineers entering the field. Hosted by the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, the Create the Future podcast explores technical expertise and creativity in engineering and its impact on everyday life.


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