In an episode of Create the Future: An Engineering Podcast, Consulting Partner Bill Baker talks with host Sue Nelson. The two discuss the Burj Khalifa, the relationships between architecture and structure, the future of engineering, and advice for young engineers entering the field.
Tianjin CTF Finance Centre has been recognized with a total of four awards in the RICS China Awards and CREDAWARD programs. The project, a 530-meter-tall mixed-use tower in China's Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area (TEDA), received awards in Best BIM Application and other categories.
On September 18th, 2020, SOM Directors Chuck Besjak and Preetam Biswas and Associate Director Ronald Johnson will speak at the American Society of Civil Engineers' 2020 V-Tech Conference. The program features technical presentations from the 2020 Architectural Engineering Institute's Professional Project Awards winners.
Consulting Partner Bill Baker is cited in this article about structural innovation and the design impact of New York's most iconic skyscrapers. Baker is best known for the development of the “buttressed core” structural system for the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest manmade structure.
The Daily Hive features renderings for Alberni, a new residential tower proposed for downtown Vancouver’s West End neighborhood. Currently in its design phase, the future 43-story tower will provide 197 market condominium units and 66 replacement market rental homes.
One Manhattan West and Tianjin CTF Finance Centre have received multiple 2020 Professional Project Awards from the Architectural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers. The honors include Best Overall Project and Most Innovative Project.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has named six SOM projects as 2020 Award of Excellence winners. Tianjin CTF Finance Center, Pudong Financial Plaza, Poly Skyline Plaza, 100 Mount Street, 500 Folsom, and Burj Khalifa were awarded in this year's program.
In an episode of National Geographic's Superstructures: Engineering Marvels, William Baker explains how his structural engineering team designed the world's tallest tower to withstand strong winds and severe weather.
Archello highlights the unique facade of the Tianjin CTF Finance Centre, which topped out at 530 meters tall in the autumn of 2019. The building's curves are an eye-catching addition to the Tianjin skyline.