On Tuesday, February 9th, Structural Engineering Partner Bill Baker and Managing Partner Ken Lewis will present on One World Trade Center and Burj Khalifa for Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie. The presentation will run in conjunction with an exhibit about the design and construction of impressive towers and bridges.
Design Partner Scott Duncan and Consulting Partners Brian Lee and Bill Baker will present on the design and engineering of supertall towers in Giuyang, Tianjin, and Dubai, as part of the Skyscraper Museum's lecture series.
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.
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.
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.