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Supertall Models: SOM on the Ingenious Engineering Behind Record-Breaking Architecture

Photo © Niels Fabaek | Utzon Center

Source: Architizer

SOM has designed and engineered the world’s tallest buildings, an accomplishment explored in the recent exhibition at the Utzon Center in Aalborg, Denmark. Titled “Sky's the Limit: The Engineering of Architecture,” the show used models, sketches and virtual reality to take visitors through the creative process behind many of their signature structures. Architizer talked to Bill Baker, SOM Structural and Civil Engineering Partner, and Mark Sarkisian, SOM Structural and Seismic Engineering Partner, about the relationship between engineering and architecture...

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