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William F. Baker to Speak at International High-Rise Conference in Shanghai

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On July 13, Structural Engineering Partner William F. Baker will speak in Shanghai at the International Conference on Sustainable Development of Construction Engineering. He will focus on the engineering innovation behind the design of the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building. He will also discuss how SOM has applied new technology in the design and construction of supertall buildings in China and around the world.

The conference is co-organized by Shanghai Society of Civil Engineering, Shanghai Construction Group, and East China Construction Group. Through expert analysis and case studies, summit attendees will gain an understanding of supertall projects and development trends in China and around the world, with a particular focus on sustainable design.

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