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Geometry and the Design of Truss Structures

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  • William F. Baker PE, SE, FASCE, NAE, FREng

    William Baker is a Structural Engineering Partner at SOM. Throughout his career, Bill has dedicated himself to innovative structural engineering design and research. His expertise covers a variety of structures at many scales; from the development of the “buttressed core” structural system for the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest man-made structure; to the Broadgate Exchange House, a 10-story office building spanning a 78-meter-long rail yard in London; to a new two-story training center for Roche Diagnostics in Indianapolis; to Millennium Park’s Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago; to the pedestrian bridge at 707 Fifth – Manulife Place in Calgary; to the Fishers Island Residence, a 4,600 sf steel and glass single family residence in New York, with architect Thomas Phifer and Partners; to Skyspace, a permanent art installation with artist James Turrell at Rice University; to research projects leading to new, highly efficient bracing and structural systems.

August 3, 2017
Thu 12:00 PM CDT

Duration 1H 30M

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