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Clear Spans and Creative Solutions: Design Process of Broadgate – Exchange House
AIA CES program ID: GMGH.0003
Approved LUs: .5 LU|HSW
Program level: Entry
Advance learner preparation: None
In this episode of Unstruct, Consulting Partner Bill Baker from Skidmore, Owings & Merrill's (SOM) Chicago office shares his expertise as a world-renowned structural engineer. With over 20 years of experience leading prominent projects such as the Burj Khalifa, Bill has received numerous honors and awards, including the Gold Medal from the Institution of Structural Engineers, and honorary doctorates from four well-known universities. Listeners will gain valuable insight into the design process of the Broadgate – Exchange House, a bridge/building hybrid structure with clear spans of up to 250 feet positioned over one of London's busiest rail stations. As Bill navigates the challenges presented by this unique project, listeners will learn about the importance of innovation in structural engineering.
- Identify the key factors that contributed to the success of the Broadgate development project.
- Evaluate the challenges faced by the developers in terms of design and construction.
- Analyze the impact of the Broadgate development on the surrounding area and the wider city of London.
- Synthesize an understanding of the importance of collaboration and innovation in large-scale urban development projects.
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