Skidmore Owings and Merrill

While at university studying civil engineering in the 70’s, I had visions of someday working at SOM (Skidmore Owings and Merrill).  I didn’t want to be an architect and preferred the engineering and business side of big building projects; but the thought of being involved with the creation of such lovely things was a goal. 

I ended up finding that I didn’t really “get” structural engineering as much as I “got” fluid mechanics, so my career took a turn towards other directions.

I still wish thought, that when I grow up I can work for or with SOM.

Business Week reminded me of SOM.

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