Design Engineer, SOM Chicago, 1983-1986
Rowes Wharf, Boston MA. Hotel and Condominiums.
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Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) is one of the largest and most influential architecture, interior design, engineering, and urban planning firms in the world…
…Collaboration is a guiding force at SOM, as we believe that the best results stem from an ongoing dialogue with all stakeholders. With our clients as our partners, we approach each project as a unique challenge. Our integrated practice brings together experts in architecture, interiors, engineering, and urban planning to create innovative solutions…
As a young engineer, Mr. DiCarlo participated in these large and complex projects. Design teams counted 10’s of employees, including 4-5 structural engineers. Tasks were parsed-out but constantly overlapping.
Mr. DiCarlo’s engineering contributions included:
- horizontal and lateral framing systems in reinforced concrete;
- vaults, domes, and set-back structures designed in structural steel;
- structural framing for below-ground parking (cars) and delivery (trucks);
- wharf pile and platform structures.
Arab International Bank, Cairo, Eygpt. Commercial Complex.