Pedersen joins Bruininks in demolition of Science Classroom Building

William E. Pedersen (B.Arch. 1961), founding partner of New York-based Kohn, Pedersen, Fox designed the 2008 World Financial Center in Shanghai -- the tallest mixed-use project in the world. He's also the lead designer for the University's Science Teaching and Student Services building, planned for completion in 2010 and his work is featured on the University's Wall of Discovery.

William E. Pedersen, right, joins University President Robert Bruininks in the demolition of the Science Classroom Building on January 22, 2009.