Tall and Super Tall Buildings Planning and Design

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2014-05-21
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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In-depth coverage of the latest tall and super tall building designs and examples from around the world

Featuring contributions from 30 global experts involved in the planning and design of the structures covered in this book, Tall and Supertall Buildings describes the technical developments and special design features used for these landmark buildings:

Sears Tower * Taipei 101 * Burj Khalifa *
Petronas Towers * Shanghai Tower * Kingdom Tower

This authoritative resource addresses HVAC systems, sustainability, geotechnical and foundation engineering, wind engineering, and more. Construction photographs and detailed diagrams are included throughout. This is the definitive guide for engineers, architects, project managers, building inspectors, and anyone involved in the planning and design of tall and supertall buildings.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Design Considerations for Tall and Super Tall BuildingsRon Klemencic, P.E., S.E. - President, Magnusson Klemencic Associates, Seattle, WAChapter 2: HVAC Systems and Sustainability Considerations for Talland Super Tall BuildingsAsif Syed, P.E. LEED AP BD + C - Partner, STE Engineering, New York, NYChapter 3: Sears TowerJohn Zils, P.E. FASCE, S.E., FAIA - Associate Partner, Emeritus, Skidmore Owings Merril Chicago, ILChapter 4: Petronas Twin TowersLeonard M. Joseph, P.E., S.E. - Principal, Thornton Tomasetti, Inc. Irvine, CAChapter 5: Taipei 101Leonard M. Joseph, P.E., S.E. - Principal, Thornton Tomasetti, Inc. Irvine, CAChapter 6: Shanghai TowerDennis Poon, P.E. - Vice Chairman, Thornton Tomasetti, Inc. New York, NYBilly Tse, P.E. - Associate, Thornton Tomasetti, Inc., New York, NYChapter 7: Burj Khalifa - William F. Baker, P.E., S.E. F.ASCEPartner, SOM Chicago, ILChapter 8: Kingdom Tower Robert Sinn, P.E., S.E. F.ASCE - Principal, Thornton Tomasetti, Inc. Chicago, ILPeter Weismantle, FAIA, RIBA - Director of Super Tall Building Technology, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, Chicago, ILChapter 9: Tall and Super Tall Building Geotechnical and FoundationConsiderationsGeorge Leventis, P.E. - President, Langan International, New York, NYChapter 10: Wind Engineering for Tall and Super Tall BuildingsAnton E. Davies, Ph.D, P.Eng - Principal, RWDI Guelph, Ontario, Canada

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