CTBUH has released a new book featuring contributions from 30 global experts from the CTBUH member network – many of them CTBUH Leaders – who were involved in the planning and design of the some of the world’s most significant skyscrapers. Edited by Akbar Tamboli, Tall and Supertall Buildings: Planning and Design describes the special design features and engineering techniques used for landmark buildings including Sears Tower, Taipei 101, Burj Khalifa, Petronas Towers, Shanghai Tower, and 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.
Editor: Akbar Tamboli
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional, with CTBUH and ICC, 2014
ISBN13: 978-0071818711 ISBN: 0071818715
Hard cover, 416 pages, 6”W x 9”H
Individual Member discount: 10%
Organizational Member discount: 20%
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