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Title Tall and supertall buildings : planning and design / Akbar R. Tamboli, editor
Published New York : McGraw-Hill Education, [2014]


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Description xvii, 422 pages : illustrations, plans, maps ; 24 cm
Summary 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 Twin 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Burj Khalifa (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Kingdom Tower (Jeddah, Saudia Arabia)
Menara Berkembar Petronas (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Taipei 101 (Taipei, Taiwan)
Shanghai zhong xin (Shanghai, China)
Willis Tower (Chicago, Ill.)
Architecture -- Designs and plans.
Tall buildings -- Design and construction.
Tall buildings -- Environmental engineering
Tall buildings -- Power supply.
Genre/Form Architectural drawings.
Author Tamboli, Akbar R., editor
ISBN 9780071818711 (hardback)
Other Titles Tall and super tall buildings