Tall and Supertall Buildings: Planning and Design

by: Akbar Tamboli, P.E., F.ASCE


Abstract: In-depth coverage of the latest tall and supertall 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.
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Title: Tall and Supertall Buildings: Planning and Design

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2014 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071818711

Authors:

Akbar Tamboli, P.E., F.ASCE is senior vice president and principal at Thornton Tomasetti structural engineers, one of the foremost structural engineering firms. He was formerly vice president and project manager with Cantor Seinuk consulting engineers in New York, where he was responsible for several major projects. A fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and a professional engineer, Mr. Tamboli is the editor of Steel Design Handbook: LRFD Method and Handbook of Structural Steel Connection Design and Details, now in its second edition.

Description: In-depth coverage of the latest tall and supertall 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.