Skyscrapers and High Rises

Skyscrapers and High Rises

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This work includes a brief history of skyscrapers as well as chapters on elevators and communications, facades and facing, mechanical and electrical systems, forces of nature, and much more.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 112 pages
  • 206 x 254 x 12mm | 580.6g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, colour illustrations
  • 0765681218
  • 9780765681218

Table of contents

About Frameworks; Chapter One: A Brief History of Skyscrapers; Chapter Two: Structural Steel; Chapter Three: Elevators and Communications; Chapter Four: Facades and Facing; Chapter Five: Mechanical and Electrical Systems; Chapter Six: Forces of Nature; Chapter Seven: Skyscraper Demolitions and Disasters.show more