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Structural Design Project of Super Tall Building Chicago Spire

Introduction The 2011-2012 Master of Engineering Structural Design Project was the structural design of theChicago Spire (Figure 1.1), located on the west side of Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, Illinois. Theproject was provided by John Peronto, P.E. and Mary Williams, P.E. of Thornton Tomasetti’s Chicagooffice. Cornell University Lecturer Dr. Shideh Shadravan was the project advisor. …

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Outrigger Design for High-Rise Buildings by Hi Sun Choi

The Council on Tall Building and Urban Habitat’s Outrigger Working Group has addressed the pressing need for design guidelines for outrigger systems with this guide, now in its second edition, providing a comprehensive overview of the use of outriggers in skyscrapers. This guide offers detailed recommendations for analysis of outriggers within the lateral load resisting …

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