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Tall Buildings Of China

Author : Georges Binder
ISBN : 9781864704129
Genre : Architecture
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This breathtaking new book, compiled by tall buildings specialist, Georges Binder, showcases more than 100 of the tallest buildings in China across more than 25 cities, including those towering over the megacities of Beijing, Shanghai and emerging supercities, such as Chengdu, Guangzhou and Tianjin. Georges Binder summarises the history of the Chinese tall building landscape from the 1930s to the present day, and features the best in contemporary design, including emerging architectural trends, showcasing each project with beautiful imagery and detailed plans. The book also delves into the hard architectural statistics and buildings’ features with gritty detail. These skyscrapers are a fitting symbol of China’s new-found prosperity, ambition and architectural flair.
Category: Architecture

Building In China

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ISBN : MINN:31951P00513613Q
Genre : Building
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Category: Building

Ancient Pagodas In China

Author : Zhewen Luo
ISBN : UOM:39015054172773
Genre : Buddhist architecture
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Category: Buddhist architecture

Tall Buildings 2000 And Beyond

Author : Lynn S. Beedle
ISBN : UCSD:31822015449119
Genre : Architecture
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Every tall building on the drawing board today will spend more time serving its occupants AFTER the turn of the century than before it. What should today's professionals consider when studying the needs of tomorrow's people? The COUNCIL ON TALL BUILDINGS & URBAN HABITAT, headquartered at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, held its Fourth World Congress November 5 to 9, 1990, to answer that question. More than 500 delegates from 30 different countries attended--planners, architects, engineers, managers, building owners, educators & students. Now that important documentation is available: TALL BUILDINGS: 2000 & BEYOND - COLLECTED PAPERS (79 contributors, representing 20 countries, 67 manuscripts, 825 pages, $53.00). Filled with illustrations & tables, it is arranged into the following seven topical groups: Planning & Environmental Criteria, Development & Management, Systems & Concepts, Building Service Systems, Criteria & Loading, Tall Steel Buildings, Tall Concrete & Masonry Buildings. In addition, this volume includes highlights of special speeches as well as additional theme, technical, & special session talks. ALSO AVAILABLE is its companion volume, TALL BUILDINGS: 2000 & BEYOND PROCEEDINGS (ISBN 0-939493-05-5, 142 contributors representing 19 countries, 93 manuscripts, 1192pp., 1990, $63.50). Set of both: $87.00. Order from Council on Tall Buildings, Bldg. 13, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 18015, FAX No.: (215) 758-4522.
Category: Architecture

Congressional Record

Author : United States. Congress
ISBN : OSU:32437123363158
Genre : Law
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Category: Law

China Tourism

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ISBN : UCLA:L0103134730
Genre : China
File Size : 24.42 MB
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Category: China

The Structural Engineer

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ISBN : UOM:39015047337269
Genre : Concrete construction
File Size : 76.57 MB
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Category: Concrete construction


Author : David Bennett
ISBN : STANFORD:36105018310883
Genre : Architecture
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Discusses the history and inner workings of skyscrapers, and describes the design and building of the most significant buildings
Category: Architecture

Construction Index

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ISBN : UOM:39015049139507
Genre : Architecture
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Category: Architecture

Understanding Contemporary China

Author : George P. Jan
ISBN : UOM:39015059150881
Genre : History
File Size : 45.42 MB
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China is a rapidly developing world power. Its rise is causing some concern about the "China threat" to the United States. It is important to the American people to have a better understanding of the true conditions in China so we can deal with it rationally and effectively. The main purpose of this book is to provide the reader with a comprehensive description and objective analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of present-day China. Special emphasis is placed on U.S.-China relations. It covers China's history, land and people, political system, economic development, educational, scientific and technological developments, military power, social and cultural changes, Chinese nationalism, overseas Chinese, the Taiwan issue, China's global influence, U.S.-China relations and the prospects of China's future development in the twenty-first century and its impact on U.S.-China relations. The "China threat" notion is critically assessed. The book also makes some suggestions to enable the United States and China,to manage their conflicts and to peacefully co-exist to promote mutual interests, international peace, security and prosperity.
Category: History

Architecture Of Tall Buildings

Author : Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Committee 30 (Architecture)
ISBN : MINN:31951D01176553Z
Genre : Architecture
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Category: Architecture

Damping Technologies For Tall Buildings

Author : Alberto Lago
ISBN : 9780128159644
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 42.35 MB
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Damping Technologies for Tall Buildings provides practical advice on the selection, design, installation and testing of damping systems. Richly illustrated with images and schematics, this book presents expert commentary on different damping systems, giving readers a way to accurately compare between different device categories and gain and understand the advantages and disadvantages of each. In addition, the book covers their economical and sustainability implications. Case studies are included to provide a direct understanding on the possible applications of each device category. Provides an expert guide on the selection and deployment of the various types of damping technologies Drawn from extensive contributions from international experts and research projects that represent the current state-of-the-art and design in damping technologies Includes 25+ real case studies collected with very detailed information on damping design, installation, testing and other building implications
Category: Technology & Engineering