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Skyscraper

  1. 1. The Art Of The Skyscraper<br />By <br />Peter Buitenhuis<br />
  2. 2. Practical working<br />Imaginative designs<br />Trademark of Skyscarper<br />American Architecture<br />
  3. 3. Increase in population<br />Cities grew larger<br />Increase in land value<br />Purpose of skyscaper<br />
  4. 4. First built in last years of 19th century<br />Stone and bricks used in early buildings<br />Later than built with Steel Frame<br />Preview of Skyscraper<br />
  5. 5. Heavy weight<br />Low Strenght <br />Limited Height (i.e about twelve floor)<br />Unsufficient for larger cities<br />Structure of Stone or Bricks<br />
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  7. 7. Make buildings taller<br />Have more strenght<br />Long Lasting<br />Can atain the height, four times as high as the stone or brick structure<br />Backbone of Skyscraper<br />First built in 1885<br />Steel Frame Structure<br />
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  9. 9. Difference in Stone frame and Steel Frame<br />Stone structure<br />Steel Structure<br />
  10. 10. The well known American Architect<br />His Concept “Form Follow Function”<br />Remove Stone and Bricks over Steel Frame<br />Louis Sullivan<br />
  11. 11. The Carson Pirie Scott <br />department store<br />The McClurg Building<br />Sullivan’s Best Development:<br />
  12. 12. The well known American Architect worked in Sullivan Office<br />Believed that by using steel, metal and glass for building can make it beautiful<br />Frank Lloyd Wright<br />
  13. 13. Wright’s Best development:<br />Johnson Wax Company , Wisconsin<br />
  14. 14. America’s First tallest building<br />Woolworth Tower<br />Situated in New York <br />Completed in 1912<br />Contain fifty-seven-stories<br />
  15. 15. America’s Landmark<br />The Empire State Building<br />Situated in New York<br />Completed in 1931<br />Contain 102 stories<br />Have height 1,250 ft<br />
  16. 16. World Tallest Skyscraper<br />Burj Dubai<br />Expected to complete in Sep. 2009<br />Height more than 2000ft<br />Situated in Downtown of Dubai<br />The building in underconstuction but still it is the tallest building<br />

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