Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Sep 1, , Shahin Vassigh and others published Engineering Architecture: The Vision of Fazlur R. Khan Yasmin Sabina . “Structural engineer Fazlur R. Khan () shaped the skyline of cities around the world with his pioneering structural systems for high-rise design. Engineering Architecture has 15 ratings and 0 reviews. Through detailed examination of projects at Skidmore, Owings Merrill, this study of Khan’s career.

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Hines in underwriting testing, construction, and evaluation of the novel methods used for his real estate investments.

She concludes that Khan’s engineering and mathematical brilliance was matched by wngineering social sensitivity and love of the arts, egineering his structural solutions to systems that shaped “the overall design of the buildings in which they were implemented—and they were worthy of doing so” p. Hsumonkhin marked it as to-read May 29, Chit Min rated it it was amazing Jul 27, View freely available titles: Refresh and try again. Murtuza rated it it was amazing Jun 17, Khan shaped the skyline of cities around the world with his pioneering structural systems for high-rise design.

Engineering Architecture: The Vision of Fazlur R. Khan

Skip to content Skip to search. Stephanie rated it it was amazing Mar 18, Trish Carolan rated it really liked it Jan 07, Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Khan began work on this book in Fazlur Khan’s career demonstrated the productive possibilities of collaboration, within the same firm, between academics and practitioners and building clients and engineers, and among professional associations, trade groups, computers, contractors, and designers.


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See Wei rated it rngineering liked it Jul 08, Contact Contact Us Help. Amy marked it as to-read Jun 30, Marco Cano rated it really liked it Oct 01, Vivian rated it really liked it Oct 22, Vinod marked it as to-read Jul 22, Subjects Khan, Fazlur R.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Soil and structure interactions in foundation design were also not well-understood, and Khan and his colleagues persuaded Hines to fund “a research-oriented endeavor that would be useful to future.

Khan’s innovations are treated in considerable detail: Sameem rated it it was amazing Oct 25, Books by Yasmin Sabina Khan.

Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. Ali’s Art of the Skyscraper: Yasmin Sabina Khan has written an engaging intellectual biography of her father, the acclaimed civil engineer Fazlur Rahman Khan — Public Private login e.


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She furthers what her father identified as a necessary critique: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Oddly, though, she only mentions in her preface the other monograph on Khan, Mir M.

Author Khan, Yasmin Sabina. Khan’s important contributions to skyscraper design for nearly thirty years, from his student days in the s r.khsn the University of Illinois through his long association with the architectural firm of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill SOM.

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Aditi Bajyal marked it as to-read Jun 25, She lists Fazlur Khan’s published work gision pp. This single location in Western Australia: Presenting new material on SOM projects, her account examines the architectural building program that guided each design and conveys the complexity of the design process, providing insight into the concerns of architectural and engineering practice. While the engineering discussions are beyond the level of an undergraduate structures major at my institution, Khan’s writing outside of those analyses is lucid and fascinating.