Lightweight Concrete for Total Design of One Shell Plaza

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Title: Lightweight Concrete for Total Design of One Shell Plaza

Author(s): Fazlur R. Khan

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 29

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 1-14

Keywords: columns (supports); concrete slabs; creep properties; field tests; fire resistance; floors; foundations; frames; high-rise buildings; lightweight aggregate concretes; office buildings; reinforced concrete; shrinkage; skyscrapers; structural design

Date: 1/1/1971

Abstract:
The author discusses the design and construction aspects of the 714-ft tall, 52-story One Shell Plaza Building in Houston.