The Dunes Hotel Project in Las Vegas

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Title: The Dunes Hotel Project in Las Vegas

Author(s): Paul Rogers

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 63

Issue: 1

Appears on pages(s): 83-92

Keywords: construction;design;Dunes Hotel;multistory building;reinforced concrete;repair; sulfate content;vibration.

Date: 1/1/1966

Abstract:
Describes a large extension project to this well-known hotel in Las Vegas, Nev. Includes discussion of the design concept and construction. Reviews the investigation to determine the natural period of vibration for the hotel which is in an area susceptible to earthquakes. Remedial measures needed mandue to faulty construction of one of the floors are also discussed.