A Different Angle (part of "West Side Extraordinary")


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by Robert L. Reid, Senior Editor, Features Manager; ASCE, ASCE World Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA,


Serial Information: Issue 2, Pg. 55-55


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: The unique, sloping shape of the VIA 57 West building is formed from cast-in-place concrete from the single, partial basement level up to the structure's 34th floor; braced galvanized steel framing completes the structure up to its 44th-level peak.

Subject Headings: Steel structures | Concrete structures | Slopes | Cast in place | Basements | Floors | Bracing | Cold-formed steel

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