Super Structure

by Ahmad Rahimian, P.E., Exec. Vice Pres.; Cantor Seinuk Group, New York City, NY,
Enrique Martinez Romero, P.E., General Dir.; Engrg. for Enrique Martinez Romero, S. A., Mexico City, MX,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2003, Vol. 73, Issue 6, Pg. 62-69

Document Type: Feature article


The tallest building in Latin America, the Torre Mayor rises 55 stories in one of the world's most seismically active zones to demonstrate how innovative structural engineering can conquer the imperatives of nature.

Subject Headings: Structural engineering | Seismic tests | Innovation | Earthquake engineering

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