The Economics of High-Rise Apartment Buildings of Alternate Design Configuration

by Richard D. Steyert, P.E., Development Economic Consultant,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-038-4 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-038-7 (ISBN-10), 1972, Soft Cover, Pg. 171

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book


This is a study of the economic problems of conceptual design of high-rise apartment buildings. Definitions and techniques useful in total cost analysis are developed. The economic of building of alternate height, flood size, shape, and room size are explored quantitatively. Implications of these quantitative results are considered relative to zoning and to apartment design.

Subject Headings: Building design | Economic factors | High-rise buildings | Residential buildings | Conceptual design | Terminology and definition | Floods | Zoning


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