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More Talking

I’ll be giving a book talk about The Structure of Skyscrapers at the Skyscraper Museum (virtually) next Tuesday. Details and registration at the museum website: here. I don’t like to repeat talks I’ve already given, so this time I’ll be talking about how industrialization of the building process helped lead designers to create skyscrapers.

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A week from today, on December 11, I’ll be giving an online talk about The Structure of Skyscrapers. In addition to discussing some of the main themes in the text, I’m going to discuss why I started the project and how I think it can be useful to people. I’m going to use some pictures …

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Our Research

More information on The Structure of Skyscrapers, my history of the development of tall-building structural technology put to 1900, is at the link above. Or click on the book cover below. More information on City of Brick and Steel, our guide to the structure of buildings in New York City, is at the link above. …

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Announcing “City of Brick and Steel”

And now for something not completely different… Here at OSE we are immersed in the old buildings of New York, all day long every working day. That has its advantages – we have become familiar with the details of the different types of past buildings here – and one odd disadvantage. We have become so …

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