Architect

Adler & Sullivan

Year of Completion

1891

Client

State of Missouri

Material of interest

Brick masonry

Material Used

Brick

Properties of Materials

This building was one of the first skyscrapers constructed in the world.

Material Properties

Material of interest: Brick masonry

Material used: Brick

Properties of material: This building was one of the first skyscrapers constructed in the world.

Application

Exterior Facade and structure

Climate

Humid Continental

Environmental Response

Durable and strong

Keywords

Exterior Facade and structure, Humid Continental, Durable and strong

Location

St. Louis, Missouri

Sources

Case study by Alison Andrews, Washington University in St. Louis.

Other: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wainwright_Building

http://stlcin.missouri.org/history/structdetail.cfm?Master_ID=1361

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Date submitted

March 2014

Disciplines

Architecture

Wainwright Building in St. Louis, Missouri

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