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Properties of Materials
This Building as a steel-frame construction. At the time of its construction, it was the tallest building in the world.
Material of interest: Metal.
Material used: Steel.
Properties of material: This Building as a steel-frame construction. At the time of its construction, it was the tallest building in the world.
Structure, Humid Continental
Case study by Alison Andrews, Washington University in St. Louis.
Architect website: https://www.som.com/project/willis-tower-formerly-sears-tower
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SOM, "Sears Tower (Willis Tower) in Chicago, Illinois" (1973). Building Case Studies. 121.