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The history of Chicago after the Great Chicago Fire and the reconstruction and influences in architecture.


Lecture number:
3
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Texas A&M University
Course:
Arch 350 - Hist/Theor Mod/Cont Arch
Edition:
1
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ARCH 350 1stEdition Lecture 3 Outline of Last Lecture I Joseph Paxton A Crystal Palace a Architecture details b Importance B Gustave Eiffel a Ponte Dona Maria b Eiffel Tower Outline of Current Lecture I History II Development of Skyscrapers A Technological advancements B Period of Reconstruction C Aesthetics III IV Francois Henebique William Le Baron Jenney A Home Insurance Building V VI VII VIII B Fair Store Daniel Burnham and John Root A Monadnock Building B Reliance Building Cyrus Eidlitz A Washington Life Building Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan A Auditorium Building B Guranty Building Louis Sullivan These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute A Transportation Building B Carson Pirie Scott Department Store Current Lecture Chicago School I II III IV A B V A B History A In 1871 the Great Chicago Fire burned and destroyed almost all Chicago after a drought B Period of Reconstruction Development of Skyscrapers A Technological advancements a mass produced structural element b strong and resist with shear c safety elevators B Economy and regulations a free market form of capitalism C Aesthetics Francois Hennebique French engineer patented his Monolithic Reinforced Concrete System used vertical slender posts thin lateral beams on brackets concrete floor slabs responsible for the wide spread of reinforced concrete William Le Baron Jenney Home Insurance Building masonry load bearing wall on ground floor columns of cast and wrought iron girders and floor beams of iron and steel used above the 6th floor Fair Store iron framing frees walls to not carry gravity loads Daniel Burnham and John Root Monadnock Building office building 16 stories masonry load bearing walls expensive to build b c of thickness of walls iron frame windows with riveted girder column bay windows Reliance Building precursor of all glass skyskrapper office building 15 stories tall high speed



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