This Empire State Building CIVIL Final Year Report is about Empire State Building. This report starts with introduction of Empire State Building, Designers of building, New York City climate conditions, site maps, Technical Data, THE TECHNOLOGY OF CONSTRUCTION, Plan layout, Facilities.
The Empire State Building is the tallest building in the world for 40 years. It was built in New York (USA), took over American cities like Chicago and New York to the highest skyscraper. The Empire State Building has been named by the American Society of Civil Engineers as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World.
The Empire State Building remained the tallest man-made structure in the world for 23 years before it was surpassed by the Griffin Television Tower Oklahoma (KWTV Mast) in 1954. It was also the tallest free-standing structure in the world for 36 years before it was surpassed by the Ostankino Tower in 1967.The world’s longest record of the Empire State Building was held to hold the tallest building (for structural) for 42 years until it was surpassed by the North Tower of the World Trade Centre in 1973.At present The Empire State Building is the 15th tallest in the world.
The Empire State Building was designed by William Frederick Lamb of the architectural firm of Shreve, Lamb, and Harmon. To achieve this they decided to use steel frame as the basic construction technique. The building was completed in one year and 45 days. Its original 64 elevators are located in a central core; today, the Empire State Building has 73 elevators in all, including service elevators. It takes less than one minute by elevator to get to the 86th floor, where an observation deck is located. The report finally explain the about the different kind of Facilities available in Empire State Building.
This report describes the complete view of Empire State Building, which will help for future research and understanding of it design and structure.
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