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Determining and Understanding ! Lateral Loads! ! Stephen DeSimone, PE, LEED AP ! CEO, DeSimone! ! 2016! April 21,


Texture!


Form!


GRFC MOCKUP


Case Study!


Force Drivers! Structural Frame!

Facade!

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Exposure! Shape! Height!

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Mass!

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Stiffness!

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Exposure!

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Shape!

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Height!


Base Model - 59th Floor Peak Acceleration (10-Year, 6% Damping): 29%


Trial One – Configura0on 1 - Exis0ng Design


Trial One – Configura0on 1 - Exis0ng Design


Trial 2 – Op0on 4 - 27’ Shorter Tower


Trial 3 – Op0on 5 - Par0al Notches


Summary of 19 Op.ons


Final Model - 59th Floor Peak Acceleration (10-Year, 6% Damping): 18.8%


Parting Shots!


Determining and Understanding ! Lateral Loads! ! Stephen DeSimone, PE, LEED AP ! CEO, DeSimone! ! 2016! April 21,

Determining and Understanding Lateral Loads - Stephen DeSimone (DeSimone Consulting Engineers)  
Determining and Understanding Lateral Loads - Stephen DeSimone (DeSimone Consulting Engineers)  

Facades+ NYC 2016