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The Man Who Saved the Skyscraper

August 24, 2016 - in Buildings

In December 1965, the psychic Jeane Dixon made a prediction: Chicago’s John Hancock Center would come tumbling down. The astrologer and syndicated columnist had risen to fame after predicting the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and now she foresaw the…

Wisconsin Concrete Innovation Makes Seattle Skyscraper Stable

October 26, 2015 - in Buildings, Construction, Corporate

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 26, 2015—A University of Wisconsin–Madison engineer’s solution for streamlining the construction of skyscrapers is having a…

Thomas Leslie to Lecture Illinois Structural Engineers on Skyscrapers

March 9, 2015 - in Announcement, Corporate

The Structural Engineers Foundation invites  engineers to join in welcoming Thomas Leslie, AIA, Pickard Chilton Professor in Architecture and Director…