How 9/11 Changed Skyscraper Design – Cheddar Explains


September 11, 2001, changed our lives. A lot. Political differences seemed to disappear, at least briefly. New security measures filled the world’s airports. Thousands of families mourned the loss of loved ones. And, of course, the New York City skyline lacked its two tallest buildings. But there’s one change that you probably didn’t notice, because it took place inside new high-rise buildings. And it’s probably not what you’re expecting.

Further reading:

Pew Research Center
https://www.pewresearch.org/politics/…

WTC.com
https://wtc.com/

The Wall Street Journal
https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB100085…

Civ. Engineering & Construction Rev.
https://info.cecr.in/empire-state-bui…

Minerals, Metals, & Materials Society
https://www.tms.org/pubs/journals/JOM…

Nat’l Inst. of Standards & Tech.
https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/g…

MIT Engineering
https://web.mit.edu/civenv/wtc/PDFfil…

NIST Final Report
https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/G…

The Conversation
https://theconversation.com/amp/how-b…

STRUCTURE Magazine
https://www.structuremag.org/?p=1885

FEMA
https://www.fema.gov/pdf/library/fema…

UHPC Solutions
https://www.uhpcsolutions.com/about-us

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