CCHRB Events / Programs
Regular CCHRB Meetings:
CCHRB meets regularly at the  Petterino's Restaurant at 150 North Dearborn Street (corner of Dearborn and Randolph).  CCHRB meetings are open to its members and their previously registered guests only.

Date: Thursday August 9, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM 
          (Reception begins at 5:15 PM)

Presentation Title: 
Akmat Tower, Grozny, Russia

Sara Beardsley
Senior Architect, AS + GG


John Peronto
Principal. Thornton Thomasetti

Presentation Abstract: 
This lecture will present in detail the design of Akhmat Tower – a 102-story, 435m tall steel mixed use building which is currently under construction in Grozny, Russia. The tower will be a new landmark for Chechnya. The mixed-use program, complex geometry, and high seismic and wind conditions of the region demand a sophisticated design response, particularly in terms of the façade and the structural engineering, in order to achieve a coherent, crystalline form. This multi-disciplinary presentation will cover both the architectural and structural design including the seismic design and damping strategy used.

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