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Letter to the Editor of the CTBUH Journal

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Author(s)

Sivaraj Shyam-Sunder, Jason D. Averill, Fahim Sadek

Abstract

NIST was invited to comment on the articles written for a special issue of the CTBUH Journal, marking the ten years passed since the 2001 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center. This letter to the editor reacts to the role of the NIST WTC Investigation recommendations in the recent changes to building codes, standards, and practices regarding the design of high-rise buildings.
Citation
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) Journal

Keywords

WTC, fire safety, high-rise, structural engineering, elevators, building codes

Citation

Shyam-Sunder, S. , Averill, J. and Sadek, F. (2011), Letter to the Editor of the CTBUH Journal, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) Journal, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=909421 (Accessed June 22, 2024)

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Created December 1, 2011, Updated January 27, 2020