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Presented by:-

Rajeev (2012UAR1111)
Jyotsna Meena(2012UAR1683)
Arun(2012UAR1111)
Born- December 1, 1912
Birthplace-Seattle, Washington
Study- Architecture From University
of Washington in 1932
1945 - Flew to New York to complete his
professional education & did his practice
in Suburban Detroit, Michigan.
Became the chief of design at Smith Hinchman
& Gryllis company in Detroit,Michigan.
1949 - Established a company along with
George Hellmuth and Joseph Leinweber .
1953-1955 - Designed the Missouris
St.Louis Airport uses huge concrete
shell vaults for dramatic interior
effects.
1959-split up
with his
business
partner.
Also did the
design for IBM
building.
1965 -Designed the Woodrow Wilson
Building in New Jersey, with Gothic
Arches in almost every corner & the
exterior screened by rows of tapered
columns.
Most prominent Architects of
the 20th century

MAIN PROJECTS-
World Trade Center &
Torre Picasso
WORLD TRADE
CENTER-
Reddish-brown
Building
Building area was in
16-acre.
5-Streets were
closed off & 164
buildings were
demolished.
PLAN OF WORLD TRADE CENTER-

UAL Flight 175 Hitting
South Tower
AA Flight 11 Hit the
North Tower
TORRE PICASSO (PICASSO TOWER)
Picasso Tower Architect:
Minoru Yamasaki
Year(s) of construction:
1982-1988
Location: Madrid, Spain

Facade system: Curtain wall
Facade color : White

STRUCTURE

Projected with one aim:
high-standing offices
45 floors:
Down floor is used as main
entry
42 floors for offices
44th floor used for
machinery, e.g. the air
conditioning distribution
system
45th floor used for the
heliport
HELIPORT
Use for emergency evacuations
Building calculated to withstand a traffic of
5,000 to 6,000 people and offer terrific
versatility in office use
CONSTRUCTION
Made up of a central core, a
perimeter and the framework,
which acts as a diaphragm,
staying the pillars of both
Core is a metal structure
Perimeter is in the form of a
concrete wall
Frame is made of self-
supporting sheet metal and
concrete made with light arlite
aggregates
ARCHITECTURE
wide entrance arch, supporting the whole faade over it & has a steel
structure under the ground level to support it.
The gap under this arch is covered by a special security glass named
STADIP (the one used in Torre Agbar in Barcelona).
DESIGN:
Gothic Architecture
usage of narrow vertical windows


SKYSCRAPERS MADE BY MINORU YAMASAKI

100 Washington
Square,U.S.A.
Torre Picasso,
Spain
Rainier Bank
Tower ,U.S.A.
M&T Bank Center, New York



















One Woodward Avenue,U.S.A.

Century Plaza Hotel,U.S. IBM Building ,U.S.A.
Others buildings:-
Military Personnel Records Center,
U.S.A.
Pacific Science Center,U.S.A.
Irwin Library at Butler University,U.S.A.
Oberlin Conservatory of Music,
U.S.A.
Original member of Pennsylvania avenue
Honor-
First honor award of the American
Institute Of Architects in 1960

In 1986,died of stomach cancer
His firm, Yamasaki & Associates, closed on
December 31, 2009.
There are a few very influential
architects who sincerely
believe that all buildings must
be 'strong mean Powerful.
So "The purpose of
architecture is to create an
atmosphere in which man can
live, work, and enjoy."
Thank You