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High Rise


High Rise
  • Author : J. G. Ballard
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release : 2012-06-28
  • ISBN : 9780007382910
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Coming in March 2016 from acclaimed director Ben Wheatley, a major motion picture adaptation of J. G. Ballard’s compelling and unnerving tale of what happens when life in a luxury apartment building descends into chaos, starring Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans and Elisabeth Moss.

High rise


High rise
  • Author : J. G. Ballard
  • Publisher : Jonathan Cape
  • Release : 1975
  • ISBN : UOM:39015040129085
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Dr. Robert Laing lives in a "high rise" housing complex that offers its residents state-of-the-art technology that caters to domestic bliss. But--paradoxically--this array of high-tech innovation is responsible for a new kind of violence. "Reminiscent of Lord of the Flies".--The New York Times.

High Rise Security and Fire Life Safety


High Rise Security and Fire Life Safety
  • Author : Geoff Craighead
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 2009-06-15
  • ISBN : 0080877850
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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High-Rise Security and Fire Life Safety, 3e, is a comprehensive reference for managing security and fire life safety operations within high-rise buildings. It spells out the unique characteristics of skyscrapers from a security and fire life safety perspective, details the type of security and life safety systems commonly found in them, outlines how to conduct risk assessments, and explains security policies and procedures designed to protect life and property. Craighead also provides guidelines for managing security and life safety functions, including the development of response plans for building emergencies. This latest edition clearly separates out the different types of skyscrapers, from office buildings to hotels to condominiums to mixed-use buildings, and explains how different patterns of use and types of tenancy impact building security and life safety. New to this edition: Differentiates security and fire life safety issues specific to: Office towers Hotels Residential and apartment buildings Mixed-use buildings Updated fire and life safety standards and guidelines Includes a CD-ROM with electronic versions of sample survey checklists, a sample building emergency management plan, and other security and fire life safety resources.

Settlement Calculation on High Rise Buildings


Settlement Calculation on High Rise Buildings
  • Author : Xiangfu Chen
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 2011-12-21
  • ISBN : 9783642155703
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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"Settlement Calculation on High-Rise Buildings: Theory and Application" discusses, for the first time, the latest developments in settlement calculation theory and case studies including analysis and research results for more than thirty high-rise buildings with a height of 100m-420m. Rigorously reviewed, this book provides a number of useful methods and a unique practical perspective on settlement calculation of high-rise buildings. It covers soft soil constitutive model and computation parameters, the theory of soil stress and strain, and new methods of settlement calculation in super long pile and space-varying rigidity group piles, box(raft), pile-box(raft), diaphragm wall-pile-box(raft) and rock foundation on high-rise buildings. This book is a useful design and construction resource for scientists and engineers, as well as for professionals in structural mechanics and geotechnical engineering. Professor Xiangfu Chen is chairman of the Academic Commission of China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC), chief engineer of China Construction Beijing Design and Research Institute, and a Doctoral Tutor at Tongji University Shanghai.

High Rise Invasion Vol 16


High Rise Invasion Vol  16
  • Author : Tsuina Miura
  • Publisher : Seven Seas Entertainment
  • Release : 2020-11-24
  • ISBN : 9781648271427
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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When siblings clash, the whole world trembles. On this violent battlefield, only the strong survive!