Framed Tube

Some articles on framed tube, framed tubes:

Tube (structure) - Variations - Framed Tube
... This is the simplest incarnation of the tube ... It can take a variety of floor plan shapes from square and rectangular, circular, and freeform ...
Skyskraper - Design and Construction - Tube Structural Systems - Framed Tube
... Since 1963, the new structural system of framed tubes became highly influential in skyscraper design and construction ... Khan defined the framed tube structure as "a three dimensional space structure composed of three, four, or possibly more frames, braced frames, or shear walls ... Framed tubes allow fewer interior columns, and so create more usable floor space ...

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