By John L. Tishman,Tom Shachtman
---Bruce D'Agostino, president and leader govt, development administration organization of America
"Building Tall will offer readers with insights into John Tishman's occupation as a visionary engineer, landmark builder, and nice businessman. accountable for the various development world's most luxurious tasks, John is without doubt one of the preeminent alumni within the background of Michigan Engineering. His views have helped me all through my time as dean, and his influence will impact generations of building administration pros and students."
---David C. Munson, Jr., Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering, college of Michigan
In this memoir, collage of Michigan graduate John L. Tishman recounts the studies and purpose that led him to create the solely new occupation now famous and practiced as development administration. It developed from his paintings because the building lead of the "owner/builder" enterprise Tishman Realty and development, and his own position as hands-on building supervisor within the construction of an wonderful array of what have been on the time the world's tallest and most intricate projects. those include
The world's first 3 100-story towers---the unique "twin towers" of the international alternate middle in ny and the Hancock Tower in Chicago. The Epcot middle at Disney international. The Renaissance middle in Detroit. New York's Madison sq. Garden.
Tishman interweaves the tales at the back of the development of those and plenty of different vital constructions and initiatives with own recollections of his dealings with Henry Ford, Jr., Disney's Michael Eisner, on line casino tycoon Steve Wynn, and so on right into a useful background of the sector of development administration, which he pioneered.
This e-book may be of curiosity not just to a basic public attracted to the tales and personalities in the back of some of the such a lot iconic building tasks of the post–World warfare II interval within the usa yet to scholars of engineering and structure and contributors of the hot box of development Management.
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Building Tall: My Life and the Invention of Construction Management by John L. Tishman,Tom Shachtman