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The Frost Tower – San Antonio, Texas

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Building: The Frost Tower
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Date: 2019
Architect: Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
Construction: Clark Construction

AE Interest: Post-tensioned cast-in-place concrete construction. Unique foot print for each floor due to twisting geometry. The “Crown” a steel truss structure supporting the glass curtain wall facade. Low emitting, recycled, and regional materials are among a few of the design aspects to achieve LEED Silver certification.

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Videos: [1]

Written by Justin Guinn

November 5, 2018 at 6:59 pm

Posted in Built

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