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Empire State Building: Geometry and Architecture

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1 Empire State Building: Geometry and Architecture
By: Jacob and Ben

2 The Empire state building is located in New York City.

3 It was designed by William F. Lamb and built by the Starrett Brothers.

4 The Empire state building was built for a competition to see who could build the biggest building in the shortest amount of time. The building was up against the Chrysler Building and 40 Wall Street. 40 Wall Street The Chrysler Building

5 It was constructed from 1929 to 1931.

6 The Empire state building has 102 floors with a height of 1,224 feet (373.2 meters).

7 This is what the Empire state building is made out of.
Glass Concrete Chamfered corner radio mast Steel mullion Flush window

8 The Empire state building is composed of multiple shapes
The Empire state building is composed of multiple shapes. The pictures should help. It has a wider base but is essentially a set of rectangular prisms going up the building.

9 Geometry in The Empire State Building
2 Obtuse Angles 1 Line of Symmetry About 10 Right Angles Rectangular Prism

10 The shapes make up a tall pyramid.


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