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A Study of Long-Span Steel Roof Structures

Identifier: 006.06.17

Research report, A Study of Long-Span Steel Roof Structures, by David C. Sharpe. Autographed on inside front cover by author, July 2003.


  • Creation: 1968


Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

1 Item

Biographical Note

David Carold Sharpe received his M.S. in Architecture from Illinois Institute of Technology in 1962, having studied under Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Myron Goldsmith. Sharpe received his B.S. in Architecture from Tuskegee Institute and served in the U. S. Air Force before coming to IIT to continue his education where he specialized in high-rise buildings, long-span structures, urban design, and design analysis. He began his professional career in the Office of Mies van der Rohe and worked for Skidmore, Owings and Merrill from 1962-1982. He began teaching (concurrently) at IIT as an adjunct professor in 1962, after which he became full-time Associate Professor and director of the graduate thesis program at the IIT College of Architecture.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formerly 2003.032

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Catherine Bruck, University Archivist 7/8/2003

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