Letter from Bill Clinton regarding achievements of Fazlur Khan
Letter dated June 15, 1998 from President Bill Clinton honoring the achievements of Fazlur Khan. Clinton writes, "Drawing on the richness of his Bengali background and the vigor and energy of American culture, Fazlur Khan pushed the boundaries of modern architecture and dramatically changed the physical landscape of the great city of Chicago."
Letter from Governor Jim Edgar recognizing Fazlur Khan
Letter dated June 16, 1998 from Governor Jim Edgar recognizing Fazlur Khan for his contributions to the city of Chicago. Fazlur Khan, an architect and engineer, designed the Sears Tower. In the letter, Edgar writes, "The innovate technologies that Mr.
Memorial tributes paid to Fazlur Rahman Khan
A collection of tributes for Fazlur Khan, delivered at his funeral on April 2, 1982, his memorial service held on May 6, 1982. The document was assembled at Skidmore Owings & Merril and Lehigh University. A final tribute from 1990 by Ralph Nicholas, Dean at the University of Chicago, is included as an addendum.
Engineering News-Record (August 26, 1971)
An article from the weekly publication, Engineering News-Record, regarding structural engineer, Fazlur Khan. The article describes the personality and skills of Khan, as well as the structural aspects of Khan’s design for the Sears Tower, the tallest building in the world at the time.
Engineering News-Record (February 10, 1972)
Engineering News-Record publication from February 10, 1972 featured an article about “avant garde high-rise designer,” Fazlur R. Khan. The publication described Khan as “Construction’s Man of the Year” for his engineering designs of the John Hancock Building and Sears Tower in Chicago, One Shell Plaza in Houston, and several other buildings across the United States.