04 April 2022

State of Tall Timber 2022

Daniel Safarik, Jacob Elbrecht & William Miranda, CTBUH

The past few years have seen tremendous interest in the development of mass timber buildings of increasing height, in urban settings, many of which are...

17 October 2016

What’s Next?: How Do We Make Vertical Urban Design?

Winy Mass, MVRDV

It seems sometimes as if the further away from the ground we rise, the more architectonic and less urban our buildings become. Skyscrapers have always...

17 October 2016

Real-Time Controlled TMD of Danube City Tower

Felix Weber, Peter Huber, Hans Distl & Christian Braun, MAURER AG

Since 2014, a MAURER controlled TMD has mitigated the first bending mode of the Danube City Tower in Vienna, Austria. It consists of a pendulum...

26 October 2015

The Vienna Donau City Tower – 2000mm Flat Slabs as Outrigger Structure for Unique Landmark Building

Klaus Bollinger, Manfred Grohmann & Alexander Berger, Bollinger + Grohmann

The Donau City Tower I, with an architectural height of 220m, has become Austria’s tallest skyscraper, and is the new landmark building in Vienna’s skyline....