04 April 2022
David Barber et al., Arup
High-rise mass timber buildings with structures of cross-laminated timber (CLT) and glued-laminated timber (glulam) are being planned and constructed globally. However, high-rise buildings have strict...
20 September 2021
David Law, Aurecon
Tall buildings can provide many positive environmental contributions, concentrating large populations into efficiently operating systems, sharing resources among many users, and reducing transport and land...
19 May 2021
Agustin Chevez, Swinburne University; Kirsti Simpson, Hassell
Increasingly, atria with interconnecting stairs are being promoted to increase collaboration and the transfer of tacit knowledge across organizations. These claims are frequently supported with...
19 May 2021
Joyce Ferng, AECOM
There is a real need to rethink production of building components and systems with greater efficiencies, from a resource-use and precision-manufacturing perspective. This paper looks...
23 September 2020
Sandy Verschoor, City of Adelaide
Cities across the world are grappling with multiple crises at once, with the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change affecting virtually every place on earth. In...
01 August 2020
Ed mund Ang, AECOM
As we continue to build increasingly taller buildings using engineered timber, do we need to rethink how fire safety engineering is considered for such buildings?