26 February 2001

Tall Building Design Innovations in Australia

Brian Dean, Owen Martin, David Emery & Peter Chancellor

This paper describes three examples of innovative tall building designs undertaken by the authors' firm in Australasia. These involve the design of building structures up...

26 February 2001

Analysis and Model Techniques for Determining Dynamic Behaviour of Civil Structures with Various Damping Systems

B. Breukelman, T. Haskett, S. Gamble, & P. Irwin, RWDI

Controlling vibrations of structures through the use of damping systems continues to increase as structures become lighter and more slender. As a result, the tools...

11 February 2000

Asian Urban Futures

Chris Abel, University of Sydney

Chris Abel writes on the development of the future Asian megacities and their urban landscapes.

11 February 2000

Prime Objects

Chris Abel, University of Sydney

Aside from the automobile, the high-rise office building, whether tower, slab or block, is probably the most easily recognizable symbol of modernity the world over....

01 January 2000

Return To Craft Manufacture

Chris Abel, University of Sydney

Chris Abel writes about the mechanization of the building industry and the English Arts and Crafts Movement in response to it.