20 October 2018
The Middle East region is hosting its first CTBUH International Conference since 2008. In that year, there were 119 completed buildings of 150 meters or...
08 August 2017
Noura Ghabra & Dr. Lucelia Rodrigues, University of Nottingham; Dr. Philip Oldfield, The University of New South Wales
Energy consumption in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries has been rising over the last four decades. The residential building sector alone accounts for more than...
14 November 2013
Twenty years ago, the Middle East contained only one skyscraper over 150 meters in height. It is now estimated that by the end of 2015...
13 April 2011
Tall buildings are spreading across the globe at an ever-increasing rate. This study demonstrates the relationship between population and tall buildings across those countries and...
05 March 2008
Shaun Killa & Richard F. Smith, W S Atkins & Partners Overseas
This paper describes the design evolution of the large scale wind turbines proposed for the Bahrain Trade Center. It describes the details of the wind...