Seismic Issues Workshop, Shanghai 2014

16 September 2014

Seismic issues tend to be the predominant controlling factor in tall building structural design, particularly along the Pacific Rim.

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014

31 December 2014

An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in building functions and structural materials.

Panel of Global Engineers Participate in Seismic Workshop

21 September 2012

A fundamental understanding of performance-based seismic design of building structures is extremely important. This presentation provides an overview of the developmental history of performance-based seismic design in several countries, as well as explains the current state and future of this field in rapidly developing countries. Additionally, the presentation points out some imperfections of current performance-based seismic design and proposes a possible direction for further improvement.