10 October 2011

Tall Buildings in Earthquake Prone Country

Akira Wada presents the history of tall buildings in Japan and the actual behaviors of many tall buildings in the East Japan Great Earthquake in...

10 October 2011

Construction CEO’s Experience in the Construction of Raffles City Complex & Marina Bay Sands Hotel

A construction CEO will share his vivid experience of overcoming challenges in the construction of Raffles City Complex and Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore....

10 October 2011

Parametric Structural Design and Optimization for Irregular-Shaped Buildings

STRAUTO, a free-form parametric structural modeling and optimizing system, has been developed for finding optimal solutions of free-form buildings with iterative structural analyses. In STRAUTO,...

10 October 2011

Leveraging Digital Tools for Holistic Design Collaboration

Digital design tools have transformed both the design and delivery of architectural design projects. Free form surface modeling and parametric design tools no longer reside...

10 October 2011

Innovation of Reinforcement Bar Placement Using the 3D Parametric Modeling in the High Rise Concrete Structure

This research focuses on the development of the 3D structural physical modeling system integrating the structural analysis and design results, that are established in the...

10 October 2011

Architecture Towards Net Zero and Beyond

This lecture focuses on building energy strategies as holistic systems. It explores natural and vernacular models to inform contemporary strategies.