10 October 2011

Seoul Conference 2011 Track Session 12: Q&A

Question & Answers session for Track Session 12.

10 October 2011

Outrigger System Design Guide from CTBUH Outrigger Working Group to be Released

As outrigger systems have been widely used in supertall building design since 1980's, CTBUH recognized a need for general design guidelines and formed the Outrigger...

10 October 2011

Seismic Design Guidelines for Tall Buildings

The Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center, as part of its Tall Buildings Initiative, recently published Seismic Design Guidelines for Tall Buildings, an alternative to the...

10 October 2011

Design Guide for Column Shortening

Ahmad K. Abdelrazaq presents on the guide for Column Shortening with case studies and consideration to new advances in materials, analysis, monitoring, and construction methods.

10 October 2011

Guideline for Wind Tunnel Testing of Tall Buildings

The working group on this guideline has prepared a draft document for comment. The objective of the guideline is to enhance knowledge of wind engineering...

10 October 2011

Guideline for Foundation Design of High-rise Building

The construction of tall buildings in excess of 200m in height has become increasingly common and mega foundation systems are generally now required to safely...