10 October 2011

Hypertowers: Integrated Design Concepts for the 21st Century Skyscraper

William F. Baker speaks on hypertowers at the 2011 Seoul Conference and design concepts for the 21st century.

10 October 2011

Structural Implementation of Sculptural Raffles City Hangzhou

Raffles City Hangzhou is a mixed-use development consisting of two 250m tall twisted towers and a 10-storey retail podium enclosed by multiple curved building envelopes....

10 October 2011

Rethinking of the Structural System Considering Shape and Usage of Tall Building

The structural system of tall building is designed to cope with the vertical and lateral loads. Fazlur Khan classified structural systems for tall buildings relating...

10 October 2011

Seismic Retrofit of High-rise Building with Deformation-dependent Oil Dampers

If large earthquake occurs in Japan, long-period ground motions will reach major urban areas, and shake high-rise buildings violently. The authors developed a deformation-dependent oil...

10 October 2011

Structural Engineering and Sustainability - are These Compatible in Tall Building Design and Construction?

By using project examples such as the Qatar National Bank (510 metres), Eureka Tower, Australia (300 metres) and others, the nexus between structural engineering and...

10 October 2011

Sustainanble Living In High Density Structures

Ferdinand Oswald from the Graz University of Technology presents on sustainanble living In high density structures at the 2011 Seoul Conference.