11 October 2011

Vertical Expansion Leads to Innovative Solutions

The 300 East Randolph building establishes a new standard for innovation in the Chicago skyline. Responding to the programmatic need to accommodate flexibility for future...

11 October 2011

The PassiveHaus Skyscraper: Opportunities And Challenges For 'PassivHaus' Thinking In Tall Building Design

'PassivHaus' refers to a building standard focused on creating comfortable interior environments with reduced space conditioning requirements. However, there are still very few built examples...

11 October 2011

Shanghai 2014: Vertical, Sustainable and Humane

Density, complexity and sustainability are intricately interconnected in developing Chinese cities. Current horizontal development is destructive and unsustainable. Tall buildings have a significant role to...

11 October 2011

Seoul Conference 2011 Track Session 16: Q&A

Question & Answers session for Track Session 16.

11 October 2011

What Came First? The Tall Building Or The Urban Habitat and Infrastructure?

This presentation will examine the question, ‘Did the Tall Building produce urban density or did the Urban Habitat of CBDs, with the creation of urban...

11 October 2011

Tall Buildings In Metro Manila Are Safer Than Low Rise Structures

Palafox Associates encourages Vertical Urbanism, Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat that has strict implementation of the building code. Based on studies, 2% of tall buildings...