03 March 2008
Stefan Krummeck, Terry Farrell & Partners
Taking a look at Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Beijing, Singapore, Dubai, London, and New York and one will see that all developed and developing cities...
01 December 2007
Clive Robinson, Tekla
This paper discusses the current state of building information modelling (BIM) from the structural point of view, incorporating the migration from 2D to 3D solutions.
05 November 2007
Watts, Steve; Kalita, Neal & Maclean, Michael, Davis Langdon
This paper addresses global economic factors infl uencing the decisions leading to the development of super-tall towers, including population growth and urbanization, economic cycles and...
02 November 2007
Ken Yeang, TR Hamzah & Yeang
Designing the ecoskyscraper involves configuring its built form and operational systems so that they integrate with nature in a benign and seamless way over its...
23 October 2007
Rob J. Smith & Michael R. Willford, ARUP
This paper describes new concepts for the structural design of high-rise buildings, in which a system is introduced to increase the dependable structural damping by...
01 August 2007
Peter Warburton & Zak Kostura, Arup
Peter Warburton and Zak Kostura of Arup investigate the roadblocks that prevent comprehensive monitoring and publication of building energy performance metrics worldwide, and regional efforts...