17 October 2016

Tall Versus Old? The Role of Historic Preservation in the Context of Rapid Urban Growth

Kate Ascher & Sabrina Uffer, BuroHappold Engineering

As cities aspire to become global metropolises, older low-rise structures are getting torn down to make room for new, often tall, buildings and neighborhoods. What...

28 January 2015

Debating Tall: Tall Timber in 10 Years?

Carsten Hein, Arup; Carl Baldassarra, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates

Interest is growing in using wood as a building material for skyscrapers. Several 10-story-plus buildings have been constructed, and numerous academic, industry, and government research...