17 October 2016

Integrated Transport Networks, Communities and the Design of Mixed-Use Developments

David Zaballero, Arquitectonica

The paper examines the importance of integrated public and private transportation in mixed-use developments within the city and how this affects and improves our lives....

17 October 2016

Philippine Megalopoli: Manila, Cebu, and Davao

Felino Palafox Jr., Palafox Associates

Metro Manila is the main economic driver of the Philippines contributing an average of 33% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product despite it being relatively...

17 October 2016

Megacities: Setting the Scene

Daniel Safarik, Shawn Ursini & Antony Wood; Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

The rise of the megacity presents unprecedented opportunities to understand the human urbanization phenomenon, and to observe the effects of multicore, polycentric cities growing together...

01 March 2016

The Damped Outrigger - Design and Implementation

Rob Smith, Arup

The use of outriggers with dampers (the damped outrigger concept) has been shown to be a cost effective method of adding structural damping to a...

26 October 2015

Manila Megalopolis 2021 and Beyond: A Vision Plan Towards Vertical Urbanism

Felino Palafox Jr, Palafox Associates

Manila, one of the fastest growing cities in the world, grows by 60 persons per hour. Infrastructure, growth centers, and integration have never been more...

31 December 2014

Interactive Study on Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014

Daniel Safarik, Antony Wood, Marty Carver & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH

An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in...

01 September 2012

Performance Based Seismic Design State of Practice, 2012 Manila, Philippines

Jose A. Sy, Sy^2 + Associates, Inc.; Naveed Anwar, Thaung HtutAung, and Deepak Rayamajhi, Asian Institute of Technology

The purpose of this paper is to present the state of practice being used in the Philippines for the performance-based seismic design of reinforced concrete...