Suzhou

China

18 October 2016

Major Issues for the Implementation of an Effective Cost Management for Super High-Rise Buildings

Tuesday October 18, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Stephen Y.F. Lai of Rider Levett Bucknall presents at the 2016 China Conference Session 6c: Economic Considerations. Developers of...

17 October 2016

Mega Size Mixed-Use Projects: Redefining Vertical Urbanism

Monday October 17, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Dennis Poon of Thornton Tomasetti, presents at the 2016 China Conference Session 4c: Structural & Geotechnic Engineering. As the...

18 September 2014

Zhongnan Center Elevator System and Elevator Evacuation Design

Because super high-rise buildings are a very recent phenomenon, there are no specific building codes written for them. For any building over 50 stories, direct...

18 September 2014

The MEP Design Challenges of a Mega Tall Building in China – the Suzhou Zhongnan Center

Design challenges from MEP perspective for the Zhongnan Center arise from the need for a safe, reliable, high tech, green, sustainable, user-friendly building. The devised...

18 September 2014

Design for Sustainability in Super High Rise Buildings

Over recent years, green building technology has developed at a rapid pace. The key objective of this presentation is to explore the way towards sustainable...

18 September 2014

2014 Shanghai International Conference - Zhongnan Tower Room, Session 5 - Q & A

2014 Shanghai International Conference Zhongnan Tower Room, Session 5 Questions & Answers session with speakers Xiaomei Lee & Frederick Liu, Gensler, Kam Chuen (Vincent) Tse...

17 September 2014

Introduction of the Suzhou Zhongnan Center Project

Learn about the iterative process taken to arrive at the branding for Suzhou Zhongnan Center by way of a wide array of prior Interbrand projects,...

17 September 2014

Architectural Design for Vertical Inhabiting – The Suzhou Zhongnan Center

Aspiring to be the tallest tower in China, the Suzhou Zhongnan Center was designed with a balance of aesthetics and cutting-edge technology – striving to...

17 September 2014

Designing a Supertall for the Venice of China

In this presentation, attendees will learn about the unique structural elements that support Suzhou Zhongnan Center, including the “Core-Outrigger-Megaframe” lateral system; the foundation system, which...

17 September 2014

Performance Based Design and Optimization for Supertall Buildings

Performance-based structural design often includes performance requirements for safety, health, serviceability, energy efficiency and environmental impact. Building performance is an indicator of how well a...