01 September 2002

Development of fire detection systems in the intelligent building

Z.G. Liu, J.M. Makar & A.K. Kim, National Research Council Canada

This paper reviews the current state of the art for fire detection and alarm systems in intelligent buildings. It identifies new technologies and concepts developed...

26 February 2001

New CTBUH Monograph on Building Motion, Perception and Mitigation

Nicholas Isyumov & Tony Tschanz, Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Laboratory

This paper provides an overview of the new Monograph which deals with motions experienced by tall buildings and their impact on design. Of various types...

26 February 2001

The Emirates Towers

Hazel W. S. Wong, NORR Group

Proposed winning competition design by Hazel W. S. Wong (Fig. 1) realized the objective of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince...