02 June 2017

Indoor Environmental Quality Improving and Energy Saving Potential of Phase-Change Material Integrated Facades

Qian Jin, Tongji University

The conflict between indoor environmental quality and energy consumption has become an unneglectable problem for highrise office buildings, where occupants’ productivity is highly affected by...

01 March 2017

Raffles City in Hangzhou China - The Engineering of a ‘Vertical City’ of Vibrant Waves

Aaron J. Wang, CapitaLand Limited

This mixed-use Raffles City (RCH) development is located near the Qiantang River in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang province, located southwest of Shanghai, China. The...

01 March 2017

Engineering of Guangzhou International Finance Centre

Michael Kwok & Alexis Lee, Arup

The Guangzhou International Finance Centre (IFC) is a landmark building that symbolizes the emerging international strength of Guangzhou, China’s third largest city. It is also...

01 March 2017

Foundation Differential Settlement Included Time-dependent Elevation Control for Supertall Structures

Xin Zhao, Tongji University; Shehong Liu, Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd.

Due to the time-dependent properties of materials, structures, and loads, accurate time-dependent effects analysis and precise construction controls are very significant for rational analysis and...

01 February 2017

From Unseen to Iconic: Contextual Designs For China’s Large-Scale Mixed-Use Complexes

Quanhong Li, CallisonRTKL

As the high-rise phenomenon moves from first- to second- and third-tier cities in China, high-density vertical urban developments are shaping the future identities of these...

01 February 2017

Fusing History and Height in Modern China

Albert Chan, Shui On Group

Albert Chan is the Director of Development Planning and Design at Shui On Land, based in Shanghai. Shui On Land is the developer of several...