10 April 2019

Sculpture as Signpost: Using Building Morphology for Wayfinding

Legibility and orientation within the building were the key drivers when designing the interior of the Jumeirah Nanjing Hotel & Cultural Centre. As a building...

10 April 2019

Achieving a Coherent Visitor Experience Through Local Design Inspiration

The Central Bank of Kuwait Headquarters Building has a layered and complex program of spaces. The building reflects this composite nature. Public volumes are gathered...

10 April 2019

Panel Discussion: What Makes for Innovative Tall Building Façades?

Enclosures establish the physical expression of the built environment, but beyond their aesthetics, they play an immensely complex and multi-dimensional role with respect to contemporary...

10 April 2019

The Future of Fire & Risk Engineering

The increasing height and complexity of tall buildings will not be sustainable if it is not accompanied by robust fire and risk strategies that will...

10 April 2019

Occupant Evacuation Elevators: The Future of Tall Fire Safety

181 Fremont is the first tall building in the US to fully use Occupant Evacuation Operation (OEO) as a means of evacuation and firefighting in...

10 April 2019

Answering the Fire Safety Challenge for Building with “Unique” Atria

Featuring three holes punctuating the twisting geometric facade, the Morpheus Hotel is a remarkable feat of architectural and engineering design, but one that presents unique...