19 March 2020

Bridging Communities, Building Serendipity

Jean-Luc Crochon, Cro&Co Architecture

The Trinity tower, located in the Paris La Défense business district, is a 32-story, 140-meter tower, whose most outstanding feature is its construction upon a...

11 October 2019

CTBUH France Chapter Secretary: Ariane Dienstag

Ariane Dienstag, Ariane Dienstag SAS

Ariane Dienstag, founder, Ariane Dienstag SAS, is the CTBUH France Chapter Secretary, based in Paris, where she has played a strong role in increasing participation...

06 November 2014

Case Study: One Central Park, Sydney

Jean Nouvel & Bertram Beissel, Ateliers Jean Nouvel

One Central Park was developed as a response to growing demand for residential accommodation in downtown Sydney. Its developers and designers used the opportunity to...

01 March 2012

Developing Skyscraper Districts: La Défense

Maria Scicolone, L’Etablissement public d’aménagement de La Défense Seine Arche (EPADESA)

European cities chose to develop a purpose-built business district away from the city center. The paper discusses the origins of the development; the forces which...

10 October 2004

A New Process to Improve Tall Buildings Heat Resistance and Security

B. Bastita, Free-Lance Researcher

The concept is a combination of load-bearing metal frame and fire-fighting system. The principle is based on the use of the metal frame as the...

20 October 2003

Smoke Movement Simulation and Regulatory / Non Regulatory Approaches for Smoke Control in Buildings

Xavier Bodart, Michel Curtat, Eric Cesmat & Dhionis Dhima, Centre Scientifique et Technique du Batiment

This paper aims at relocating some links existing between various regulatory approaches for smoke control in buildings, especially in the case of high-rise buildings. This...