23 May 2022

EDGE Suedkruez, Berlin: Steel Vierendeel Truss Supports Concrete & Timber Construction

In order to realize a cantilevered structure from the second story upwards, a steel Vierendeel truss was incorporated alongside other steel-timber elements to ensure against...

30 May 2018

Clean Lines, Core Principles, and Forward-Looking Innovation

Simplicity of form and selective use of materials emphasizes the fundamental design idea behind Hegau Tower – to formulate a clear statement of Modernism. The...

30 October 2017

Interview: Eric Parry

Eric Parry of Eric Parry Architects is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2017 CTBUH Australia Conference.

03 November 2016

City-within-a-City: European Central Bank

The European Central Bank headquarters masterfully assembles a split high-rise atop a horizontally oriented low-rise heritage structure. The combination of atria created by the placement...

03 November 2016

Interview: European Central Bank

Pete Rose, Senior Associate, COOP HIMMELB(L)AU, is interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the Best Tall Building Featured Finalist, the European Central Bank, Frankfurt, during the...

17 October 2016

New Approaches for Efficient People Transportation in Both Dimensions – Vertically and Horizontally

The trend of growing cities with permanently increasing populations will require new and visionary solutions for mobility in urban areas. Moving people as we are...

06 November 2014

Interview: The Post Tower

Thursday 6th November 2014. Chicago, IL. Helmut Jahn, JAHN, is interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the Tall Building 10 Year Award winner, the Post Tower,...

06 November 2014

Tall Building 10 Year Award: Of Split Volumes and Double Skins: The Post Tower

Deutsche Post DHL’s Bonn headquarters is an expression of the company’s confidence in progress and in technology to improve the work environment. The architect’s aim...

16 September 2014

Modernization: Renewing the Lifecycle of Vertical Transportation

Traditionally much of the focus in the tall building sector has been centered on the ground breaking technology being put in place for the pioneering...

12 June 2013

Why I am in Love with High-Rises

Christoph Ingenhoven presents his point of view regarding the necessity of high-rises in cities. He discusses a wide range of built projects, including one of...