12 May 2020

Post-Pandemic Urban Design

On Monday, 27 April, the CTBUH India Chapter hosted its first online event, which addressed post-pandemic urban design. Speakers investigated the implications of the COVID-19...

17 October 2016

Sustainable Integration of Tall Buildings and the Urban Habitat for the Megacities of the Future

Tall buildings increasingly dominate our skylines as an almost inevitable response to urbanisation. They often do not integrate well with the urban habitat in which...

05 February 2010

Elegant Efficiency for Complex Tall Towers

In recent years, changes to the design and construction process have given architects, engineers, fabricators and builders the tools to design and build bigger and...

05 February 2010

The Ecoskyscraper: Critical Regionalist Considerations

Ken’s work explores an appropriate typology for the sustainable green skyscraper which responds to both the unique cultural, climatic and ecological aspects of place. He...

05 February 2010

Taipei 101: Greening the World’s Tallest

Taipei 101 was completed as the world’s tallest building at the end of 2004, at 509 metres. Recently it announced plans for a complete environmental...

05 February 2010

Skyscraper: View from the Outside, on High

Alain has obtained notoriety as the French “spiderman” who has climbed many of the world’s tallest buildings without rope or climbing equipment, often to the...