17 October 2016
Mazlin Ghazali, Arkitek M Ghazali; Tareef Hayat Khan, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Studies over the last 60 years have consistently concluded that high-rise housing is less suitable for most people compared to low-rise, especially for children. To...
17 October 2016
Peter Ramstedt, Chien Jou Chen, Matthew Hennessy & David Terenzio, Turner International LLC
In the construction of tall towers a variety of pile testing methodologies are used. Piles can be tested for many purposes including the optimization of...
01 December 2014
Raymond Krishnan and Hamidah Ahmad, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Green roof's performance in reducing stormwater runoff has been reported by numerous studies. Nonetheless, the roles of low growing vegetation in influencing stormwater runoff reduction...
01 June 2014
Mazlin Ghazali & Mohd. Peter Davis, Arkitek M. Ghazali; Anniz Bajunid, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
Over the last 50 years, many researchers have concluded that high-rise apartments by and large are not suitable for children and young families. Creating small...
16 October 2005
Faridah Shafii, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
This paper will discuss the safety/security and sustainable synergies for the planning and design of high-rise buildings to minimize environmental impacts as well as ensuring...
10 October 2004
Faridah Shafii & M. Zahry Othman, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
This paper reviews and discuss the design considerations for enhancing performance in future tall buildings in the context of sustainability and safety/security. Their impacts upon...