17 October 2016

A Smart Real-Time Monitoring GNSS System for High-Rise Buildings

Nieves Quesada Olmo & María Jesús Jiménez Martínez, Technical University of Valencia; Mercedes Farjas Abadía, Technical University of Madrid

This paper analyzes and develops a real-time GNSS monitoring system to evaluate the lateral and torsional displacement and wind-induced response of a high-rise building. The...

16 September 2014

Architectural Comfort in Future Vertical Downtowns

Iñigo Ortiz, Enrique León & Paloma Martín, Ortiz León Arquitectos SLP

The objective of this paper is to alert about how important is environmental comfort, as an architectural concept, in vertical urbanism and its perception by...

01 January 2008

Four Tall Buildings in Madrid – Study of the Wind-Induced Responses

Peter Paul Hoogendoorn & Pamon Alvarez Cabal, INTEMAC

Limiting wind-induced building motion is one of the governing criteria in tall building design. Building motion should be limited, on the one hand, to prevent...