17 October 2016

The Psychological Relationship Between a Tall Building and a City

Claes Caroli, HSB Malmö

Building a tall building in 2002 in a city that has its roots in the 11th century was a challenge. At the time this project...

17 October 2016

A Novel Façade System to Improve the Whole High-Rise Building Process

Henrik Falk & Henrik Andersson, Brunkeberg Systems AB; Fredrik Friblick, Prolog Bygglogistik AB; M. Joop Mul, ATB consult

This paper introduces a façade system integrated with the vertical transportation of building materials and climbing weather protection for the faster and safer construction of...

19 September 2012

Articulated Funiculator and the Tubed Mega Frame

Fritz King, Mats Lundström, Sirpa Salovaara & Peter Severin, Tyréns AB

This paper explores a new and innovative solution to vertical transportation, the Articulated Funiculator, a continuous and connected system of “trains” that moves people in...

20 October 2003

Spalling Of Concrete When exposed to Fire

Lars Bostrom, Swedish National Testing and Research Institute

Concrete is widely used in building constructions, and generally assumed to have a good fire resistance. There are, however, reasons to believe that the fire...