20 September 2021
Marc Easton, Arup
It has been said that the most sustainable type of building is one that has already been built and doesn’t have to be demolished and...
19 May 2021
Earle Arney, Arney Fender Katsalidis
Beginning in 2021, CTBUH introduced a new set of “functional” subcategories to the Best Tall Building Award, including Office, Mixed-Use, and Residential/ Hotel, each reviewed...
01 March 2021
Charlie Hopkin & Michael Spearpoint & Danny Hopkin, OFR Consultants; Yong Wang, The University of Manchester
The door open time, resulting from occupants evacuating from apartments, is an important parameter when assessing the performance of smoke ventilation systems in high-rise apartment...
23 September 2020
Dan Kaplan & Sara Davis, FXCollaborative
This paper examines architectural design strategies to create a “Pandemic-Resilient Office Tower.” In addition to incorporating a suite of measures to impede the spread of...
01 August 2020
Ender Ozkan, RWDI; Gwyn Richards, City of London
The City of London is expected to see a significant growth in the number of tall buildings in the next decade, with several tall buildings...
19 March 2020
Emma Humphreys, Charles Russell Speechlys
Given the convergent trends of increasing commercial use of drones and flying taxis on the near horizon, and that of increased high-density vertical development occurring...