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How Building Services Can Deliver More Value in Tall Buildings
Engineering
Monday February 1 2016

How Building Services Can Deliver More Value in Tall Buildings

The changing and increasing needs of developers, architects, tenants and cities are challenging the way we design building services for tall buildings.

All-Glass Facades Won’t Exist in Sustainable Cities
Green
Tuesday October 13 2015

All-Glass Facades Won’t Exist in Sustainable Cities

There is no doubt that glass is an essential component of building facades, and it's very good at doing certain things, such as letting daylight and...

Experts Question Claims of Global Glass Shortage
Business
Thursday October 8 2015

Experts Question Claims of Global Glass Shortage

Recently, The Wall Street Journal reported a commercial glass shortage, specifically for curtain wall, the non-structural, metal-framed glass that covers the exterior of many high-rises and...

Façade Design: Dropdown Design and the WERS Database
Commercial
Monday August 10 2015

Façade Design: Dropdown Design and the WERS Database

Picking glass performance values to meet early compliance aspirations seems like a relatively simple task. The reality is that it often culminates in headaches for the...

Solving the “Birds vs. Buildings” Dilemma
Commercial
Thursday July 16 2015

Solving the “Birds vs. Buildings” Dilemma

Birds flying into buildings is a growing phenomenon as city skylines continue to change. The continuing desire for skyscrapers and glass buildings means that bird-friendly architecture...

Gold in the Sky
Commercial
Thursday April 16 2015

Gold in the Sky

A resurgence in gold, copper and warm metals is seeing an array of high rise buildings clad in gold and adorned with bright features.

Injecting Colour Into Melbourne’s Skyscrapers
Residential
Thursday August 7 2014

Injecting Colour Into Melbourne’s Skyscrapers

Architecture firm Elenberg Fraser is bringing a whole lot of colour to Melbourne’s skyline through its latest skyscraper projects.