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