Leaning from the Leadership of Asian Cities
Many Australian planners and politicians seem to retreat back to comfortable European examples of city form when projecting their visions for the growth of Australian cities.
Shanghai Tower an Incredible Work of Art
The second best of anything rarely gets anywhere near the attention that the best gets, but this may be a notable exception.
Are Composite Megacolumns the Future of Skyscrapers?
With tall buildings growing ever higher, it is becoming increasingly critical to optimise structural systems in order to ensure strength and stability. The rise of composite...
Simplifying the Structure of China’s Tallest Skyscraper
A striking new addition to the Shanghai skyline is approaching completion in the heart of the city’s financial district.
SmithGroupJJR Opens Office in Shanghai
SmithGroupJJR, the oldest architecture and engineering firm in the US, has gone global with the opening of its first international office in Shanghai, China.
China’s Tallest Skyscraper a Paragon of Green Building
Shanghai Tower, set to be the world’s second tallest skyscraper upon completion, will also exemplify the virtues of green building in a nation struggling to deal...