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.
Are Tall Timber Buildings the Way of the Future?
As the push to use materials which are friendlier to the environment and safer, faster, easier and less costly to build with gathers pace, a movement...
Melbourne Gets New Limits on Skyscrapers
Melbourne’s boom in skyscraper construction is set to be reined in as interim new rules limit building heights and give the City’s Council greater say in...
High Rise Fires: Rethinking Exit Strategies
The advent of supertowers coupled with an ageing population have prompted engineers and fire officials to take a fresh look at fire safety and evacuation options...
Energy Savings Are Part of the Process, Not the End Goal
Building rating schemes deliver energy savings, but they only deliver a “perceived” improvement in air quality.
A More Efficient Air-Con Solution for Tall Buildings
Air-conditioning for tall buildings can be a challenge for a number of reasons.
Acoustic Quirks: Stacking Multiple Uses Vertically
As our cities get more populated and land is at an ever bigger premium, the obvious answer is to build upwards. However, stacking different uses vertically...
Tomorrow’s Skyscraper: Trading Height for Purpose
Historically, height and attractive aesthetics have generally been the features that have conferred landmark status onto some of the world’s most iconic skyscrapers.