03 February 2010

New CTBUH Guidelines for Wind Tunnel Testing of Tall Buildings

Wind tunnel testing is a critical part of the design of tall buildings. This situation has highlighted the need for a guideline that helps the...

03 February 2010

Aerodynamic Fundamentals of Large Scale Building-integrated Wind Turbines

This presentation gives an introduction to the rather complex aerodynamic interaction between wind turbines and building external envelope and presents the analysis techniques necessary to...

03 February 2010

Cities Within Cities

This presentation discusses contemporary principles guiding the planning of new cities and neighborhoods, through the work of Arquitectonica. The presenter illustrates examples of recent master...

03 February 2010

Ecological Urbanism - A New Landscape Paradigm

Can ecology and cities coexist? Can urbanism ever be ecological and at the same time meet the developmental needs and aspirations of people? The answer…....

03 February 2010

The Economics of Sustainability & Mixed-Use

Davis Langdon’s cost model for tall buildings is a seminal reference tool in the industry. In addition, a complimentary reference for sustainable-economics in the context...

03 February 2010

Insurance and the City: A Risk Management Approach to Tall Sustainable Building

Construction of tall, sustainable buildings, and/or urban development, challenges traditional methods of project delivery. We're utilizing new and sometimes untested building materials and construction techniques,...