05 February 2010

Supertalls: The Next-Generation

With the completion of the Burj Dubai, one is left to question: how much higher can we go? Undoubtedly, the lessons learned during the design...

05 February 2010

Structural Design of The Rechensia Tower

The Rechensia, located in Bucheon, South Korea is a concrete residential tower which, when completed, will be 239 meters high. The building is now under...

05 February 2010

Elevatoring Issues Affecting High Rise Buildings in India

Building codes and practices for vertical transportation applied in India are not meant for high rise buildings. Vertical Transportation in many high rise office towers...

05 February 2010

Transit Management - Now It’s Possible

Schindler unveils a new technology which, building upon its extensive work in the area of destination control, shows how taking a holistic approach to the...

05 February 2010

Door Solutions for High-Rise Applications

Automatic lift doors are critical components in high-rise elevators. Their design and manufacturing can deeply affect the performances of vertical transportation systems in terms of...

05 February 2010

One Solution Does Not Fit All: Redeveloping the Urban Context

This presentation explores a variety of models for successfully redeveloping urban areas to increase environmental sustainability, while preserving historical and cultural integrity. In particular, two...