Tall Buildings Structural Systems and Aerodynamic Form

Tall Buildings Structural Systems and Aerodynamic Form

Throughout history, human beings have built tall monumental structures such as temples, pyramids and cathedrals to honour their gods. Human beings have always been struggling to push the limits of nature in their age-old quest for height, from the legendary Tower of Babel in antiquity, purportedly designed with the aim of reaching heaven, to today’s […]

Tall Building Design – Shanghai Tower in Detail

The Shanghai Tower is one of the most ambitious skyscraper projects ever undertaken on the planet, let alone in China. While the distant silhouette and the proximate detail of the tower will be immediately distinctive, the purpose of the building is not simply to be seen as an iconic landmark; it is much more than […]

Tall and SuperTall Building

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is the world’s leading resource for professionals focused on the design, construction, and operation of tall buildings and future cities. A notfor-profit organization, founded in 1969 and based at the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, the group facilitates the exchange of the latest knowledge available on […]