7 jan 09 | Building Design + Construction

CTBUH releases 11 technical papers on tall building design

Architect Gordon Gill's vision of "A tall, green future" and Yale professor Kyoung Sun Moon's breakthrough analysis on reducing material in tall buildings are among 11 new research papers published in the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's 2nd Annual Special Edition of The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings.

The technical papers include:

"Tall sustainability - an urban imperative"
By Antony Wood

"A tall, green future"
By Gordon Gill

"The builder's role in delivering sustainable tall buildings"
By Michael Deane

"Sustainable structure of tall buildings"
By Mahjoub Elnimeiri, Prairna Gupta

"Sustainable structural engineering strategies for tall buildings"
By Kyoung Sun Moon

"Wind and tall buildings: negatives and positives"
By Peter Irwin, John Kilpatrick, Jamieson Robinson, Andrea Frisque

"Sky-sourced sustainability - the potential environmental advantages of building tall"
By Luke Leung, Peter Weismantle

"An analysis of the relationship between service cores and the embodied/running energy of tall buildings"
By Dario Trabucco

'Assessment and prediction of daylight performance in high-rise office buildings"
By Dong-Hwan Ko, Mahjoub Elnimeiri, Raymond J. Clark

'Tall building acoustics and the challenges of sustainability"
By P. B. Swift, M. J. Stead

"Committed carbon - upgrading existing buildings"
By Lester E. Partridge, Eoin J. Loughnane

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