ITC Colombo One Towers in Sri Lanka

ITC Colombo One Towers in Sri Lanka
Welcom Hotels Lanka is currently setting up the ITC Colombo One Project at Colombo in Sri Lanka. The proposed project is located on the coast of Colombo, having the oceanfront on the west side and Beira Lake on the east. Gensler of Los Angeles Read More...

MVRDV completes first project in India, Future Towers, in Pune

MVRDV completes first project in India, Future Towers, in Pune
Though "context-sensitive", "diverse", and "community-focused" may not be the first terms that come to mind when imagining a building that houses over 5,000 people, MVRDV's Future Towers is an attempt to upend those Read More...

Smart Cities: Planning & Implementation

Smart Cities: Planning & Implementation
Rudrabhishek Enterprises Limited (REPL), an Integrated Urban Development & Infrastructure consultant, has the assignment of preparing a detailed project report (DPR) and related Read More...

Unpacking Composite Construction: Global Trends

Unpacking Composite Construction: Global Trends
The construction of tall buildings has had a marked shift away from a North American dominance that has lasted from the first steel skyscrapers in New York and Chicago in the early 1900s until the emergence of a new Read More...

2017 Sets Records for Geographical Diversity, Number, and Height of Skyscrapers

2017 Sets Records for Geographical Diversity, Number, and Height of Skyscrapers
The 2017 Tall Building Year in Review / Tall Buildings in Numbers data analysis report shows that more buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed in 2017 than in any other year, with a total Read More...

Vertical Construction Equipment - Concrete Pumps, Tower Cranes, Man-n-Materials Hoist

Vertical Construction Equipment - Concrete Pumps, Tower Cranes, Man-n-Materials Hoist
To arrest cost and time overruns for project delivery to end-customers as per the new regulations in the real estate sector, and faced with a paucity of funds by developers, contracting companies are striving to meet their Read More...

COMPARITIVE STUDY OF G+30 MULTISTOREYED STEEL-CONCRETE COMPOSITE, RCC AND STEEL BUILDING USING TIME HISTORY ANALYSIS

COMPARITIVE STUDY OF G+30 MULTISTOREYED STEEL-CONCRETE COMPOSITE, RCC AND STEEL BUILDING USING TIME HISTORY ANALYSIS
In this present paper the comparative study of G+30 steel concrete composite, steel and RCC building is done using dynamic analysis i.e. time history analysis. Etabs structural package is used for the analysis Read More...

Torre Reforma: An Eye-catching Addition to the Skyline of Mexico City

Torre Reforma: An Eye-catching Addition to the Skyline of Mexico City
Designed by Mexican architect L. Benjamin Romano Arquitects (LBRA) and engineered by Arup, ‘Torre Reforma,’ an iconic triangle-shaped tower, the tallest in Mexico, is not only striking in appearance, but also Read More...

India’s Towering Aspirations - A Reality Now

Sky City
Sky City by Oberoi Realty located at Borivali (E) is a masterpiece par excellence, with thoughtfully chosen amenities, grand design aesthetics, beautifully carved out landscapes and acres of open spaces Read More...

Challenges and Opportunity in Vertical Hospital Design

Vertical Hospital Design
Vertical healthcare design is an emerging field with its own particular set of benefits and challenges. This building type will become more desirable and popular for reasons including the location of health Read More...

An Ambitious Project in Mumbai

Bhendi Bazaar Planned Redevelopment
Realizing the need for a more holistic approach to redevelopment, the Government of Maharashtra established new regulations in 2009. These norms laid the foundations of Cluster Redevelopment in the city Read More...

GYS Vision- Interweaves Open Social and Closed Workspaces

GYS Vision
With the rapid increase of urban density in our cities and land being a major constraint, we need to look for solutions that allow the city to expand. High-rise is a response to the paucity of land, with a direct Read More...

Sustainable Techniques and Technologies in High-Rise Buildings

Highrise Buildings
Industrialization and Urbanization has triggered the movement of population shift from rural areas to urban areas. Thus, one can easily estimate the humongous pressure on the urban areas in terms Read More...

Smart Cities Development - Importance of Project Management

Smart Cities Development
The Smart Cities Mission is a laudable initiative by the Government of India (GoI) to drive economic growth and improve the quality of life of people by enabling local development and harnessing technology as Read More...

Unraveling the Smart Conundrum

Smart Conundrum
Urban planning and urban development is a thoroughly engrained discipline in India, irrespective of its success or failure. Every state in India has a 'Town Planning Act' or its equivalent at Read More...

Urban Issues and Architectural Interventions

Urban Issues
Creating planned cities according to human requirements is a trend that started with these civilizations. A well-planned street grid at the time when there were no vehicles and an elaborate drainage system hint Read More...

Developments in Tall Steel Buildings

Tall Steel Buildings
World's first tall, steel framed building is the 10-storey, 42 m tall The Home Insurance Building, which was built in Chicago (Fig.1), Illinois, USA during 1884. It was designed by engineer William Le Baron Jenney Read More...

Smart Cities – A Critical Appraisal

Smart Cities Environment
A 'smart city' is an urban region that is highly advanced in terms of overall infrastructure, sustainable real estate, communications and market viability. It is a city where information technology is the principal Read More...

Smart Cities as Business Hubs

Smart Cities Business Hub
As per the Ministry of Urban Development report, it is estimated that at present 31% i.e. 377 million people are living in urban areas of the country. In the next 15 years, this will increase by another 157 million Read More...

Smart Building Components for Smart Cities

Smart Building Components
In 2009, in a report titled "Buildings & Climate Change: A Summary for Decision-makers", Sylvie Lemmet, the then Director, Division of Technology, Industry and Economics, UNEP observes, "The building sector Read More...

How to build a Smart Home with Internet of Things?

Smart Home
In the last two decades it has been noticed that computers, cell phones, cars, HAVC systems and numerous other devices have developed into smarter and more resourceful but our buildings are more or less Read More...

Embodied Carbon in Our Future Cities

Embodied Carbon
Innovative planning for cities of the future is essential. Cities are the solution to responsible habitation as issues of the environment gain increasing importance. Even early at planning stages, cities, districts Read More...

A Case Study for Vertical Sustainable Urbanism

Docklands Melbourne Australia
This paper explores a range of design principles for achieving a socially sustainable residential community in a very tall environmentally responsive building. The goal of this study is the exploration of possibilities Read More...

Psycho-Analysis of Tall Building Habitants in Mumbai

Kingfisher Tower Bangalore
India is poised to embrace high-rise buildings as it leaves behind traditional low-rises to make room the growing population. Due to the re-development boom, a substantial part of Mumbai's population Read More...

Rethinking the Skyscraper in the Ecological Age: Design Principles for a New High-Rise Vernacular

Rethinking the Skyscraper in the Ecological Age
This paper investigates tall buildings from an aesthetic and social, as well as commercial and environmental viewpoints; as contributing elements in the fabric of a city. Against a backdrop of the large-scale Read More...

Sustainable Infrastructure Development, Based on Low-cost, Eco-friendly Cement and Bricks Technology, Must to Take Forward ‘Make in India’ Initiative

Sustainable Infrastructure Development
As economy, particularly the manufacturing sector, is getting ready for a major push under "Make in India" initiative of the government, the need for sustainable infrastructure development Read More...

Dawning of the Supertall

World Tallest Residential Tower
A Potain MR 415 helped build the world's tallest residential tower in New York City, reports Damian Joseph. When lifting at heights up to nearly 427 m (1,400 ft), it's all about line speed. Such was the Read More...

Equipment Makers Bracing Up For High-rise Construction

Equipment Makers Up For Highrise Construction
The restricted and limited availability of construction area in metro, non-metro cities and peripheral areas is resulting in increased proliferation of vertical constructions. P.P. Basistha takes a look Read More...

High Rises Not A Tall Order

DDA 120 Floor Building
With 20 delivered last year and over 50 in line for completion by the next couple of years, India seems to be fully geared up for the skyscrapers as the trend of vertical development is catching up across the country Read More...

Countdown to Opening of Shanghai Tower, Second–Tallest Building in World

Shanghai Tower
The countdown is on, with only a few days left until the opening of the 632-meter (2073 feet) tall Shanghai Tower, China's tallest building and the world's second-tallest. Scheduled to open in May 2015, the Tower Read More...

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