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environment around tall buildings

Richard M Aynsley

environment around tall buildings

by Richard M Aynsley

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Published by Dept. of Architectural Science, University of Sydney in Sydney .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture and climate,
  • Tall buildings

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPhysical environment report -- PR6, Physical environment report -- PR 6
    ContributionsUniversity of Sydney. Dept. of Architectural Science
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p.
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14590917M

    Philip writes widely around the topics of tall building design and sustainability and has had peer-reviewed papers published in the Journal of Architecture, Architectural Science Review, Energy. L13 - 2C08 Tall buildings 22 • Strong winds may cause a variety of problems, particularly in tall buildings • Modern tall buildings are even more prone to wind action, due to their lightweight walls and partitions, which reduce the mass and the damping • Even for high seismic areas, for buildings .

      Through a series of detailed case studies from East Asia, Arup, one of the global leaders in tall building design, presents the latest developments in the field to inspire more innovative and sustainable ideas in tall building design and engineering. This book exhibits the key design aspects of tall buildings in 20 case studies, from China, Singapore, Hong Kong, Vietnam and Japan. Chapters. tor some tunc It also has three of the tallest buildings in the world — the Empire State and the twin v\orld Trade Center lowers. Though Houston is a verj different sort of urban environment, we might expect some of the gen-eral long-term effects of tall building observed in the New York example.

      The first of its kind, Designing Tall Buildings is an accessible reference that guides you through the fundamental principles of designing chapter focuses on one theme central to tall-building design, giving you a comprehensive overview of the related architecture and structural engineering concepts. Tall buildings have seen the application of several different façade systems, such as glass/metal curtain walls, stone panels, and precast concrete panels. Generally speaking, most of these systems are multilayered, but conventionally no considerable gaps exist between the layers. Alternatively, a different system called double-skin façade (DSF) with a wide gap between the system layers has.


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