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Tall Buildings: A Strategic Design Guide

Author/EditorClark Nigel & Price, Bill : British Coun (Author)
Price, Mr Bill (Author)
Publisher: RIBA Publishing
ISBN: 9781859466186
Pub Date01/08/2016
BindingPaperback
Pages160
Edition2nd New ed
Dimensions (mm)297(h) * 210(w)
Thoroughly reworked to reflect industry developments and experiences gained over the last ten years, this second edition imparts the advice and knowledge of more than 20 highly respected industry specialists.
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Tall Buildings: A Strategic Design Guide is an authoritative guide to the key issues and considerations associated with planning, creating and living with tall buildings. Thoroughly reworked to reflect industry developments and experiences gained over the last ten years, this second edition imparts the advice and knowledge of more than 20 highly respected industry specialists. Key topics include: urban design and place-making; design, engineering and construction; the role of BIM; construction economics; and the all-important matter of legacy - including the challenges of adaptation and demolition. A greater focus on international examples is also introduced, reflecting the fact that regions such as Asia and the Middle East are now dominating the tall-buildings scene.

Tall Buildings: A Strategic Design Guide is an authoritative guide to the key issues and considerations associated with planning, creating and living with tall buildings. Thoroughly reworked to reflect industry developments and experiences gained over the last ten years, this second edition imparts the advice and knowledge of more than 20 highly respected industry specialists. Key topics include: urban design and place-making; design, engineering and construction; the role of BIM; construction economics; and the all-important matter of legacy - including the challenges of adaptation and demolition. A greater focus on international examples is also introduced, reflecting the fact that regions such as Asia and the Middle East are now dominating the tall-buildings scene.

Editor: Nigel Clark (CEng BSc FCIBSE) is the Technical Director at Hilson Moran and has been involved in the design and construction of tall buildings for over 38 years, during which time he has been responsible for the design of a number of the buildings on the Canary Wharf estate. He has recently been involved with a number of large, commercial, mixed use and regeneration schemes totalling over 600,000 square metres - including 1 Bank Street at Canary Wharf, 20 Fenchurch Street and 100 Bishopsgate in the City of London. He regularly speaks at conferences on all aspects of tall building design, with emphasis on environmentally progressive building design. Editor: Bill Price (BSc CEng MICE) is a Director at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff and a structural engineer by background. Most recently he was one of the leaders of the design team responsible for the multi award-winning Shard in London, taking it from the early schematic design stages in 2002 to completion in 2012. Bill has spoken at numerous international conferences and events on the subject of high-rise, with topics including the sustainability of high-rise, design innovation, urban regeneration, and transportation connectivity.

Foreword Preface Introduction Chapter 1: Perspectives on Tall Buildings Chapter 2: Living with Tall Buildings Chapter 3: Urban Design and Place-making Chapter 4: Design Chapter 5: Engineering Chapter 6: BIM Chapter 7: Funding and Cost Chapter 8: Construction Chapter 9: Legacy and Adaptation Chapter 10: The Next Generation Afterword Index

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