Introduces the advanced construction practices and processes for tall buildings from foundation to roof. This title presents the methods, materials, equipment and systems used for the construction of tall buildings.
Features the official current list of the "100 Tallest Buildings in the World", as the CTBUH is the internationally recognised official arbiter of tall building heights. Readers will gain a better and more varied understanding of the skyscraper typology, why it is important and where it is innovative.
The CTBUH is the primary clearing house for data in the field of tall buildings, utilising its resources to make this more than an awards book. It is a comprehensive survey of the activity in skyscrapers the world over.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat is the primary clearinghouse for data in the field of tall buildings, and the tremendous resources they put to work ensure that this is more than just an awards book and becomes more a comprehensive survey of the activity in skyscrapers the world over each year.