Tall buildings present unique challenges in terms of both design
and construction. Their sheer scale demands that particular
attention is paid simultaneously to strategic and detailed
This new publication, entitled 'Tall Buildings - structural
design of tall buildings up to 300m tall', published in
partnership with fib, is intended to assist engineers in
understanding the common challenges associated with transferring
standard engineering principles and knowledge from low-rise
structures to tall buildings.
Chapters within the book include those on structural design and
framing systems, foundations, buildability, loading, building
dynamics, wind engineering and more.
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