Tall Buildings Half-Day Conference

Date:Wednesday 28 November 2018
Time:08:30 - 12:15

The Building Centre
Store Street


With urbanisation a key trend throughout the world, tall buildings are increasingly the vehicle not only to create the increasing density required for developed and developing cities, but also, as the solution to meeting regeneration and economic goals and to deliver homes.

This free-to-attend half-day conference will shed light on and discuss the latest trends in tall building, the challenges behind their design and their increasing importance as part of any high density city/urban plan.

Through the lens of case studies the topics covered will include,

  • The latest and future trends in tall building design
  • Challenges around facade design for tall buildings
  • The role of tall buildings in city plans
  • How tall buildings can help create sustainable extensions of cities

Speakers include:

  • Jenny Burridge, Head of Structural Engineering, The Concrete Centre 
  • Lee Polisano, Founding Partner & President, PLP Architecture
  • Jane Richards, Head of UK Structures, WSP
  • Andrew Waugh, Director, Waugh Thistleton Architects