Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

International Symposium on Innovation & Sustainability of Structures in Civil Engineering

Nanjing, 20 - 23 November, 2005

Nanjing 2005

     Over 200 people attended this symposium held at Southeast University, one of the oldest and most prestigious schools of civil engineering in China. In addition to China itself, keynote lecturers and invited speakers came from all over the world including India, USA, Hong Kong, Denmark, Italy, Japan, Canada, Singapore, Germany, Switzerland and Australia.

The symposium, sponsored by the CTBUH, focused primarily on materials and innovations in concrete such as FRP, CFRP, GFRP; on sensors and monitoring; on testing and prediction of seismic impact; and on bridges including cable stayed bridges.