|The "Ask a CTBUH Expert" feature involves an experienced discipline leader in the Council responding directly to a frequently-asked question. |
||Tall Building Elevators|
James W. Fortune, FS2
CTBUH Journal 2016 Issue III
How Fast Should Tall Building Elevators Go?
||First Printed High-Rise|
Ken Maschke,Thornton Tomasetti
CTBUH Journal 2016 Issue II
What Limitations Stand in the Way Of the First Printed High-Rise?
||Tall Building Public Space|
Richard A. Wilson, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture,
CTBUH Journal 2016 Issue I
Why so Little Tall Building Public Space?
||Modular Construction in Tall Buildings|
David Farnsworth, Arup,
CTBUH Journal 2015 Issue IV
Why hasn’t modular construction become more widespread in the tall building industry?
||Carbon-Fiber Tall Buildings?|
Mark Richards, CH2M Hill,
CTBUH Journal 2015 Issue III
How far is the tall building industry from using carbon fiber and other lightweight composites in structures and façades?
||Edible Plants at Height?|
Ron Wood, Innovative Plant Technology,
CTBUH Journal 2015 Issue II
What are the constraints and potential for growing edible plants at height?
||Wind Turbines on Tall Buildings|
Jon Galsworthy, RWDI,
CTBUH Journal 2015 Issue I
Why don’t we see more wind turbines on tall buildings?
||Tall Buildings’ Impact on “Rights to Light”|
Victor Madeira Filho, Madeira, Valentim & Alem Advogados,
CTBUH Journal 2014 Issue IV
How do laws regulating tall buildings’ impact on ‘rights to light’ differ between nations, and how are these administered in increasingly densifying cities?
||Why are Tall Buildings Often Considered Safer Than Low-Rise Buildings During Earthquakes?|
Ron Klemencic, Magnusson Klemencic Associates,
CTBUH Journal 2014 Issue III
There are physical, code-prescribed, and practical reasons why tall buildings tend to be safer than low-rise buildings.
||Helipads as a Tall Building Evacuation Tool?|
Simon Lay, AECOM, CTBUH Journal 2014 Issue II
Why do some firefighting agencies request helipads for evacuation purposes on tall buildings? Hasn’t this been proven ineffective?