Tag : Super tall structures
The number of safety critical structural issues in larger building is a growing concern, according to safety body Scoss.
This year the British Construction Industry Awards (BCIA) is 30 years old, and to celebrate, New Civil Engineer is to present an award for the best of the winning projects of the last 30 years.
Grenfell advisory panel announcedSubscription
BRE boss Peter Bonfield is to play a key role in drawing up immediate measures to make tall buildings fire safe.
New research into wobbly and vibrating structures Subscription
The health impact of vibrations from very tall buildings, wobbly bridges and floors is to be researched at a new £7.2M government-funded national research facility.
Technical hitch closes Brighton’s i360 againSubscription
Technical problems at the British Airways i360 observation tower in Brighton will take longer to repair than originally thought after it broke down on Friday (24 February) – the second significant disruption since its opening last year.
London’s 'Trellis tower' given green lightSubscription
1 Undershaft, nicknamed the “Trellis” due to its resemblance to a garden trellis, is to become the second largest building in London after the Shard after receiving planning approval.
Technical problems on i360 explainedSubscription
Load settings and a faulty sensor reading were behind the engineering problems that shut the British Airways i360 twice in a week.
Super tall, super smart | Jeddah TowerSubscription
Tower cranes and pumping concrete 1km up – the unprecedented engineering behind the $1.2bn (£900M) Jeddah Tower, is elegantly simple and brutally complex.
Super tall, super smart | OverviewSubscription
The world’s top cities are instantly recognisable by their skylines – the finest examples of tall building architecture and engineering have helped create iconic metropolises for decades.
Second fault closes Brighton towerSubscription
The British Airways i360 moving observation tower in Brighton has closed for the second time in one week after a technical fault halted the glass viewing pod last Thursday.