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Tag : Super tall structures

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  • Tsing Ma Bridge 2008 3to2

    Best of the best | Vote for your favourite BCIA winnerSubscription

    News Insight18 August, 2017

    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 Tower 3x2

    Grenfell advisory panel announcedSubscription

    News27 June, 2017

    BRE boss Peter Bonfield is to play a key role in drawing up immediate measures to make tall buildings fire safe.

  • Taipei 101 damper

    New research into wobbly and vibrating structures Subscription

    News21 March, 2017

    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.

  • British Airways i360

    Technical hitch closes Brighton’s i360 againSubscription

    News28 February, 2017

    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.

  • 1 Undershaft's base

    London’s 'Trellis tower' given green lightSubscription

    News Insight29 November, 2016

    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.

  • underside of pod landscape credit british airways i360

    Technical problems on i360 explainedSubscription

    News14 September, 2016

    Load settings and a faulty sensor reading were behind the engineering problems that shut the British Airways i360 twice in a week.

  • 5m thick reinforced concrete raft and walls starting up on the Jeddah Tower

    Super tall, super smart | Jeddah TowerSubscription

    Feature13 September, 2016

    Tower cranes and pumping concrete 1km up – the unprecedented engineering behind the $1.2bn (£900M) Jeddah Tower, is elegantly simple and brutally complex.

  • two fifty one landscape night

    Super tall, super smart | OverviewSubscription

    Feature13 September, 2016

    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.

  • Brighton i360 Tower

    Second fault closes Brighton towerSubscription

    News12 September, 2016

    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.

  • adapt deflection

    Super tall, super smart | Adaptive structuresSubscription

    Feature9 September, 2016

    Ultra-slim super- tall buildings could be an economic possibility if an alternative “adaptive” design philosophy is adopted.

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