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Tag : Super tall structures

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  • Raffles city chongqing aerial shot of the crystal after structural completion 3to2

    World's longest ‘horizontal skyscraper’ topped outVideoSubscription

    News4 March, 2019

    The world’s longest “horizontal skyscraper”, built across the top of four towers in south east China, has been topped out.

  • Ctbuh skyline china

    China smashes competition for tall buildings in 2018Subscription

    News14 January, 2019

    China has maintained its reign as the most prolific country when it comes to the construction of tall buildings, completing 88 buildings over 200m high in 2018, equating to 61.5% of the world’s total.

  • NCE stock health and safety

    Scoss warns of structural issues in larger building designSubscription

    News9 November, 2018

    The number of safety critical structural issues in larger building is a growing concern, according to safety body Scoss.

  • Tsing Ma Bridge 2008 3to2

    Best of the best | Vote for your favourite BCIA winnerSubscription

    Inside Track18 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

    Inside Track29 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.

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