The Future of Tall Buildings
Given the recent fires in high-rise towers in the UAE, the safety of tall buildings is once again in the media as this BBC article highlights.
Dr Philip Esper, Director of Clarkebond Middle East, has written a paper on the 'Future of Tall Buildings and their Design for Safety - A New Approach'.
The paper sets out to discuss the role of the architect and the structural engineer in securing a better future for these buildings and the people occupying them and managing in a sensible way any major incidents these structures may be subjected to throughout their service life.
Read 'The Future of Tall Buildings and their Design for Safety - A New Approach'