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.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-22346184

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'

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