How High Could Beijing Reach?

Long Ma
Deputy Chief Architect
Beijing Institute of Architectural Design, Beijing

Can we still save our city? How high can buildings in Beijing arise? Beijing has so many ancient buildings; can they coexist harmoniously with skyscrapers? This presentation examined the results of our research through the following four aspects: The Tradition of Chinese Architecture, Urban Planning Analysis, Seismic Resistance Technique, and The Modes of Tall Building Design.

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