Session 4K: Advanced Engineering I

October 17, 2016
3:45 PM – 5:15 PM

Engineering advancements continue to transform the capabilities of tall buildings. This session examined a variety of advanced engineering techniques, including the findings of a 2-year CTBUH Research project testing a unique mega-column arrangement. Other subjects included the structural “Ladder-Core” system and an investigation into the recent prevalence of façade-related fires.

Charles Besjak

Charles Besjak

Director, Structural Engineering
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
New York City
“Shenzhen Shum-Yip Tower One: A Case Study - A-E Integration - A Broad New Vision”
Congzhen Xiao

Congzhen Xiao

Vice-Chief Engineer
China Academy of Building Research
Beijing
“Engineering Properties of Composite Mega-Columns with Separately Encased Hot Rolled Steel Profiles”
CTBUH Research

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