The Tall Buildings Reference Book

The Tall Buildings Reference Book

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As the ever-changing skylines of cities all over the world show, tall buildings are an increasingly important solution to accommodating growth more sustainably in todaya€™s urban areas. Whether it is residential, a workplace or mixed use, the tower is both a statement of intent and the defining image for the new global city. The Tall Buildings Reference Book addresses all the issues of building tall, from the procurement stage through the design and construction process to new technologies and the buildinga€™s contribution to the urban habitat. A case study section highlights the latest, the most innovative, the greenest and the most inspirational tall buildings being constructed today. A team of over fifty experts in all aspects of building tall have contributed to the making of the Tall Buildings Reference Book, creating an unparalleled source of information and inspiration for architects, engineers and developers.BSI (2003) BSI BS EN 81-72, Safety Rules for the Construction and Installation of Lifts: Particular Applications for Passenger and ... NFPA (2009) NFPA 92A, Standard for Smoke-Control Systems Utilizing Barriers and Pressure Differences. ... NYBC (2010) Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code. Washington, DC: ICC. SFPE (2008) The SFPE Handbook of Fire Protection Engineering, 4th edition.

Title:The Tall Buildings Reference Book
Author:David Parker, Antony Wood
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-04-12


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