Asia Ascending: Age of the Sustainable Skyscraper

Asia Ascending: Age of the Sustainable Skyscraper

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The proceedings of the CTBUH 9th World Congress, held in Shanghai from September 19th – 21st 2012, includes all 114 papers in both a hardcover book and a DVD containing digital versions of the papers. These include papers written by Jian Ping Gu (Shanghai Tower), Adrian Smith (AS+GG), Ole Scheeren (Buro Ole Scheeren), William Baker (SOM), John C. “Jack” Portman, III (John Portman & Associates), James Goettsch (Goettsch Partners), Harace Lin Hong-Ming (Taipei Financial Center Corporation), Fred Durie (Emaar), Talal Al Maiman (Kingdom Real Estate) and many more.

Highlights include:

• Topics ranging from detailed examinations of the latest tall building technologies to analysis of the trends affecting tall building development around the world

• Authors represent the most significant designers, developers, engineers and operators of tall buildings globally

• Detailed reports on the latest projects in Asia, with a special emphasis on China

• Special focus on sustainability issues and urban infrastructure

• The publication is dual-language, in both English and Chinese

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Editors: Antony Wood, Timothy Johnson & Guo-Qiang Li

Translation Committee Chair: Dr. Yushu Liu

Layout Coordination & Design: Steven Henry

Publisher: CTBUH, Chicago, 2012

ISBN: 978-0-939493-33-3

Hard cover, 912 pages