Tag: Passive Building Standards

Additional Thoughts on Sustainable Megatall Building Design

There are plenty of towers that qualify as “super” or “megatall,” and many are like the Jeddah Tower in Saudi Arabia, a good example of the “needle” approach. But, if something serious happens in the middle part of the building (as it did few months ago when flames engulfed several floors of the iconic Marina… Read more »

Design Details of the World’s Tallest “Megatall” Building

In my last blog entry, I introduced my vision of Gartner Wise Tower—a theoretical megatall building designed first and foremost with safety and sustainability in mind. Today I’ll revisit this idea in greater detail, describing the inner-workings of its construction. Safety Safety and security are major parts of any super tall project, and I designed… Read more »