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Remedial Wind Noise Studies

The costs of remedial work to address wind noise issues is often quite high, especially when compared to the cost of engaging Windtech Consultants to undertake a desktop wind-induced noise assessment. Façade elements are a common source of wind noise in buildings. Engaging Windtech Consultants at the outset, before the façade elements are fabricated, can […]

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Outsmarting the Wind – Tony Rofail to present at the 7th Annual Vertical Cities Conference

Windtech’s Principal and Director, Tony Rofail, will present at the 7th Annual Vertical Cities conference, broaching on the topic of “Outsmarting the Wind,” where he will present cost effective strategies to enhance the aerodynamic performance of tall buildings. The presentation will draw on Tony’s depth of experience in research and industry specific expertise having headed […]

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CTBUH Best Tall Building in Asia and Australasia Award CTBUH Urban Habitat Award

Windtech is delighted to have contributed to both finalists from Singapore: Marina One and Oasia Downtown Hotel. These projects are nominated for the Best Tall Building in Asia & Australasia. In addition, Oasia Downtown Hotel is nominated for the Urban Habitat Award.   Windtech supported Singapore’s Marina One project (pictured above) from the early design […]

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Tony Rofail presents at the 10th International Urban Design Conference

Tony Rofail, a director of Windtech Consultants, presented a talk on the issue of development controls for wind environment impacts at the 10th International Urban Design Conference held last week at the Surfers Paradise Marriott, Gold Coast, Australia. Tony’s key message was the need to adopt appropriate and well defined wind speed criteria based on […]

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Innovative Damper Design for Austin, Texas Tower.

Windtech Consultants has recently overcome a number of design constraints in order to design a liquid damper tank that maximises occupant comfort during high wind events across a broad range of frequencies with less sensitivity to tuning. The bespoke damper design was commissioned for The Independent development which will be one of the tallest all […]

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Advanced Thermal Comfort Modelling for Sustainable Building Design

A common problem for building designers and managers is not achieving the level of thermal comfort in line with expectations.

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Windtech Relocates To A Larger Facility

Windtech Consultants has recently relocated to its new headquarters, which incorporates its third state-of-the-art wind tunnel facility, making it one of the largest such facilities in the world.

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Hallets Point, New York

Windtech Consultants provided their wind engineering expertise to two residential towers located at Hallets Point in Queens, New York. The Harlem River is situated to the immediate north and west of the two buildings which also share a podium.

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Pedestrian Microclimate Testing in London

Windtech Consultants recently have been working on the multi-tower development on Nile Street in Shoreditch, London to provide the wind engineering services for the project. Working closely with CBRE, the development consists of numerous buildings, including a main 29 level residential tower located at north-eastern corner of the site. The preliminary client’s concern stemmed from […]

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Jewel Changi Airport, Singapore

Windtech Consultants have developed an in-house reflectivity analysis technique to analyse solar light reflectance associated with the Jewel Changi project, consisting of a glass the biosphere structure at the Changi Airport in Singapore. The technique was developed after a request to provide guidance on the impact of glare from the building façade and solar panels […]

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