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Windtech Consultants first to implement the 2019 Hong Kong Code of Practice

Hong Kong Buildings Department has published a new wind code on 30 September 2019 – the Code of Practice on Wind Effects in Hong Kong 2019 (COP-HK:2019), includes the following new features: –          Calculation of torsional and across-wind forces –          Load combination factors –          Consideration of sheltering effects –          Wind directionality factors –          Additional guidance […]

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Tallest Tower in Kolkata Stands up to Cyclone Amphan

When super cyclone Amphan hit the vibrant city of Kolkata last week with wind speeds gusting up to 130km per hour (80mph), few could have imagined its destructive power. Just over a decade ago, the city was rocked by cyclone Aila and more recently by cyclone Bulbul, however most had suggested that Amphan was on […]

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20 Seriously Effective Wind Mitigation Strategies for your Next Project

Creating outdoor spaces that are comfortable and fit for purpose is more important now than it has ever been. For us this means finding wind mitigation strategies that fit with the aesthetics and intent of a development and this can be one of the most critical aspects of the studies we undertake. For this reason, […]

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Construction Underway on Sydney’s Tallest Tower

Construction is now underway for the soon to be tallest office tower in Sydney.Designed by Foster + Partners, the 263m tall tower has been named ‘Salesforce Tower, Sydney’, with the US software giant Salesforce as the anchor tenant. The building has obtained Sydney’s first Platinum pre-certification for ‘WELL core and shell’ and aims to achieve […]

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Jakarta International Stadium: A CurrentWindtech Project

Windtech is partnering with the Jakarta government to deliver a brand-new, multi-function stadium named Jakarta International Stadium that can host around 82,000 spectators. The stadium will be incredibly luxurious, with facilities comparable to those at Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium and Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu stadium. Features include perforated external panels and two moving panels […]

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