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Kuwait’s New Palace of Justice

The new Palace of Justice in Kuwait, a 25-storey building, is currently under construction and will be the largest judicial building in the Middle East once it completes. The development designed by Pace features a pair of floating cantilevered wings that symbolise the Scales of Justice. At the heart of these two wings rises the […]

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Wind Tunnel and CFD in Harmony:a study of wind loads for a complex problem

CapitaSpring development, at 88 Market Street, is scheduled to complete next year, a 280mhigh development that will feature Singapore’s highest urban farm. Designed by award winning architect, Bjarke IngelsGroup (BIG) in collaboration with Carlo RattiAssociati, who have conceived numerous high-profile developments globally, the development realises CapitaLand’s vision of blending indoor and outdoor spaces within the […]

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Wind Considerations for Unconventional Facades

In the current urban environment, the dazzling tall building with unconventional façade design is becoming increasingly trendy, with the increasing use of lightweight materials to build attractive seamless looking façades. However, the design of such façades has also become increasingly more susceptible to extreme wind events and has become a hot topic among façade engineers.

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World’s Tallest Modular Building Rises in Singapore

Construction of the world’s tallest modular building is nearing completion in Singapore. The building is quite remarkable in that it uses a Prefabricated Pre-Finished Volumetric Construction (PPVC) system. PPVC is a method in which free-standing volumetric modules (complete with finishes for walls, floors, and ceilings) are prefabricated and then erected onsite. Much of the construction […]

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Finishing Touches Being Added to Tallest Tower in Williamsburg

Williamsburg officially has a new tallest tower. The construction of Ten Grand Street also known as 260 Kent Avenue is visibly complete, with its impressive crystalline façade and two-legged structure proudly forming the first part of the redevelopment of the Domino Sugar Factory site. This mega project comprises a six-acre site which until now had […]

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