Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

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Cardiff University at CTBUH

CTBUH Accredits Cardiff University Course

Aug 2015, Tour Report – A new course at Cardiff University focusing on the sustainable analysis and design of "…

CTBUH Resources Involving Cardiff University

Enhancing Social-Cultural Sustainability in Tall Buildings: A Trace from Vernacular Houses

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Amer Al-Jokhadar & Wassim Jabi, Cardiff University

Design Strategies for Environmentally Sustainable Residential Skyscrapers

Mar 2008 – CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai
Sabina Fazlic, Welsh School of Architecture

Papers/Research

Enhancing Social-Cultural Sustainability in Tall Buildings: A Trace from Vernacular Houses
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Amer Al-Jokhadar & Wassim Jabi, Cardiff University
In the age of globalization and continuous urbanization, architects have a greater responsibility to design buildings with comfortable and sustainable environments. However, solutions should not concern themselves only with utilizing technology, but…
Design Strategies for Environmentally Sustainable Residential Skyscrapers
Mar 2008 – CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai; Sabina Fazlic, Welsh School of Architecture
This paper will focus on environmentally sustainable residential towers, specifically ones situated in the cool temperate climates of Europe and North America. It will consider a range of completed and proposed green high-rises and will examine in…

Tall Buildings Involving Cardiff University

1   Tower Building 1967 48 m Cardiff
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.