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CTBUH Resources Involving SL Green Realty Corp.

CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Session 3a: Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Q&A

17 Oct 2016 – CTBUH 2016 China Conference
Richard Witt, Quadrangle Architects; James von Klamperer Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; Keith Griffiths, Aedas; Peter Brannan, Arquitectonica

X Information Modeling: Data-Driven Decision Making in the Design of Tall Buildings

17 Oct 2016 – 2017 Australia Conference Interviews
James von Klemperer, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

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X Information Modeling: Data-Driven Decision Making in the Design of Tall Buildings

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
James von Klempeter, Luc Wilson & Mondrian Hsieh, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

One Vanderbilt: Approving Midtown’s Tallest Office Building

26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City
James von Klemperer, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

Fire/Life Safety in High-Rise Buildings

26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City
James Carrigan, Brian Blicher & Laura Bennett, SYSKA Hennessy Group; Chief Ronald Spadafora, New York City Fire Department

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Videos

Terminal Tales: Reflections on CTBUH Height Criteria and the Tops of Towers
19 Oct 2016 – Steven Henry, CTBUH
Perhaps the most difficult aspect of measuring the official height of a tall building is determining its highest point. As the arbiter on tall building height and the keepers of the world’s most comprehensive skyscraper database, The Skyscraper…
CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Session 3a: Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Q&A
17 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Richard Witt, Quadrangle Architects; James von Klamperer Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; Keith Griffiths, Aedas; Peter Brannan, Arquitectonica
Monday, October 17, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Richard Witt, Quadrangle Architects; James von Klamperer Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; Keith Griffiths, Aedas; Peter Brannan, Arquitectonica answer questions at the end of the 2016 China Conference Session…
X Information Modeling: Data-Driven Decision Making in the Design of Tall Buildings
17 Oct 2016 – Presentation at 2017 Australia Conference Interviews; James von Klemperer, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
This presentation outlined X-Information Modeling or XIM, a method of data-driven decision-making for the design of tall buildings. Developed over its application on more than 200 projects worldwide, XIM comprises a set of digital evaluation tools…
One Vanderbilt: Approving Midtown’s Tallest Office Building
26 Oct 2015 – Presentation at CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; James von Klemperer, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
This presentation traces the development of One Vanderbilt from early design through the complex city approvals process that is ultimately allowing for its realization. From the onset, the building was not only charged with creating state-of-the-art…
Interview: James von Klemperer
26 Oct 2015 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; James von Klemperer, KPF
James von Klemperer of KPF is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2015 CTBUH New York Conference at the Grand Hyatt New York. James discusses the process of designing high-rises for international locations.
Urban Density and the Porous High Rise: The Integration of the Tall Building in the City
18 Sep 2014 – Presentation at 2016 China Conference Interviews; James von Klemperer, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC
September 18, 2014. Shanghai, China. James von Klemperer from Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC presents at the 2014 Shanghai Conference closing plenary on "Urban Density and the Porous High Rise: The Integration of the Tall Building in the City – From…

Papers/Research

X Information Modeling: Data-Driven Decision Making in the Design of Tall Buildings
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; James von Klempeter, Luc Wilson & Mondrian Hsieh, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
This paper outlines X-Information Modeling or XIM, a method of data-driven decision-making for the design of tall buildings. Developed over its application on more than 200 projects worldwide, XIM comprises a set of digital evaluation tools that…
One Vanderbilt: Approving Midtown’s Tallest Office Building
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; James von Klemperer, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
This paper traces the development of One Vanderbilt from early design through the complex city approvals process that is ultimately allowing for its realization. From the onset, the building was not only charged with creating state-of-the-art Class A…
Fire/Life Safety in High-Rise Buildings
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; James Carrigan, Brian Blicher & Laura Bennett, SYSKA Hennessy Group; Chief Ronald Spadafora, New York City Fire Department
Syska Hennessy Group and the Fire Department of the City of New York propose a paper and presentation detailing an overview of Fire/Life Safety in High-Rise Buildings in New York City. The paper will focus on a history of notable high-rise building…
New York: The Ultimate Skyscraper Laboratory
Oct 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue IV; CTBUH Research
A timeline of skyscraper completions in New York uncannily resembles the boom and bust cycles of the United States in the 20th and early 21st centuries. The most active year was 1931, when the final excesses of the Roaring ‘20s were thrown skywards…
Urban Density and the Porous High-Rise: The Integration of the Tall Building in the City
Jun 2015 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 4 Number 2; James von Klemperer, Kohn Pedersen Fox
As the skyscraper matures as a building type, its role in actively connecting to, and reinforcing, major threads of urban fabric becomes increasingly more important. The creation of public spaces inside of and adjacent to tall buildings allows for…
Urban Density and the Porous High-Rise: The Integration of the Tall Building in the City
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; James von Klemperer, Kohn Pedersen Fox
As the skyscraper matures as a building type, its role in actively connecting to, and reinforcing, major threads of urban fabric becomes increasingly more important. The creation of public spaces inside of and adjacent to tall buildings allows for…
The Tallest Buildings in the World: Past, Present & Future
Jun 2008 – CTBUH Journal, 2008 Issue II; CTBUH Research
Over time, the average height of the 100 tallest buildings in the world has been steadily increasing. However, by 2010, this average height will have jumped to 349 meters, up from 286 meters in 2000, an increase of 22%. This is almost double the…

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