In this issue: Bringing experience back to architecture, making algorithms work for residential...
Seismic shift: tech to make buildings more earthquake-resistant
Geoscientists recently predicted 2018 would see a noticeable increase in earthquakes across the world as a result of changes in the earth’s rotational patterns. This might be debatable, but what is not is the need for greater innovation in the design of quake-resistant buildings, as Ross Davies reports.
Wilshire Grand Centre, Los Angeles
The Wilshire Grand Centre is a large-scale, urban mixed-use project developed at the site of the former Wilshire Grand Hotel, in downtown Los Angeles, US. At 1,100ft, the Wilshire Grand Centre redefined the city’s skyline when it opened in June 2017.
Chaoyang Park Plaza
Chaoyang Park Plaza is a mixed-use development constructed in the central business district of Beijing, China. The 120m-high plaza comprises 120,000m² of commercial, office and residential space.
Dutch Mountains: a circular revolution in the world’s largest wooden building
Dutch Mountains, a planned high-tech hub near Eindhoven, Netherlands, will be the largest wooden building on Earth when completed. In development by a team of architects, developers and service companies, it will be entirely self-sufficient and highly sustainable. But what makes this project possible now, rather than in the past? And how might it become a model for circular building design in the future?
Read our magazine
Design & Build Review is the essential reading material for decision-makers in the architectural industry, bringing you the latest news and analysis in an exciting, interactive format.