Posts Tagged ‘high-rise & tall building’

April 1, 2016

New video about envelopes for highrise buildings!

Video recording of Russell Gilchrist´s presentation about Tall, Taller, Tallest Building envelopes for different uses in different climates for tall, supertall & megatall tower buildings is available for viewing (link here). Russell Gilchrist is the Design Director & Practice Leader (tall buildings) for Gensler in Shanghai, China. He has worked and completed projects in 4 […]...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

February 24, 2016

What are the definitions of tall, supertall and megatall buildings?

Swegon Air Academy seminar on “Tall, supertall and megatall buildings“ in St. Petersburg, Russia with Russell Gilchrist and Peter Simmonds were attended by 168 people, mostly HVAC consultants and engineers…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

February 22, 2016

Presentations on Tall, Supertall and Megatall buildings were added!

Presentations by Russell Gilchrist and Peter Simmonds from Swegon Air Academy seminar in St. Petersburg in Russia are available for download. The seminar on 19th of February, 2016 was all…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

January 29, 2016

New seminar on Tall, supertall and megatall buildings in St. Petersburg!

Swegon Air Academy is organizing yet another seminar in St. Petersburg in Russia on the topic of "Tall, supertall and megatall buildings" (link to the seminar with more information about…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

July 14, 2015

Peter Simmonds: How much glass in a facade?

When designing a building Peter´s team looks at the location and position of the building, what people will see from the building and façade response to urban context. The usual…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

July 10, 2015

Peter Simmonds: Use spreadsheets for load calculations for transparency!

In his lecture in May in Poland Peter Simmonds talked about the early design of a building, glazing analysis and load calculation to ensure code compliance. Peter uses spreadsheets for…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

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July 7, 2015

Peter Simmonds: “Mary controls for occupancy/light and occupancy/HVAC”!

Peter Simmonds is an excellent lecturer and here are some important points from his presentation from Poland in May, 2015. During his lecture Peter showed examples of his extensive projects…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

June 16, 2015

Tall buildings and beam applications in Poland!

In May 2015, Swegon Air Academy organized two seminars on topic of “Is it possible to get a high thermal comfort in the building with optimal energy consumption?” in Krakow…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

May 8, 2015

Presentations from seminars in Poland are available for download!

Download presentations from Lodz and Krakow from our seminars on “Is it possible to get a high thermal comfort in the building with optimal energy consumption?“. Peter Simmonds: High Performance…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

February 27, 2012

Simple design is the way to go!

Design of tall buildings with case study of 20 Fenchurch Street. Presented by Vince Ugarow, speaker of the Swegon Air Academy for CIBSE West Midlands in Birmingham. Vince´s presentation was…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

December 15, 2011

SAA seminar about high-rise buildings in Istanbul

November 15, Istanbul, Turkey The view of Istanbul city from the Asian side offers a beautiful panorama, which is slowly being punctuated by the increase of high-rise buildings. Whether the…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova