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Video: CIBSE conference on tall building design

Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) organised a conference on 1 November in Dubai that addressed the challenges of tall building design

Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) organised a conference on 1 November in Dubai that addressed the challenges of tall building design.

Hywel Davies, CIBSE technical director, spoke about sustainability and tall buildings. He stated during his presentation that the number of tall building is increasing worldwide.

He pointed out some of the challenges facing construction in tall buildings:  “Thirty percent of global greenhouse gases emissions are attributable to buildings. There is a growth of megacities around the world and significant number of that is in the Asia pacific region.”

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