Tag Archives: Building Performance

What does COP 21 mean for building professionals?

Much attention has recently been given to the negotiations in France that resulted in the unprecedented Paris Agreement to combat climate change. This agreement, which limits the global average temperature rise to “well below” 2 C (3.6 F) compared to pre-industrial temperatures, will move designers to elevate new and existing building performance in two distinct ways: construction and resilience.

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CTBUH honours Turning Torso with 10-year award

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) selected Malmö, Sweden’s Turning Torso as the winner of its 10-year award. The award allows an opportunity to revisit projects that have been operational for a decade and recognize those that have performed successfully across any number of criteria, including environmental, engineering performance, vertical transport, and iconography.

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