Designing Tall Buildings

Venue: Hotel Russell

Location: London WC1, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: May 18, 2006 End Date/Time: May 18, 2006
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The demand for aesthetic commercially viable tall building design is at its highest in the history of not only London, but the whole of the UK. But the paperwork for meeting all the standards of planning authorities is just as high. How can you navigate the quagmire of guidelines and regulations to receive planning permission? And more so, how do you make it profitable?

The answer is simple. Hear it from the veterans of tall building architecture that have already accomplished the feat. The Architects' Journal and The Architectural Review have joined together the leading architects, engineers, surveyors and planners that are responsible for the UK skyline. Benefit from their technical expertise and experience. This conference will give you:
• A complete analysis of the economics of tall buildings and how to make them more efficient
• Expert advice on structural enginerring and end-user needs
• An understanding of CABE and English Heritage guidance
• Details of how to comply with sustainability standards
• Advice from successful professionals on negoiating planning permissions
Speakers include:

Joost Moolhuijzen, Partner, Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Chris Wilkinson, Director, Wilkinson Eyre Architects
Ken Shuttleworth, Founding Partner, Make Architects
Lee Polisano, President, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

David Glover, Director, Arup
Kamran Moazami, Director, WSP Cantor Seinuk
Selina Mason, Director of Architecture and Design Review, CABE
Colin Wilson, Strategic Planning Manager, Greater London Authority
Steve Watts, Partner, Davis Langdon