Intensification and Purpose-Built Rentals In Toronto

150 The Donway West and 4 Overland Drive, located in the Don Mills area of North York, is a perfect example of the intensification necessary to meet the increased housing demand resulting from high population inflow to the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and the unaffordability of homeownership in Ontario. Akelius plans to build up the […]

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Wind Tunnel Testing For The World’s Largest Office Building

Surat Diamond Bourse, India The Surat Diamond Bourse is a remarkable structure that redefines architectural possibilities and a symbol of contemporary architecture and engineering. Emerging as the world’s largest office building, surpassing even the Pentagon in size, this remarkable structure redefines architectural boundaries. Comprising a sequence of nine interconnected rectangular modules that radiate from a […]

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Helmholtz Resonance Effects in Buildings

Imagine you are on the couch, watching your television, and suddenly the balcony door and adjacent fa├žade behind you start banging loudly and then soon after the television starts to wobble and the internal partitions start vibrating. This is what it is like to experience the Helmholtz effect. You may be surprised to hear that […]

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Wind Tunnel Studies Of Structural Loads On Tall Buildings: An Overview Of The Different Techniques

Buildings of different heights and shapes require different approaches when it comes to selecting the appropriate technique used for wind tunnel testing to determine the wind actions on the structure. When we need to bake a cake and we do not use a frying pan and we do not use an oven to make scrambled […]

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How To Reduce The Cost Of Construction By 10-20% Without Impacting Quality.

Large construction projects are challenging enough without having to now navigate the recent increases in the cost of materials and labour. The cost of construction is one of the biggest challenges that developers face today, especially given the current global economic conditions. However, there is a little-known solution that can help to reduce the cost […]

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