Can you get seasick on top of the world's tallest building

Uploaded By: Chefingeniør Jens Fussing - COWI
Instructor: Chefingeniør Jens Fussing - COWI
Course ID: High-Rise Towers
Language: English
Semester: Not specified
Term: Spring 2013

  Videos & materials:

Video 01: Part 1 Youtube (lower quality)
Video 02: Part 2 Youtube (lower quality)
Video 03: Part 1 (higher quality)
Video 04: Part 2 (higher quality)





Course Information:

Chief Engineer Jens Fussing from COWI A / S, who in Denmark is the only one certified to perform high-rise in the  United Arab Emirates, will talk about the challenges and opportunities to build high - very high.
Jens Fussing has worked 8 years in Dubai City and helped to design Skyline in Dubai.

828 meter concrete and steel
You will also find answers to why the world's tallest building Burj Khalif at 828 meters
is constructed in concrete,
the first 600 meters and the rest is made of steel.

Why not in Denmark?
The prerequisite for building high in Denmark there. But why do we not do it?

Jens Fussing will give his vision of that, and he will give examples of
how the Danish building practices can be integrated into towers.


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