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December - 2016

Cover : Artist sketch of Shanghai Tower, China.

Height: To Tip - 632 m / 2,073 ft. Height: Architectural - 632 m / 2,073 ft.
Height: Observatory - 561.3 m / 1,841 ft.
Floors Above Ground - 128. Floors Below Ground - 5
Owned by the Shanghai city government, it is the tallest of the world’s first triple adjacent super-tall buildings in Pudong, the other two being the Jin Mao Tower and the Shanghai World Financial Center. Its tiered construction, designed for high energy efficiency, provides nine separate zones divided between office, retail and leisure use.

  • Editorial
  • News and Events
  • Book Review : A House Builder’s Handbook - Building Materials, Construction and Maintenance
  • Point of View : Effect of high temperature on high strength RC confined columns with steel fibers S.M. Talha, A. Masood, M. Arif and M. Shariq
  • Point of View : Discussion of calculation method on ultimate bearing capacity of composite piles Yue Jain-Wei, Xu An-quan, Song Da and Zheng Kai
  • Technical Papers
  • Design aid for choice of preliminary dimensions of shear walls in high rise buildings D.V. Shivaram, A. Vinod Kumar and P. S. Rao
  • Use of glass fibre reinforced gypsum panels with reinforced concrete infills for construction of walls and slabs Shinto Paul, Philip Cherian, Devdas Menon and A Meher Prasad
  • Study of bond strength of high strength concrete Shaikk M. Zubair and S.S. Jamkar
  • Assessment of cause of distress in concrete arch dam – A case study V.V. Arora, B.R.K. Pillai, Brijesh Singh and V.P. Chatterjee
  • Static and dynamic stability analysis of elastic flanged no-tension masonry beam-columns Mamta R. Sharma, Arbind K. Singh and Gurmail S. Benipal
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