30 October 2017
1:45 PM – 3:15 PM
Technical advancements continue to push the boundaries of structural engineering, allowing for taller, skinnier, and more resilient high-rises. This session explores some of the most recent advances in structural engineering, including viscous wall dampers and the challenging design of Merdeka PNB118 in Kuala Lumpur. It will conclude with a discussion of structural resiliency, and whether it is a sustainable practice.