Innovation was the focus of a workshop session led by Senior Managing Director Mehdi Jalayerian and High Performance Buildings Studio Leader Tyler Jensen during a recent conference sponsored by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). (Learn more about stack effect.)
Headquartered in the biggest skyscraper in Chicago, ESD has recently been involved with some big news in Europe.
Soaring above 1,500 feet, Lakhta is also the 13th-tallest building in the world. ESD’s High Performance Building Group – which has worked on skyscrapers around the world – examined the extremely complex floor plan (which involved double-walled cavities to protect against the cold) and offered solutions on how best to improve the building’s construction, performance and sustainability.