Articles by Mehdi Jalayerian

Planning for a Pandemic

Soon after many governing bodies throughout the United States enacted stay-at-home governance to flatten the curve of COVID-19, Crain’s Chicago Business published an article about Crimson Contagion – an emergency exercise developed by the federal government that took place in Chicago.
 

Do Tall, Super Tall, and Mega Tall Buildings Consume More Energy?

Do tall, super tall, and mega tall buildings consume or conserve more energy than conventional buildings? This question is important because we keep hearing about a massive population shift to urban centers is taking place and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs is predicting 66% of the world’s population will live in urban areas.