Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
8th Annual Italian & International Tall Buildings Conference

Date: Tuesday, 19 June 2018
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Tree House, UniCredit Tower

Organizers: CTBUH Italy
Aldo Norsa, Former Professor, IUAV University of Venice


The 8th Annual Italian & International Tall Buildings Conference is an all-day event that will explore tall building initiatives around the world as well as reinforce momentum for new tall buildings in Milan. View the event flyer.


9:30 a.m.

10:00 a.m. Aldo Norsa, Former Professor, IUAV University of Venice
10:10 a.m.
Emilio Faroldi, Vicerector, Politecnico di Milano
10:20 a.m. Pierfrancesco Maran, Assessor for Urban Planning, Comune di Milano
10:30 a.m. Marco Recalcati, Head of Real Estate Sales, UniCredit

Tall Buildings in the World:

10:40 a.m.

New Visions in Urbanism - Paola Vigano, Full Professor, IUAV University of Venice & Founder, Studio Associato Bernardo Secchi Paola Vigano

11:00 a.m. Tall Buildings and the Challenge of Time - Dario Trabucco, CTBUH Research Manager & Researcher in Building Technology, IUAV University of Venice
11:20 a.m.
Kilometer Tower in Jeddah: Structure and Façades - Tarek Hassan, Senior Associate & Head of Design Unit, Dar Al-Handasah and Massimo Maffeis, CEO, Maffeis Engineering
11:40 p.m. Tall Buildings in Moscow - Sergei Tchoban, Founder, Speech & Founder, Tchoban Voss Architekten
12:00 p.m. Developing Projects from London - Lee Polisano, President, PLP Architecture
12:20 p.m. Wilshire Grand Center in Los Angeles - Pierluigi Montanini, Division Vice President - Buildings, Jacobs
12:40 p.m. Oceanwide Center in San Francisco - Michael Wurzel, Partner, Foster + Partners
Hindsight Remarks:
1:00 p.m. Forth Bagley, Principal, KPF Associates introduced by John Iorio, Founder, J&A Consultants
1:20 - 2:20 p.m. Buffet lunch
New Tall Buildings in Milan:
2:20 p.m
Demolition and Reconstruction of Gioia 22 - Daniela Franzosi, Partner & Commercial Manager, Mpartner; and Paolo Delfino, Partner, Mpartner
2:40 p.m.
New Premises UnipolSai - Maria Persichella, BIM Manager, Mario Cucinella Architects
3:00 p.m. Second of Three Towers at CityLife - Paolo Zilli, Senior Associate, Zaha Hadid Architects
Specific Achievements and Know-How:
3:20 p.m.

Dense City Density-Rising Communities - Aldo Cibic, Founder, Cibic Workshop – Lombardini22

3:35 p.m.

Contract Performances and "Made in Italy"Carlo Molteni, General Manager, UniFor

3:50 p.m. Engaging Places: Plan and Sustain Experiences - Daniele Di Fausto, eFM
4:05 p.m.

Project & Construction Management (Roche Towers in Basel) - Oliver Mantinger, Drees & Sommer; and Jürgen M. Volm, Partner and Managing Director, Drees & Sommer

4:20 p.m. Wind Tunnel for Vertical Architecture - Ferruccio Resta, Politecnico di Milano; and Alberto Zasso, Politecnico di Milano
4:35 p.m. Façades Challenges in Tall Buildings - Alberto Ferrari, Founder, FACES ENGINEERING, & Partner, Ramboll UK
4:50 p.m.
Solutions for Tall Building Safety - Giuseppe Amaro, Founder, Gae Engineering
5:05 p.m. The Engineering Third Party Role in Major Tall Buildings Projects - Gianclaudio Oliva, Market Leader CIF Global Service Lines, Bureau Veritas
5:20 p.m. Tall Buildings' Rehabilitation: New Starts in Paris and Rome - Lucas Marchese, Vice Director, Artelia; and Paolo Alberti, Executive Manager, Artelia

Closing Remarks:

5:20 p.m. Tall Buildings and Livability - Lars Ostenfeld Riemann, Ramboll UK, introduced by Sara Busnelli, Partner, Citterio-Viel Partners
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