Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

CTBUH Conference Video:
Towers and Urbanism in the Context of China
Stefan Krummeck

Wednesday, 5th March 2008
Dubai, UAE

Stefan Krummeck, Terry Farrell & Partners examined the interconnection between tall buildings and urbanism at the CTBUH 8th World Congress in Dubai. Taking a look at Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Beijing, Singapore, Dubai, London, and New York and one will see that all developed and developing cities are running though the process of urbanization. All are increasingly occupied by tall buildings predominate in the skyline. So what is urbanization and urbanism? Is it necessary that tall buildings be associated with urbanism and are tall buildings a good indicator of the level of urbanization of a city? Download the paper here, and find more video presentations here.

Run Time: 20:18

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