Brian Ford

University of Nottingham, School of the Built Environment | Nottingham, United Kingdom

About

Professor Ford is an architect and environmental design consultant with 25 years experience in architectural practice and consultancy, both as a partner and with his own practice. He is currently Professor of Bioclimatic Architecture and Head of the School of the Built Environment at the University of Nottingham. He has specialised in the design of naturally ventilated and passively cooled buildings, and his experience in different parts of the world includes acting as consultant for the Sydney Olympic Stadium, Australia; Pittsburgh Convention Center, USA; Torrent Research Laboratories, India; the Malta Stock Exchange, as well as theatres, offices and University buildings. His tall building experience comes from working with WSP Environmental on projects both in London and the far East. This includes acting as consultant to the Architectural Services Department of Hong Kong on the micro-climate…

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CTBUH Roles

Annual Conference, Presenter (Dubai 2008)

Videos

03 March 2008

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Natural Ventilation of Tall Buildings – Options and Limitations

Brian Ford from the University of Nottingham presented the basic principles and strategic options for natural ventilation of tall buildings, and referred to prominent examples...

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03 March 2008

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Track 5 Panel Questions and Answers

The panel of Track 5 including Johannes De Jong, Lester Partridge, Brian Ford and Seifu Bekele, answered questions from the CTBUH 8th World Congress audience.

Research

05 March 2008

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Natural Ventilation of Tall Buildings – Options and Limitations

David W Etheridge & Brian Ford, University of Nottingham

This paper explores the basic principles and strategic options for natural ventilation of tall buildings, and refers to prominent examples which have adopted a "mixed...