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Featured Buildings Involving BMT Fluid Mechanics

ADNOC Headquarters

ADNOC Headquarters, Abu Dhabi

ADNOC Headquarters, situated next to the Arabian Gulf, was designed to allow occupants flexibility in physical space as well as optimal views of the coastline.

Al Bahar Towers

Al Bahar Towers, Abu Dhabi

In looking to innovate high-rise design, nature and culture are the most resilient sources of inspiration.

Al Hamra Tower

Al Hamra Tower, Kuwait City

The art of high-rise building design embraces, at least in part, how the observer reads the rise of the form from the earth to the sky.

Arraya Tower

Arraya Tower, Kuwait City

The Arraya Tower in Kuwait City features a unique façade, with diagonal steel lines and a limestone-clad mass.

Aspire Tower

Aspire Tower, Doha

Aspire Tower is a supertall skyscraper that served as the focal point for the 15th Asian games in 2006 housing the flame.

Bahrain World Trade Center

Bahrain World Trade Center, Manama

This project is a dramatic solution to a dynamic place in today’s rapidly developing world. Its graceful form takes reference from its local geography and seafaring culture.

Capital City Towers

Capital City Towers, Moscow

After more than a decade in the planning, a new mixed-use business district rising 4 kilometers west of the Kremlin, is a symbol of Russia’s ascent in the global economic playing field.

Capital Gate Tower

Capital Gate Tower, Abu Dhabi

Throughout history, a strong link has existed between iconic architecture and exhibitions. One of the best known examples is Paris’ Eiffel Tower, Capital Gate is Abu Dhabi's icon.

Capital Market Authority Tower

Capital Market Authority Tower, Riyadh

The CMA Tower is the tallest of the five structures that make up the plaza of the King Abdullah Financial District.

Etihad Towers

Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi

The Etihad Towers complex includes five residential towers situated in the beachside Al Ras Al Akhdar district, and offer panoramic views over the city and Arabian Sea.

Eton Place Dalian

Eton Place Dalian, Dalian

Eton Place Dalian is located on a six-hectare site in the central city and features a mix of uses including office, hotel, retail, entertainment, convention, SOHO, and residential.

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre, Guangzhou

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre is a mixed-use tower located adjacent to a large central park and a subterranean retail concourse with transportation interchanges.

Heron Tower

Heron Tower, London

Heron Tower provides highly flexible work-spaces which support diverse tenant needs through a series of ten multi-story “villages”—with a full-height atrium at the heart of each.

Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower

Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower, Hanoi

Completed as the tallest building in Vietnam, Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower establishes a commanding focal point of the city’s Từ Liêm District.

Residence Antilia

Residence Antilia, Mumbai

Antilia is a residential complex that at the time of completion, in 2010, was reported to be the most expensive home in the world – it includes a staff of 600 to maintain the residence.

South Beach

South Beach, Singapore

The South Beach development includes two inclined towers defined by an environmental screen surging from the lower canopy to mitigate harsh sun in the sky gardens and balconies.

The Tower, One St George Wharf

The Tower, One St George Wharf, London

This 180 meter residential tower was designed using a unique floor plan concept based on the shape of a Catherine wheel.

Tianjin CTF Finance Centre

Tianjin CTF Finance Centre, Tianjin

Located in the Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area, Tianjin CTF Finance Centre features a mix of uses including office space, luxury serviced apartments, and a hotel.

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Based in Teddington, UK, and with regional offices in Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur and New York, BMT Fluid Mechanics is a wholly owned operating company of BMT Group Ltd. BMT has worldwide experience in supporting designers during the planning and design development stages of large-scale projects.

By combining in-house building physics and wind engineering capabilities, BMT is uniquely placed to provide comprehensive and integrated service delivery for all aspects of wind and climate design that complies in all aspects with the highest international industry standard.

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BMT Fluid Mechanics Connected Global News

Dubai Creek Harbour to Hand Over First Homes in Early 2019

Dubai Creek Harbour to Hand Over First Homes in Early 2019

28 Aug 2018, Dubai – Dubai Creek Harbour has announced that it will open residences to the first 4,000…

Seoul’s Largest Department Store to Join Landmark Parc 1 Complex Development

Seoul’s Largest Department Store to Join Landmark Parc 1 Complex Development

8 Aug 2018, Seoul – Construction is progressing on a mixed-use complex on Seoul’s Yeouido Island, which…

Morpheus Hotel Opens in Macau

Morpheus Hotel Opens in Macau

15 Jun 2018, Macau – The 40-story Morpheus hotel has opened at an entertainment resort in Macau. Designed by…

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BMT Fluid Mechanics Connected Global News

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Dubai Creek Harbour to Hand Over First Homes in Early 2019
28 Aug 2018 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai Creek Harbour has announced that it will open residences to the first 4,000 residents in early 2019, with the first wave located in Creek Island Dubai. The…
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Seoul’s Largest Department Store to Join Landmark Parc 1 Complex Development
8 Aug 2018 – Seoul, South Korea
Construction is progressing on a mixed-use complex on Seoul’s Yeouido Island, which includes two high-rise office towers, a hotel, and an 89,100-square-meter department…
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Morpheus Hotel Opens in Macau
15 Jun 2018 – Macau, China
The 40-story Morpheus hotel has opened at an entertainment resort in Macau. Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, the 770-room building features a twisting free-form…
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Dubai Creek Tower Pile Cap Construction Complete
30 May 2018 – Dubai, UAE
The Dubai Creek Tower has surpassed a construction milestone, the completion of the pile cap, two months ahead of schedule. The concrete placement work to date weighs 120…
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Design Development of Dubai Creek Tower 100% Complete
15 Feb 2018 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Wind engineering experts have completed aerodynamic shape optimization studies, wind loading analyses, and façade wind pressure assessments for Dubai Creek Tower. The…
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Tianjin CTF Finance Centre Tops Out
12 Dec 2017 – Tianjin, China
Tianjin CTF Finance Centre has topped out in Tianjin, China, and is on pace to be completed in 2018. A striking new landmark, the 530-meter-tall, 96-story skyscraper will…
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Stalled Seoul Supertall Could be Resuming Construction
14 Feb 2017 – Seoul, South Korea
Construction of the Parc1 complex has been on hold since 2011, but the long-stalled site appears to have some life yet, as crews check erosion and structural stability…
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Chinese Firm Demolishes 19 Buildings in 10 Seconds to Make Way for the Wuhan CTF Finance Center
26 Jan 2017 – Wuhan, China
In what is being called the largest demolition of its kind in China, 19 towers were reduced to rubble in just 10 seconds in a spectacular demonstration of controlled…
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CTBUH Recognizes Completion of Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre, Now the Fifth Tallest Building in the World
21 Dec 2016 – Guangzhou, China
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has certified the completion of Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre. At 530 meters it is the tallest building in…
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Plans Submitted for 30 Otis Street Tower in San Francisco
3 Jun 2016 – San Francisco, United States
Architecture and planning firm Gould Evans has submitted a Downtown Project Authorization Application to the San Francisco Planning Department for a new mixed-use…
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Construction on Metropol Tower Istanbul Progresses
22 Apr 2016 – Istanbul, Turkey
Upon completion, Metropol Tower Istanbul is expected to be one of the tallest buildings in the city. Already structurally topped out, the 250-meter development,…
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Dubai’s Burj Al Arab to Expand its Footprint with Massive Floating Deck Shipped from Finland
26 Jan 2016 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai’s iconic sail-shaped hotel, the Burj Al Arab, is about to undergo a dramatic expansion of its footprint with the addition of a huge 5,000-ton deck extending out…
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UAE-Based Developer Pitches Mixed-Use Scheme in Cairo
26 Jan 2016 – Cairo, Egypt
A UAE-based developer is campaigning to develop an 800,000-square-meter mixed-use property scheme in Cairo similar to an under-construction complex in Dubai. The…
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Korean Firm Set to Become Owner of Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower
6 Jan 2016 – Hanoi, Vietnam
AON Holdings, a South Korean financial group, will be the new owner of the Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower, Vietnam's tallest building. It was reported that AON paid about…
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Ahuja Towers Launch Sales in Mumbai
24 Apr 2015 – Mumbai, India
A Mumbai-based real estate developer has launched sales of a new 55-story, 78-apartment luxury residential project called Ahuja Towers in the Worli district of Mumbai,…
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Beach Road Towers Take Shape in Singapore
6 Apr 2015 – Singapore, Singapore
In downtown Singapore, a mixed-use development is nearing completion. Conceived as a sustainable urban quarter, the project combines new construction with the restoration…
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New Details on the Retail Component of Istanbul’s Metropol Tower
3 Dec 2014 – Istanbul, Turkey
Roy Higgs International has announced the firm’s appointment to design the retail portion of Metropol Istanbul, a global mixed-use project that is rising within the…
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Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre to Open Early 2016
8 Oct 2014 – Guangzhou, China
The 530-meter Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre is slated to complete in early 2016, at which point it will be the tallest building in Guangzhou. The tower will offer an…
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That’s “Salesforce Tower” to You Too, London
23 May 2014 – London, United Kingdom
For the second time in less than two months, Salesforce.com has claimed naming rights to a tall building, this time across the pond from its initial lease. London's 46-…
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Hitachi to Deliver World’s Fastest Elevators by 2016
21 Apr 2014 – Guangzhou, China
Hitachi will deliver the world's fastest ultra-high-speed elevators to the Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre, a mixed-use skyscraper currently under construction in Guangzhou…
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Macau’s City of Dreams to Host a Hadid Hotel
31 Mar 2014 – Macau, China
Melco Crown Entertainment has announced that its fifth hotel in the City of Dreams project at Cotai, Macau, will be designed by Zaha Hadid Architects. The exposed…
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Moscow Accepting Proposals for Skyscraper Clusters
3 Mar 2014 – Moscow, Russia
Regional authorities in Moscow have allocated land for the development of skyscraper clusters in the style of Moscow-City, which are hoped to solve overcrowding of…
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One St. George Wharf Complete
30 Jan 2014 – London, United Kingdom
The 180-meter structure that is set to become London’s tallest residential development has finished construction, according to designer Broadway Malyan. The Tower, One St…
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Refinancing Deal Saves Heron Tower From Sale
4 Oct 2013 – London, United Kingdom
Heron Tower has reportedly sealed a ₤370 million (US$594 million) refinancing deal to prevent a sale of the building. The deal includes a ₤270 million (US$434 million)…

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BMT Fluid Mechanics at CTBUH

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

13 Oct 2016, CTBUH Research – The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous…

CTBUH 2015 New York Conference Silver+ Sponsor

26-30 Oct 2015, Conference Sponsor – After a post-recession hiatus in tall building construction in many…

Stefano Cammelli

Stefano Cammelli

CTBUH Expert Peer Review Committee, 2015 – Present
Teddington, United Kingdom

Robin Stanfield

Robin Stanfield

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2018
London, United Kingdom

Melissa Burton

Melissa Burton

CTBUH Annual Conference, Session Chair, 2012
New York City, United States

CTBUH Resources Involving BMT Fluid Mechanics

Interactive Aerodynamic Design of Supertall Buildings

20 Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai
Stefano Cammelli, BMT Fluid Mechanics; Mark Lavery, Buro Happold

The Next Generation of Ultra High-Rise Buildings

19 Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai
Andy Davids, Hyder Consulting

Generating Wind Optimized Building Envelopes for Super High Rise Buildings in Extreme Wind Climates

Oct 2011 – CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference
Buttgereit Volker, BMT Fluid Mechanics Limited

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Stack Effect in High-Rise Buildings: A Review

1 Dec 2016 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 5 Number 4
Sergey Mijorski, SoftSim Consult Ltd.; Stefano Cammelli, BMT Fluid Mechanics Ltd.

The New Super Skinny Skyscraper Trend: Some Wind Engineering Considerations

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Stefano Cammelli, Sara Bisio & Yiqing Wang, BMT Fluid Mechanics Ltd.

Wind-Induced Motion of Tall Buildings: Designing for Occupant Comfort

Mar 2015 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings 2015 Number 1
M. D. Burton, BMT Fluid Mechanics; K. C. S. Kwok, University of Western Sydney; and A. Abdelrazaq, Samsung C&T Corporation

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Videos

Interactive Aerodynamic Design of Supertall Buildings
20 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Stefano Cammelli, BMT Fluid Mechanics; Mark Lavery, Buro Happold
In order to maximize the benefit of early stage wind tunnel tests, BMT Fluid Mechanics and Buro Happold have respectively developed tools which enable dynamic wind tunnel testing workshops to be held that allow real-time optimisation of building…
The Next Generation of Ultra High-Rise Buildings
19 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Andy Davids, Hyder Consulting
In recent times, several invitations have been issued by Governmental and Private Bodies to develop the next tallest building in the world, often with target heights twice the current record. In response to these invitations, an informal “think tank…
Generating Wind Optimized Building Envelopes for Super High Rise Buildings in Extreme Wind Climates
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Buttgereit Volker, BMT Fluid Mechanics Limited
The presentation reviews by way of case study how recent technological advances in interactive wind tunnel testing techniques coupled to advanced real-time data analysis systems. In particular, the presentation will discuss how this can provide…
Aerodynamic Fundamentals of Large Scale Building-integrated Wind Turbines
3 Feb 2010 – Presentation at CTBUH 2010 Mumbai Conference; Volker Buttgereit, Managing Director, BMT Fluid Mechanics Ltd
This presentation gives an introduction to the rather complex aerodynamic interaction between wind turbines and building external envelope and presents the analysis techniques necessary to robustly and comprehensively assess the aerodynamic…

Papers/Research

Stack Effect in High-Rise Buildings: A Review
1 Dec 2016 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 5 Number 4; Sergey Mijorski, SoftSim Consult Ltd.; Stefano Cammelli, BMT Fluid Mechanics Ltd.
This technical paper presents a detailed review of the stack effect phenomenon and of the associated implications pertaining to the design and construction of high-rise buildings in regions of extreme climatic conditions. The present review is…
The New Super Skinny Skyscraper Trend: Some Wind Engineering Considerations
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Stefano Cammelli, Sara Bisio & Yiqing Wang, BMT Fluid Mechanics Ltd.
A new and almost unprecedented model for skyscrapers is currently being explored within the Manhattan real estate market: these are the so-called super slender ultra-luxury residential tall buildings, towers with relatively compact floor plates and…
Wind-Induced Motion of Tall Buildings: Designing for Occupant Comfort
Mar 2015 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings 2015 Number 1; M. D. Burton, BMT Fluid Mechanics; K. C. S. Kwok, University of Western Sydney; and A. Abdelrazaq, Samsung C&T Corporation
A team of researchers and practitioners were recently assembled to prepare a monograph on “Wind-Induced Motion of Tall Buildings: Designing for Habitability”. This monograph presents a state-of-the-art report of occupant response to wind-induced…
Interactive Aerodynamic Design of Supertall Buildings
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Stefano Cammelli, BMT Fluid Mechanics; Mark Lavery, Buro Happold
In order to maximize the benefit of early stage wind tunnel tests, BMT Fluid Mechanics and Buro Happold have respectively developed tools which enable dynamic wind tunnel testing workshops to be held that allow real-time optimisation of building…

BMT Fluid Mechanics Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 70 Completed14 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 14 Completed10 Under Constr.
Average Building Age 6 Years
Most Common Function office, 31 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 51 Buildings
Building Functions
 
Building Materials
 

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.