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Featured Buildings Involving BMT

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Manhattan Loft Gardens

Manhattan Loft Gardens, London

Winner of a 2019 Best Tall Building Award of Excellence, this building uses the intersections of the city around it to inform its unique geometry and create a welcoming lobby.

Morpheus

Morpheus, Macau

Winner of the 2019 CTBUH Fire & Risk Engineering Award, this building has an atrium spanning the full height of the building with the exterior composed of a freeform exoskeleton.

About BMT

BMT is globally recognized as a leading wind engineering consultancy and serves an international customer base comprising the world’s leading designers of large scale civil structures.

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 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…

Melissa Burton

Melissa Burton

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

CTBUH Resources Involving BMT

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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 – Building Tall Skyscraper Lecture Series
Andy Davids, Hyder Consulting

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

Oct 2011 – Building Tall Skyscraper Lecture Series
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 Building Tall Skyscraper Lecture Series; 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 Building Tall Skyscraper Lecture Series; 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 2016 China 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 Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 76 Completed8 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 17 Completed7 Under Constr.
Average Building Age 6 Years
Most Common Function office, 30 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 51 Buildings
Building Functions
 
Building Materials
 

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

Tall Buildings Involving BMT

The building list and facts show buildings involving BMT, BMT Fluid Mechanics Ltd.