From tall buildings to vertical cities

Sustainable vertical urbanism, a term that describes clusters of tall buildings linked with sky bridges and elevated plazas that replicate the ground floor in the air, is a growing trend. The challenge of building vertical cities will be to accommodate increasing density while keeping to a human scale and creating a sense of place and community. Entire cities-within-cities could rise into the sky, composed of housing units, hotels, shops, parks, recreational space, and more. 

With many people living closer together, and higher comfort expectations from purchasers, guests and tenants, noise has become a significant issue. Many homebuyers prefer high quality solutions and higher floors to minimise street noise, or to block out the sounds of other occupants walking through the common areas. Acoustic systems that minimise fluid noise where pipework passes through ceiling voids are a key element in solutions to manage residents’ noise concerns.

Pressure systems in high-rises are also an important factor. Properly-functioning pressure systems are essential to ensure the comfort of inhabitants, who expect to be able to take a shower at the right temperature and with the right pressure, at any time.

These challenges will need to be addressed by planners and developers:

Aliaxis can help you solve these challenges and more. We offer a broad portfolio of innovative solutions, fully backed by expertise, knowledge and support, gained over more than five decades of experience. We can help you with:

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Aliaxis has a track record of introducing new, non-conventional concepts better suited to meet the specific challenges of high-rise buildings. Our experience is reflected in the numerous technical papers dedicated to high-rise that our experts have authored, which you can access by registering to download our technical papers.

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