Sustainable skyscrapers, high-rises that offer residents sky lobbies and open patios, sky bridges to other buildings and transportation systems, and green infrastructures, are becoming increasingly popular. But in this context, the conventional “top to bottom” drainage systems are not a feasible option, since open lobbies or architecturally wide designs require the piping systems to be re-routed with significant performance loss. This necessitates specifically-engineered solutions that can meet the complex hydraulic and acoustic performance requirements of high-rises.
High-rises and complex designs multiply the installation challenges. How feasible is it to design and build open & connected buildings?
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The Studor Single Pipe System in Action
Using the single stack system with stack aerators removes the vent pipes and provides a cost-effective solution, saving valuable commercial building space, material, fire compartmentation and installation costs, combined with a strong performance, reaching better capacity compared to the conventional (and more expensive) options.
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Centrally located in downtown Montreal, close to the Canadian city’s financial district, the TOM Condos are a 40-storey development with 316 units. Ranging in size from 45 m2 to 250 m2, suites are available with one, two or three bedrooms.