Global conf on Multipurpose Tall Buildings

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Bangalore, Nov 16: The eighth international conference on 'Multipurpose Highrise Towers and Tall Buildings' would be held in Abu Dhabi from December 10.

The three-day conference would be inaugurated by International Federation for Highrise Structures President H R Viswanath. The event would highlight the theme 'innovations in conquest of vertical space reaching for the skies,' according to a release here.

This conference had assumed world wide importance since a few breath taking millennium great towers; World Financial Centre, 492 mtrs, 101 floors, Guangzhou Shanghai 514.8 mtrs, 131 floors, Burj Dubai, Boulevard, 808 mtrs, 195 floors, being a very few among them, had posed the greatest challenge in preparing the sustainable safe designs to resist direct hit by aircraft crash, high temperature fire hazards, natural disasters like killer earthquakes and devastating high velocity winds, the release added. More than 300 eminent professors, scientists, researchers and structural experts from all over the world would participate and deliberate on the above problems to find suitable solutions.

Former BMS College of Engineering Principal Vishwanath would address the Karnataka Sangha in Abu Dhabi on December nine about the progress made by Karnataka in the field of technical education, IT and other fields over the past four decades and also the future vision to make the State the Suvarna Karnataka in India.


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