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The High Rise of Smart Buildings

31 August 2019

The global urbanisation picture is clear: by 2050, 68% of the World population will live in urban areas compared to 55% today. By 2030, there will be 43 megacities with more than 10 million inhabitants, most of them developing in...
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The High Rise of Smart Buildings

31 August 2019

The global urbanisation picture is clear: by 2050, 68% of the World population will live in urban areas
compared to 55% today. By 2030, there will be 43 megacities with more than 10 million inhabitants, most
of them developing in emerging regions. The pressure on urban infrastructure is already tremendous
and as we reach the limits of horizontal sprawling, vertical expansion becomes inevitable. Indeed,
the number of skyscrapers and high-rise buildings is growing exponentially, and their average height
continues to increase – sometimes beyond economic logic.

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