Document Type

Keynote submission

Publication details

Kayvani, K 2014, 'Design of high-rise buildings: past, present and future', in ST Smith (ed.), 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23), vol. I, Byron Bay, NSW, 9-12 December, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, pp. 15-20. ISBN: 9780994152008.

Peer Reviewed



An overview of development of high-rise buildings is presented. Key advancements leading to high-rise buildings of today are discussed. Structural analysis and design considerations for modern high-rise buildings are presented and trends in design of tall buildings of the future are discussed.