PUBLIC EVENT ORGANIZED AT TUDELFT BY AR0026 BIG&TALL - THE HIGHRISE WORKSHOP 2014 AFTERNOON READINGS ON TALL BUILDINGS As part of Big&Tall 2014, the faculty of Architecture at TU Delft is hosting three public lectures, by invited speakers with outstanding experience in tall buildings. The event takes place in the afternoon of September 26, starting at 16.00 until 19.00 - at TUDelft, Faculty of Architecture / Oostserre in Julianalaan 134, Delft. Everybody is free to join these inspiring readings. Please kindly notify your eventual participation. ASTRID PIBER DIRECTOR and ARCHITECT - UNSTUDIO Astrid Piber is Director and Senior Architect at UNStudio, Amsterdam. She graduated from the Technical University Vienna and obtained a Master of Science in AAD at Columbia University, NY. She joined UNStudio in 1998, has been an Associate and member of its Management Team since 2006, and a partner since 2008. She have been responsible for the management and coordination of aesthetical, technical and commercial aspects of projects. During her reading she will give a broad insight about designing and collaborating within a design team; and will share her experience in high rise and complex projects built all around the world. ROBERT STEPHENS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR INHABIT GROUP ASIA PROF. YIMIN SUN SOUTH CHINA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY Professor Sun Yimin is the Executive Vice President at the School of Architecture in South China University of Technology since 2012. He received a doctor’s degree at the Harbin Institute of Technology and graduated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His experience and knowledge in the Chinese building design and especially in tall buildings will be shared during this evening. Sponsored by Stabiplan - Arup - Stichting Hoogbouw - AutodeskKoninklijke BAM Groep nv - TVVL - Techniplan Kind subscription is appreciated - by contacting: M.Turrin@tudelft.nl Flyer by Tim Beelen. Background image by Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Robert Stephens has over 15 years of façade construction experience in Asia. He is specialized in the design of lightweight twisted and double curved envelopes in high rise developments. He will share his experience and knowledge about the role the facade consultant plays in design of super high rise buildings and how the facade design is coordinated. He will illustrate this with a case study of a current project of a 500 meter tall tower in Dubai where Inhabit Group is currently working on.