Lecture, Central London, Thursday, 27 Apr 2023 - 18:00

The Future of Tall Buildings

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This lecture will explore the technologies that make tall buildings possible. With the current climate crisis in mind, what is the carbon footprint of a building, and how can it be reduced?

Finally, the lecturer will present some recent projects by Foster + Partners, and set out his vision for the future of tall buildings, the new technologies that are improving them, and the benefits they offer to society.

Roger Ridsdill Smith

Roger Ridsdill Smith


Roger Ridsdill Smith is the Head of Structural Engineering at global design firm Foster + Partners. 

He graduated in Engineering from Cambridge University and started...

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