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Academic Journal of Architecture and Geotechnical Engineering, 2023, 5(4); doi: 10.25236/AJAGE.2023.050403.

The Role in Tall Building Design in Greening the City


Wanlu Wang

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Wanlu Wang

University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, United Kingdom


The relationship between tall buildings and urban greening has been one of the most relevant trends of the past few years, with tall buildings developing rapidly around the world in recent years in response to dramatic economic growth, urban population growth, and land use dilemmas. This paper not only describes the significance and impact of urban greening on the design of tall buildings but also explores the positive and negative impacts of tall building design on urban greening. It is easy to see that many factors influence urban greening in the design of tall buildings.As the technology of high-rise buildings is not yet very mature, they will inevitably have some impact on the surrounding environment, so it is necessary to analyze and discuss rationally from a perspective other than that of the high-rise building itself.This paper focuses on the interrelationship between the urban environment and tall buildings, and through this interrelationship, attempts to understand tall buildings from the perspective of the urban environment, and proposes some countermeasures against the negative impact of tall buildings on the urban environment. The contribution of this study is to promote and facilitate the completion of carbon-absorbing green tall buildings to slow down or even reduce global temperature rise and urban pollution.


tall buildings; urban greening; strengths and weaknesses

Cite This Paper

Wanlu Wang. The Role in Tall Building Design in Greening the City. Academic Journal of Architecture and Geotechnical Engineering (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 4: 20-27. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJAGE.2023.050403.


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