Aglaya – Residential tower Suurstoffi, Rotkreuz (Windengineering)

Client Zug Estates, Zug
Architects Ramser Schmid Architekten, Zürich
Planning 2016
Services CFD wind load determination
CFD wind comfort studies
Topics Structural mechanicsCFD-Simulation

A CFD simulation was used to determine the wind loads acting on the facade surfaces of the high-rise building. With the additionally performed wind comfort studies with statistical evaluation of the wind speeds, the balcony and first floor areas could be divided into comfort zones. In addition, the analysis provided information about the benefits of windbreak walls arranged in the corners.