Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

CTBUH Related Events

Whether it’s the CTBUH Annual Golf Outing, a Willis Tower stair climb, or a presentation at a tall building conference, the Council organizes and participates in a large variety of activities.

CTBUH Australia Hosts Emerging Tech Breakfast in Brisbane
March, 2014

The CTBUH Australia Chapter’s Brisbane Committee held the first of its Emerging Technologies Breakfast Seminars on Wednesday March 5th. More than 150 people attended the six presentations on 1 William Street, Brisbane.

YPC Hosts Roundtable: Hackable Cities and Work in the City
February, 2014

The CTBUH Young Professionals Committee held a roundtable discussion at the Chicago office of Thornton Tomasetti, which introduced the concept of "hacking" the built environment to create augmentations to the city's existing buildings.

CTBUH Helps CAF Answer "What Do You Mean by TALL?"
February, 2014

The CTBUH helped the Chicago Architecture Foundation launch its “Drinks + Design” adult-education evening program for 2014, by supervising and judging the designs of about a dozen teams of LEGO skyscraper builders.

AAAS “Future of Cities” Symposium Sees Destiny in Density
February, 2014

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood, Trustee Bill Baker, and several academic experts on urban issues spoke at the AAAS Annual Meeting on the panel
“The Future of Cities: Dense or Dispersed?”

CTBUH Canada Holds January Event: “Design, Cost and ROI”
January, 2014

At the beginning of its second year of existence, the CTBUH Canada chapter held its fifth event on January 23 at the University of Toronto Faculty Club. The subject was “Design, Cost and Return on Investment.”

“Towards Zero Carbon” Studio Culminates in Final Review
January, 2014

Thursday January 9th, 2014, marked the culmination of a semester of intense work for the students and tutors involved in the “Towards Zero Carbon,” a collaborative design studio undertaken by Tongji University.

CTBUH Launches Sri Lanka Committee
December, 2013

CTBUH launched its Sri Lanka committee at the Fourth International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management.

CTBUH S.F. Discussion on Livability/Walkability in Urban Design
October, 2013

CTBUH San Francisco held their 2nd public event with a panel discussion on Livability/Walkability in Urban Design. This is the
second event of a three-part series exploring density and community in relation to the built environment.

World Architecture Day Panel Debates Merits of “Factory-Made”
October, 2013

World Architecture Day 2013 provided numerous opportunities to consider skyscrapers from new angles. CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood led a panel focused on the exigencies of pre-fabrication and modular construction.

Qatar Meeting Focuses on Technological Advances
October, 2013

A regional meeting of the Qatar Chapter was held in Doha, Qatar. More than 60 people attended the event which was sponsored by Samsung C&T Corporation, one of the largest contractors and builders of numerous supertall towers.

CTBUH Canada Examines Urban Growth Pattern
September, 2013

The CTBUH Canada chapter hosted a presentation entitled “The GTA: A Region in Transition.” Presenter Iain Dobson, Real Estate Search Corp., gave an insightful overview of commercial construction across the Greater Toronto Area.

Atlantic Yards B2 – Modular on the Rise
July, 2013

It seems increasingly evident that 2013 will be remembered as The Year of Prefab in the tall-building community. At 32 stories, B2 promises to become the world’s tallest modular building, however briefly.

CTBUH Melbourne Committee Launches
July, 2013

At the end of July, the Melbourne City Representatives for the CTBUH held the inaugural event for the newly-formed Melbourne Committee.

CTBUH Launches Indonesia Chapter
July, 2013

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) launched its Indonesia chapter on July 5, at the site of the future Signature Tower. The event was hosted by PDW Architects and Signature Tower Jakarta, drawing more than 100 participants.

CTBUH Researchers Meet ACME
July, 2013

The CTBUH research team made a short trip to visit ACME Refining to collect more information regarding the energy involved in steel scrap and the processes employed in the scrap facility’s inputs and outputs.

CTBUH Thailand Chapter Launches
June, 2013

As part of a growing campaign of outreach in Southeast Asia, the CTBUH Thailand Chapter launched on the site of Thailand’s next tallest building, the MahaNakhon, in Bangkok, June 24.

Construction & Demolition Recycling Association Meeting
June, 2013

The CTBUH research team met with the Construction & Demolition Recycling Association to discuss details of the Life Cycle Assessment of Tall Building Structural Systems research project, funded by ArcelorMittal.

Young Professionals Committee Shanghai Tower Presentation
May, 2013

The designers of Shanghai Tower presented to a capacity crowd at the Chicago Architecture Foundation at an event hosted by the Young Professionals Committee. More than 150 people attended the detailed multidisciplinary presentation.

CTBUH San Francisco Holds Inaugural Event
May, 2013

The new San Francisco chapter of the CTBUH held its first public event on May 14 at Gensler headquarters, drawing more than 100 guests to a panel discussion on the future of the burgeoning South of Market Area.

Newly Formed CTBUH Canada Chapter Holds First Event
May, 2013

The first event organized by the new CTBUH Canada Chapter in Toronto drew more than 65 participants from across the tall building community.

CTBUH Researchers, Clark Construction Meet
March, 2013

The CTBUH research team met with Senior Project Manager Chris Phares of Clark Construction Group to discuss details the Life Cycle Assessment of Tall Building Structural Systems research project funded by ArcelorMittal.

YPC Holds Student Workshop on Coast at Lakeshore East
March, 2013

The Young Professionals Committee hosted its first student workshop at the University of Illinois at Chicago on the Coast at Lakeshore East, covering the design and construction of the newest tower on Chicago's waterfront.

CTBUH Meets with ArcelorMittal Research Office
February, 2013

The CTBUH visited ArcelorMittal’s research offices to make progress on the research project “A Whole Life Cycle Assessment of the Sustainable Aspects of Structural Systems in Tall Buildings,” funded by ArcelorMittal.

Young Professionals Student Workshop on Vertical University
February, 2013

The Young Professionals Committee hosted a student workshop at the Illinois Institute of Technology on Roosevelt Tower, covering the architecture, structure and construction of the vertical university in downtown Chicago.

Key Stakeholders Meet to Launch Life Cycle Research Project
January, 2013

The Structural Engineering Peer Review Panel for the ArcelorMittal funded “A Whole Life Cycle Assessment of the Sustainable Aspects of Structural Systems in Tall Buildings” research project met in Chicago for the first time.

Qatar Chapter Meeting Focuses on Facades
January, 2013

More than 50 people gathered for 2013's first regional meeting of the Qatar Chapter of the CTBUH in Doha. The event was held at Mövenpick Tower & Suites and sponsored by Gartner Steel and Glass GmbH.

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