Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
 

BUILDING TALL – SKYSCRAPER LECTURE SERIES

Date:

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 16

Location: Lecture Hall, Chicago Architecture Foundation, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

Details:
The Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) and the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) are pleased to organize a joint lecture series bringing together a diverse group of experts from architecture, engineering, urban planning, and real estate development to uncover everything from the physics to the financials of how skyscrapers work, and what the future holds for building tall. Each event will see four speakers provide rapid-fire presentations and a panel discussion related to a pertinent topic in the tall building world.

Taking place in Chicago, United States, these discussions will extend far beyond the events themselves, with the findings edited into a produced video that will be distributed globally.


Event:
Thursday, 16 March, 2017
Building Tall: How High Can We Go?

The first event, Building Tall: How High Can We Go?, kindly sponsored by thyssenkrupp, will gather four professionals from varying disciplines in the tall building industry to answer the question: what is realistically the tallest a skyscraper could be built and what are the influencing factors?


Cost: $20 public / $12 CAF & CTBUH members / $10 students

Panelists:
Architecture:

Gordon Gill,
Founding Partner,
Adrian Smith + Gordon
Gill Architecture


Technologies:

Ian Smith,
Vice President of Special Projects,
thyssenkrupp

Engineering:

Richard Tomasetti,
Consultant & Founding Partner,
Thornton Tomasetti



Trends & Criteria /
Event Moderator:

Antony Wood
,
Executive Director,
CTBUH

AIA Credit:
1

Brochure: Click here to download brochure.

Register: Click here to register.

First Event Sponsor:

Organizers:      
See information on all Building Tall Lecture Series