Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Tours & Visits
A number of visits and tours are conducted by the CTBUH each year. These range from building tours organized by the Council on behalf of CTBUH members to international city visits conducted by CTBUH leaders.

CTBUH, EMI Lead Emirates Tall-Building Study Trip
March 2014

Georges Binder, CTBUH Belgium Country Leader and Fellow and Managing Director, Buildings & Data SA, recently joined with Executive Master Immobilier to conduct a study trip on tall buildings to the United Arab Emirates.

Whirlwind Tour Stirs Up More Interest in Shanghai Conference
March 2014

On a second intensive journey inside six months, CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood traveled to China to make additional connections and develop further support.

CTBUH Canada Tours The L Tower, Toronto
February 2014

The CTBUH Canada chapter hosted a tour of The L Tower, the under-construction iconic residential building in the heart of Toronto’s downtown core.

CTBUH Staff Given Tour of AMA Plaza
December 2013

In keeping with its annual tradition, CTBUH staff enjoyed a tall-building tour of the newly remodeled AMA Plaza, the last building designed by Mies van der Rohe, as part of its holiday party.

Tongji University Students Visit Chicago
November 2013

“Towards Zero Carbon,” a collaborative design studio between Tongji University, CTBUH and the Illinois Institute of Technology, made a week-long visit to Chicago in November.

New York’s New Delirium
October 2013

In the city where the “death of the skyscraper” was proclaimed 12 years ago, today, nothing could be further from the truth. Daniel Safarik reports on his journey to investigate further, meeting with some of the developers behind the boom.

CTBUH Canada Given Inside Look at Aura Tower
October 2013

The CTBUH Canada chapter hosted a tour of Canada’s future tallest residential building, Aura, on October 29, 2013. When completed, the building will be 272 meters tall.

CTBUH Joins Launch of Mongolian Tower
October 2013

Editor Daniel Safarik attended and spoke at the launch of the Morin Khuur Tower at the Construction Mongolia 2013 Expo.

Four-City Tour Generates Strong Shanghai Conference Support
October 2013

A four-city tour, featuring meetings with more than 30 companies in 10 days, yields strong support for next year’s conference.

CTBUH Leaders Tour Ping An Tower
October 2013

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood and Trustee David Malott were treated to a high-octane tour of the under-construction Ping An Financial Center tower by its developer.

Tongji University Hosts CTBUH Lecture
October 2013

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood delivered a lecture to approximately 120 people at Tongji University, the CTBUH’s partner institution in China.

Young Professionals Tour Medical Tower Under Construction
September 2013

On September 12th, the CTBUH’s Young Professionals Committee was treated to a tour of the under-construction Northwestern Medicine Outpatient Care Pavilion.

CTBUH Canada Chapter Tours Hullmark Centre
August 2013

More than 40 people attended the Canada chapter’s first tall building tour, an under-construction mixed-use project in Toronto.

CTBUH Research Team Consults Prominent Demolition Experts
July 2013

Dario Trabucco of the CTBUH Research Team, involved in the Life Cycle Assessment of Tall Building Structural Systems research project funded by ArcelorMittal, visited Despe Spa on July 17.

ACME Plant Site Visit Furthers Recycling Knowledge
July 2013

The Life Cycle Assessment of Tall Building Structural Systems research team funded by ArcelorMittal, gained significant understanding of the steel recycling process after a meeting at the ACME Refining Plant.

CTBUH Gains Info on Concrete Recycling at Bluff City
July 2013

The CTBUH research team visited Bluff City Materials to gain a greater understanding of the amount of energy that goes into recycling concrete, along with the volume of concrete recycled on a daily, monthly, and yearly basis.

London Conference Technical Tours
June 2013

On the third day of the Conference, 11 technical tours of iconic and well-known London buildings and two city tours hosted by Peter Rees were made available to Conference delegates.

CTBUH Visits Gerdau Ameristeel Facility
June 2013

The CTBUH research team traveled to the Gerdau Ameristeel Facility to gain more information regarding the steel to be analyzed in the Life Cycle Assessment of Tall Building Structural Systems research project funded by ArcelorMittal.

CTBUH Researchers Tour MBL Recycling Plant
June 2013

The CTBUH research team made a visit to MBL Recycling to gather more information for the Life Cycle Assessment of Tall Building Structural Systems research project, funded by ArcelorMittal.

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