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April 2014

CTBUH Brazil Launches Chapter in Joint Event
CTBUH Brazil held its inaugural event “Toward Sustainable Verticalism” at the Millennium Convention Center on April 8th. The event was jointly held with Fiabci/Brasil, the local branch of the International Real Estate Federation.

April 2014

Seed Funding Submissions Due May 12
The deadline for the 2014 CTBUH International Research Seed Funding program is rapidly approaching – May 12, 2014 is less than one month away.

April 2014

CTBUH Seeks Associate Database Editor
The CTBUH is seeking an associate database editor to work alongside the existing team on The Skyscraper Center: the world’s pre-eminent database of tall-building information.

April 2014

Awards: Submission Deadline Approaching – New Urban Habitat Award
The submission deadline for the CTBUH’s 13th Annual Awards – April 30, 2014 – is rapidly approaching including the new Urban Habitat Award.

April 2014

Creating an Iconic Building: The Design and Construction of Aspire Tower
Please join the CTBUH Qatar chapter at its regional meeting Wednesday, April 23 at the Torch Hotel, Aspire Zone, Doha. Guests will be treated to a special presentation “The Design and Construction of Aspire Tower,” by representatives from Six Construct.

April 2014

CTBUH Brazil – Towards Sustainable Verticalism
CTBUH Brazil and Fiabci/Brasil invite you to attend the launch of the CTBUH Brazil Chapter through the event “Towards Sustainable Verticalism,” covering the tall building industry’s push toward a more sustainable environment.

April 2014

CTBUH, EMI Lead Emirates Tall-Building Study Trip
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.

April 2014

Awards Jurors Announced; New Technical Jury Formed
The CTBUH Awards Jury, chaired by Jeanne Gang, has been announced, along with a new Technical Jury. Jurors include David Scott, Sir Terry Farrell, and more. Submissions for the 13th Annual Awards are due by April 30, 2014.

April 2014

Shanghai 2014: 300+ Already Registered
A third of all 1,000 delegates have registered, six months before the event itself. Register for the tall building event of the year today!

April 2014

Awards Submissions Now Rolling In
The 2014 CTBUH Awards program has received a steady stream of entries. Don't delay – the deadline is April 30.

March 2014

CTBUH Journal: Call for Papers
The CTBUH Journal invites the submission of abstracts, proposals and complete papers. This is an open call for research papers and case studies, with submissions peer-reviewed and selected on a rolling basis.

March 2014

CTBUH Australia Hosts Emerging Tech Breakfast in Brisbane
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.

March 2014

1 Week to Go to Shanghai Conference Early registration Deadline!
The early bird registration deadline for the tall building event of the year, the CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference, is approaching fast, with special discounted rates set to end on March 28th.

March 2014

Whirlwind Tour Stirs Up More Interest in Shanghai Conference
On a second intensive journey inside six months, CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood traveled to China to make additional connections and develop further support for new CTBUH research, the Council’s presence in Asia, and for the 2014 International Conference.

March 2014

CTBUH Staffs Up to Support Growth
In a continuing effort to support exciting new initiatives, the CTBUH is pleased to announce key promotions, hires, and opportunities for new members of staff.

March 2014

Trustees Meeting Reflects CTBUH’s Momentum
The CTBUH Board of Trustees met Feb. 28, setting the course for a number of strategic Council initiatives. Top billing was given to Chairman Timothy Johnson’s presentation of the Council’s Strategic Five-Year Plan.

March 2014

NFPA Releases Tall-Building Action Plan Guide
The National Fire Protection Association’s High-Rise Building Safety Advisory Committee, chaired by CTBUH City Representative James Quiter, has recently completed and published a new document, Guide for Developing Emergency Action Plans for All-Hazard Emergencies in High-Rise Office Buildings.

March 2014

Talking Tall: The New Context of Tall
On the occasion of receiving the overall Best Tall Building Worldwide award at the 12th Annual CTBUH Awards ceremony for Beijing’s CCTV Headquarters, Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten, OMA, sat for an interview with Daniel Safarik, CTBUH.

March 2014

YPC Hosts Roundtable Discussion: Hackable Cities and Work in the City
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's Young Professionals Committee hosted a roundtable discussion at the Chicago office of Thornton Tomasetti, which introduced the concept of "hacking" the built environment to create pragmatic, yet dynamic, augmentations to the city's existing buildings.

March 2014

Ron Klemencic Receives Honorary AIA Membership
Ron Klemencic, former CTBUH Chairman and Chairman and CEO of Magnusson Klemencic Associates (MKA) has received an honorary membership in the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

March 2014

Lehigh Library Receives Grant for CTBUH Archives
The Special Collections department of the Lehigh University Library has received a grant to catalog its portion of the archives of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, which was founded at Lehigh and remained there from 1969 to 2006.

March 2014

London Post-Conference Report Now Available
CTBUH is pleased to announce the availability of the 2013 CTBUH International Conference Post-Conference Report. The full-color, 74-page report covers the complete experience of the three-day “Height and Heritage” conference, held in London from June 11-13, 2013, including panels, presentations, social networking events and technical tours.

March 2014

CTBUH Canada Tours The L Tower, Toronto
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, on February 27, 2014.

March 2014

Call for Awards; Best Tall Buildings, New "Urban Habitat Award," and More
The 13th annual CTBUH Awards program is now open for entries, with a new category this year – the Urban Habitat Award, with a submission deadline of April 30, 2014.

March 2014

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

February 2014

Journal 2014 Issue I Now Published
The latest issue features papers on the Tree House Residence Hall, Skyscrapers and Skylines, Social Sustainability of High-Rises, Midcentury (un)Modern, and A Year in Review

February 2014

AAAS “Future of Cities” Symposium Sees Destiny in Density, and Much More
CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood, Trustee Bill Baker, and several academic experts on urban issues spoke at the American Association for Advancement of the Sciences Annual Meeting in a panel on “The Future of Cities: Dense or Dispersed?”

February 2014

2014 Shanghai Conference: More Sponsors Announced
We are pleased to announce these recently confirmed sponsors, with 70% of all sponsorship packages now claimed.

February 2014

CTBUH Helps CAF Answer "What Do You Mean by TALL?" with LEGOs
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.

February 2014

Leading Structural Engineering Firms Help the Council on LCA Research
Twelve of the world’s best-known structural engineering firms helped the CTBUH Research Team to perform a fundamental part of its LCA research project, “A Whole Life Cycle Assessment of the Sustainable Aspects of Structural Systems in Tall Buildings,” sponsored by ArcelorMittal.

February 2014

Join CTBUH Canada: L-Tower Tour
Join CTBUH Canada in the first of Its 2014 building and urban site tour series as the group visits the under construction L-Tower on February 27th.

February 2014

CTBUH to Set Tone at BOMA Suburban Chicago EXPO 2014
CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik will deliver the pre-EXPO keynote presentation: “Is Tall All? Aesthetic, urbanistic, and economic: Arguments for and against skyscrapers."

January 2014

CTBUH 3rd International Annual Student Design Competition Launched
ISA Architecture is sponsoring the Competition with $20,000 in prizes, including five winning students to attend the Shanghai Conference. Deadline: July 1

January 2014

CTBUH, IIT to Lead “Future of Cities” Symposium at AAAS Meeting
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.”

January 2014

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

January 2014

Join CTBUH at CAF for “What do you mean by TALL?”
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat is partnering with the Chicago Architecture Foundation to present: “What do you mean by TALL?” on the evening of February 19th, 2014.

January 2014

CTBUH 2014 Research Seed Funding - Call for Proposals
CTBUH is pleased to announce the "Call for Proposals" for its 2014 International Research Seed Funding made possible with the kind support of ECADI – culminating with an award of US$20,000 to be recognized at the CTBUH 2014 International Conference.

January 2014

“Towards Zero Carbon” High-Rise Design Studio Culminates in Final Review
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.

January 2014

CTBUH Announces Release of Research Roadmap for Tall Buildings
CTBUH has released The Roadmap on the Future Needs of Tall Buildings, in partnership with CIB and the UNESCO. The Roadmap identifies priority research topics and gaps in the field of tall buildings, acting as a guide to assist all those concerned with the typology in the necessary planning of future research and funding.

January 2014

Record Number of Abstracts Received
The submission deadline for abstracts – 17th January – has now passed. Submissions for a ‘reserve list’ are being accepted. We have received a record number of abstracts for consideration at the conference.

January 2014

2013 Tall Buildings Data Research Report
By all appearances, the small increase in the total number of tall-building completions from 2012 into 2013 is indicative of a return to the prevalent trend of increasing completions each year over the past decade.

January 2014

Final Notice: Shanghai 2014 Conference Abstracts due this Friday Jan. 17!
Please note that this Friday, January 17, 2014, is the deadline for submitting one-page abstracts for consideration for presentation at the CTBUH 2014 Conference in Shanghai, China.

January 2014

CTBUH Advisory Group Member Takes Up Presidency of SFPE
CTBUH Advisory Group member Carl F. Baldassarra, PE, FSFPE takes the office as President of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) for 2014.

January 2014

CTBUH Plays Major Role in New York Library Event
Join architectural historian Judith Dupré and renowned architects Adrian Smith and Rick Cook to explore the latest environmental innovations in skyscrapers at Supertall, Supergreen - Architectural Explorations in Books Series hosted by the New York Public Library.

January 2014

CTBUH 2014 Conference: First Sponsors Announced
We are pleased to announce the first confirmed sponsors for the Conference, including eight prominent tall building owner/developers. Half of all sponsorship packages available are now confirmed.


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