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The CTBUH Global News Archive is the primary place to get all the latest news on tall buildings, urban development and sustainable construction from around the world. The CTBUH also disseminates this information via our Monthly e-Newsletter, CTBUH Journal, and through books and reports. To view news for a certain category or time period, please use the links on the left side menu.

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One World Trade Center Observation Deck Opens in New York


02 Jun 2015, New York City, United States

One World Trade Center’s observation deck opened May 29, offering breathtaking sights from the nation’s tallest building. At 387 meters, it is now the highest observation deck in New York and third-tallest in North America. Read more.

World’s Tallest Wood Building Proposed in Paris


02 Jun 2015, Paris, France

Developers have announced a proposal for the world's tallest wood building in Paris. The carbon-neutral proposal, developed as part of the city’s Réinventer Paris competition, aims to alleviate the city’s urban housing challenges. Read more.

Tokyo Skyscraper Gets Vibration Control System


02 Jun 2015, Tokyo, Japan

A vibration control device to dramatically reduce shaking caused by long-period earthquake ground motion was shown to the media on Monday, June 1, after being installed in the 55-story Shinjuku Mitsui Building in central Tokyo. Read more.

Developers Design New Tech District for Miami


01 Jun 2015, Miami, United States

Developers have released a proposal for the Miami Innovation District, located in Miami's Park West neighborhood. The development is meant to catalyze the city into becoming "Florida's Silicon Valley." Read more.

KPF Submits Plan for 45-Story Tower next to Broadgate in London


01 Jun 2015, London, United Kingdom

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) has drawn up plans for a 45-story office and hotel building next to the Broadgate development in London. The 156-meter tower will replace the 1988 Bavaria House at 13-14 Appold Street. Read more.

New Tower Unveiled in Dubai’s Business Bay


01 Jun 2015, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Developers have proposed a new residential scheme in Business Bay, one of Dubai's most popular investment areas. The 23-story AG Tower overlooking the Dubai Water Canal will comprise 437 apartments aimed at business professionals. Read more.