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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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Brighton’s Vertical Cable Car Tower Topped Out in 10 Weeks


01 Sep 2015, Brighton, United Kingdom

A 162-meter-tall observation tower being built in Brighton, UK, has reached its full height in just 10 weeks. The $72 million Brighton i360 project utilized an innovative construction method to achieve such speeds. Read more.

Condo Project Aimed at Students Set to Launch in Ottawa


01 Sep 2015, Ottawa, Canada

Capital Hall Condominiums, a new student housing complex, is set to launch September 28, when a local developer will hold its VIP launch for one of two student residence towers at 101 Champagne Avenue South. Read more.

Owners of Melbourne’s Windsor Hotel Battle for Tower Permit Extension


01 Sep 2015, Melboune, Australia

A last-ditch bid to prevent the closure of Melbourne's Windsor Hotel has been made to Victoria's Planning Tribunal by the owners of the 19th-century building who claim they don't have enough time to redevelop the site on existing permits. Read more.