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.
03 Feb 2016, Jersey City, United States
Last week, Perkins Eastman, developer China Overseas America, and Jersey City officials officially broke ground on 99 Hudson, a 76-story, nearly 800-unit condominium tower that is set to be New Jersey‘s tallest building. Read more.
02 Feb 2016, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Nakheel has awarded a contract to build the Palm Gateway triple tower and beach complex above the Palm Gateway monorail station. The developer said that work on the project is set to begin by the end of March. Read more.
02 Feb 2016, Toronto, Canada
Toronto Police are beginning to address the phenomenon of "rooftopping," which involves illegally climbing to the top of skyscrapers to capture vertigo-inducing pictures of the world below. Read more.
02 Feb 2016, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Since last June, a developer has resumed expansion of The Majestic, a five-star luxury hotel overlooking the riverfront. The expansion of the historic 1925 hotel will add a 25-story high-rise with an additional 353 rooms. Read more.
02 Feb 2016, Melbourne, Australia
A 95-meter wave-shaped tower could be added to the St. Kilda skyline in the near future. A developer has submitted a proposal for the striking tower, One St. Kilda Junction, to be built on a 2,336-square-meter site. Read more.
01 Feb 2016, Istanbul, Turkey
The International Labour Organization (ILO) has urged Turkish authorities to carry out a full investigation of the causes of a fatal elevator accident on the construction site of the Torun Center, which killed ten. Read more.
01 Feb 2016, London, United Kingdom
Renzo Piano’s proposed 254-meter-tall skyscraper in west London, dubbed the Paddington Pole, has been officially withdrawn from planning after receiving objections from members of the community. Read more.
01 Feb 2016, Tokyo, Japan
“Next Tokyo” proposes a development strategy that improves the bay’s preparedness for natural disasters, while also creating a mile-high residential tower and a new transit-oriented district. Read more.
01 Feb 2016, Los Angeles, United States
Construction on Ten Thousand, a 40-story luxury high-rise residential tower at the edge of Century City and Beverly Hills, is currently underway. It will feature 283 two- and three-bedroom residences. Read more.