Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Academic Programs & Collaborations
The Council collaborates in numerous academic activities, through its academic member institutes (see map below), and its Tall Building Academic & Teaching Committee.
CTBUH Academic Member Institutes

In addition to the academic programs CTBUH initiates, the Council is also supporting and collaborating with its Academic Institute Members on various academic initiatives, including architecture design studios, seminar courses, research projects, Master's theses, and PhD dissertations.

Use the global map below to see the academic institutes initiatives and collaboration with CTBUH on tall buildings and sustainable cities.

Search by Region / Insitute Name
For inquiries on CTBUH Academic Initiatives or interest in becoming a CTBUH Academic Institute Member, please contact Dr. Peng Du, CTBUH Academic Coordinator, at

Related Initiatives


Academic Outputs

Studio projects, Master's theses & PhD dissertations from Academic Member Institutes around the world


International Annual Student Design Competition

Global call for the best student design projects, with monetary award & stipend to attend CTBUH Conference

Annual Student Research Competition

Call for the most innovative student research proposals with funding & opportunity to attend CTBUH Conference

Annual Traveling Design Research Studio

Support a design research studio from an Academic Member Institute to travel abroad

CTBUH Research Division

Based at IUAV Italy, see research currently being undertaken in connection with CTBUH members and academic institutes globally

Previous Working Group

The Research, Academic and Postgraduate Working Group was active from 2010-2014 and drove forward several firmly established CTBUH initiatives