Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

CTBUH Resource Center

The Resource Center, housed at CTBUH Headquarters at the Illinois Institute of Technology, is focused on obtaining every book, conference proceeding and report published in the field of tall buildings.

For the complete list of books and publications held in the CTBUH Resource Center, view the current
Library Catalogue.

The Council would like to thank the following people for their recent donations to the CTBUH Library:

October 2014

Russ Timpson, Horizonscan donated the book:
GALEA, E.R. (ED.) 2014. Tall Building Fire Safety Conference 2014, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference.

 September 2014

Prof. Viktor Generalov and Prof. Elena Generalova, Samara State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering donated the book:
высотные жилые здания и комплексы. Сингапур. Опыт Проектирования и строительства высотного жилья (High-rise Residential Buildings and Complexes in Singapore. Design and Construction of High-rise Housing).

Prof. Mehmet Halis Günel and Dr. Hüseyin Emre Ilgin, Middle East Technical University donated the book:
GÜNEL, M. & HÜSEYIN, E. 2014. Tall Buildings: Structural Systems and Aerodynamic Form.

June 2014

Prof. He Jingtang, South China University of Technology donated the book: 
. 2010. He Jintang: Architectural Design.

Huang Huiyong, Guangzhou Pearl River Tower Properties Co., Ltd. donated the book: 

March 2014

Prof. Huang Yiru,
Tongji University donated the book:
YU, B. (ED.) 2013. Vertical Cities Asia International Design Competition & Symposium. Everyone Ages.

February 2014

Jason Pomeroy, Pomeroy Studio donated the book:
POMEROY, JASON. 2014. The Skycourt and Skygarden: Greening the Urban Habitat.

Saskia Sassen, Columbia University donated the book:
SASSEN, SASKIA. 2014. Cities in a World Economy.

January 2014

Massimiliano Fanzaga,
Permasteelisa Group
donated the book:
PERMASTEELISA. 2013. Airport Terminals.

December 2013

John Oharenko,
Berkadia Commercial Mortgage LLC
donated the book:
OHARENKO, J. 2013. Combat Investor: Real Estate Investment Warfare Guide.

November 2013

Prof. Li Linxue and Dr. Wang Zhendong kindly presented CTBUH with the following:
A rare Chinese Ink Brush set

Wang Wuren, Dr. Luo Nengjun, and Liu Feng, CITIC kindly presented CTBUH with the following:
A rare Chinese scroll painting

Judith Dupre donated the book:
DUPRE, J. 2013. Skyscrapers: A History of the World’s Most Extraordinary Buildings.

Moshe Zur,
  Moshe Zur Architects & Town Planner donated the book:
MOSHE ZUR. 2013. Moshe Zur Architects & Town Planner.

Wiliam Chilton, Pickard Chilton donated the book:
CROSBIE, M. 2013. Devon: The Story of a Civic Landmark. 

October 2013

Shao Weiping,
Beijing Institute of Architectural Design donated the books:
WEIPING, S. 2009. Works Collection of Beijing Institute of Architectural Design, 1949-2009.
BIAD (ed.) 2011. Beijing Institute of Architectural Design.

Mic Patterson, Enclos donated the book:
PATTERSON, M. 2011. Structural Glass Facades and Enclosures.

August 2013

Hamid Naderi,
International Code Council donated the books:
INTERNATIONAL CODE COUNCIL. 2013. Engineering Guide: Fire Safety for Very Tall Buildings.

Jay Pridmore donated the book:
PRIDMORE, J. 2013. Building Ideas: An Architectural Guide to the University of Chicago

July 2013

Ajla Aksamija
donated the book:
AKSAMIJA, A. 2013. Sustainable Façades: Design Methods for High-Performance Building Envelope.

Stéphanie Vetter, EPADESA donated the book:
CHABARD, P. & PICON-LEFEBVRE, V. (2013) La Défense a Dictionary

June 2013

Victor Generalov,  Samara State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering, donated the book:
GENERALOV, V. (2009) Особенности проектирования высотных зданий (Features of High-rise Buildings).

Elena Giacomello,  IUAV, Venice donated the books:
GIACOMELLO, E. (2011) Un suolo artificiale: il ruolo dell'acqua nella progettazione della copertura a verde. (Doctorate thesis at  University of Ferrara, Italy).
GIACOMELLO,E. (2012). Copertura a Verde e Risorsa Idrica. Implicazioni Tecnologiche e Benefici per L'ambiente Urbano (Green Roof and Water Resources. Technological Implications and Benefits for the Urban Environment).

May 2013

Frank Wassenberg, Delft University of Technology donated the book:
WASSENBERG, F. (2013) Large Housing Estates: Ideas, Rise, Fall and Recovery.

April 2013

Ken Shuttleworth,  make Architects, London, donated the book:
MAKE ARCHITECTS (2011). MAKE Ninth Annual Review.

February 2013

Grant Sullivan donated the books:
BROADHURST, R. (ed.) 2006. Richard Meier Museums.
BENINI, D. 1998. Dante O. Benini: Intuition and Precision/Intuizione E Rigore.
GRAFFIN, E. 2011. Buildings of the World - 75 Architectural Wonders that Amaze, Inspire, and Intrigue.