Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
 

Congress and Conference Videos
All the presentations given at CTBUH conferences are captured and hosted here, for continual professional development and educational purposes.

CTBUH Symposium "12th Annual Awards"
7 November, 2013

In its fourth year, the annual free Awards Symposium was held before the Awards Dinner & Ceremony. Twelve presentations were made from each of the winners of the Best Tall Building Awards, along with two Innovation Award winners, four Featured Finalists and Lifetime Achievement winners.

CTBUH 2013 International Conference, London
11-13 June, 2013

In the midst of two decades of unprecedented tall building development globally, Europe has increasingly embraced the skyscraper, even in cities traditionally seen as "anti-tall."

CTBUH Symposium "11th Annual Awards"
18 October, 2012

In its third year, the annual free Awards Symposium was held before the Awards Dinner & Ceremony. Nine presentations were made from each of the winners of the Best Tall Building Awards, along with two Featured Finalists and Lifetime Achievement winners. 

CTBUH Shanghai 2012 World Congress
Grand Hyatt Jin Mao, Shanghai, September 19-21, 2012

That the 21st Century will be the age of the Asian Skyscraper seems indisputable. Already, the past two decades have witnessed a major shift in tall buildings from west to east.

CTBUH Symposium "10th Annual Awards"
3 November, 2011

For the second year, the CTBUH has organized a free afternoon Awards Symposium to precede the annual Awards Ceremony & Dinner. Over 600 delegates heard special presentations from representatives of the regional award winning projects and Lifetime Achievement winners.

CTBUH Symposium "9th Annual Awards"
21 October, 2010

For the first time, the CTBUH organized an Awards Symposium preceding the annual Awards Dinner in 2010. Here, regional award winning projects are introduced by representatives from both the building owners and the architects, while lifetime award winners reflect upon their careers.

 CTBUH 2010 World Conference - Remaking Sustainable Cities in the Vertical Age CTBUH 2010 World Conference, Mumbai
3-5 February, 2010

On the theme of “Remaining Sustainable Cities in the Vertical Age”, speakers/video presentations include: William Baker (SOM), Charles Correa (Charles Correa Architects), Shri Ratnaker Gaikwad (MMRDA), and David Nelson (Foster + Partners).

CTBUH 2009 Conference, Chicago
Chicago, 22-23 October, 2009
There were 24 presentations over 8 sessions on the theme of "Evolution of the Skyscraper: New Challenges in a World of Global Warming and Recession". Speakers included: Mohamed Ali Alabbar of Emaar Properties, Mayor Richard M. Daley (City of Chicago), Steven Holl (Steven Holl Architects), Adrian Smith (AS + GG Architecture), Richard Tomasetti (Thornton and Tomasetti), and Eric Trump (Trump Organization).

CTBUH 8th World Congress in Dubai      CTBUH 8th World Congress, Dubai
3-5 March, 2008

954 delegates attended the Dubai Congress, on the theme of "Tall and Green: Typology for a Sustainable Urban Future". Over 100 videos captured from the conference include presentations by HE Hussain Nasser Lootah (Dubai Municipality),HE Mohamed Ali Alabbar (Emaar), Adrian Smith (AS + GG Architecture), Ole Scheeren (OMA), Ken Yeang (Llewelyn Davies Yeang).

CTBUH 2006 Chicago Conference CTBUH 2006 Conference, Chicago
October 25-26, 2006

The theme "Thinking Outside the Box: Tapered, Tilted, Twisted Towers" was addressed by many of the world's leading experts in architecture, engineering and construction, with over 35 videos captured from the conference. These include presentations by
Daniel Libeskind (Studio Daniel Libeskind), Patrik Schumacher (Zaha Hadid Architects), and Jeanne Gang (Studio Gang).