CTBUH 2024 International Conference Planning is Off to a Running Start

CTBUH President Antony Wood meets with steering committee members in both London and Paris

In January, CTBUH President Antony Wood chaired the 2024 International Conference Steering Committee meetings held in both London and Paris.


The CTBUH 2024 International Conference Steering Committee in London at their first meeting.


On 18 January in London, held at the Turner & Townsend alinea's "town hall" space in 1 New Change, and nestled in the inspiring backdrop of St. Paul's Cathedral, the enthusiasm and active participation of over 40 colleagues came together at the inaugural meeting of the local steering committee. Focused on the conference's theme "New or Renew," the meeting covered crucial topics such as potential keynote speakers, off-site programs, and the venue for the opening networking reception. The participation was truly appreciated and shows that this will be one of the best conferences yet to come.

2024 International Conference Steering Committee in London participants included representatives from across the industry:

Adamson Associates, AHMM, Aliaxis, Alison Brooks Architects, Allies and Morrison, Arney Fender Katsalidis, Arup, BVNUK, Cast Connex, CBRE Group, Charles Russell Speechlys, Core Five, Cundall Johnston & Partners, Eckersley O'Callaghan, Eric Parry Architects, Foster + Partners, Grimshaw Architects, Hilson Moran, JRMI, KPF, Make Architects, Mott MacDonald, Multiplex, Pell Frischmann Consultants, PLP Architecture, Pre Con Vision, RSHP, Semper Fire Engineering, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Thornton Tomasetti, Turner & Townsend alinea, Windtech Consultants, WSP, and Zaha Hadid Architects.

A special thanks to Turner & Townsend alinea for graciously hosting this milestone event. 




The inaugural meeting for the CTBUH 2024 International Conference Steering Committee in Paris.


Following the successful meeting of the London steering committee, the focus shifted to the vibrant city of Paris, where on 23 January, Dr. Wood chaired approximately 20 CTBUH France colleagues gathered for the inaugural Paris Steering Committee meeting. The gathering took place at Cro&Co Architecture/CroMe Studio, which kindly hosted the group. During the meeting, discussions centered around vital conference details, including plans for the one-day Paris leg, keynote speakers, and venue considerations.

2024 International Conference Steering Committee in Paris participants included representatives from across the industry: 

Archetype Group, Ariane Dienstag sas, ArtBuild, Bouygues Immobilier, Bureau D'Etudes Greisch, Cro&Co Architecture/CroMe Studio, Design Box, Hardel le Bihan Architectes, Kone Industrial Ltd, KOZ Architectes, NAME architecture, Otis Elevator Co.Saguez & Partners, Setec tpi,  SRA Architectes, Terrell Group, and Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield.

A special thanks to the dedication of CTBUH France Chapter leader, Ariane Dienstag in her efforts for the Paris program. 

In the days after, tours were held of Trinity Tower, the CTBUH 2022 Best Tall Building, Office Winner, alongside visits to other notable tall buildings in La Défense and in central Paris including the iconic Montparnasse Tower with its breathtaking rooftop views, reaffirming the architectural marvels that Paris boasts.


As CTBUH continues to navigate the intricate details of the conference, the engagement and commitment of our partners and colleagues propel us forward. Together, we are shaping an event that promises to be both insightful and groundbreaking. Thank you to everyone involved for their dedication and contributions to the future success of the CTBUH 2024 International Conference, "New or Renew: Addressing the Density Dilemma" 23-27 September, London & Paris.

We look forward to sharing more details with our members in the upcoming months.


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