CTBUH News

Starting with the most recent coverage, CTBUH News reports on the Council's initiatives and activities, including chapter, committee, and other leader activity; research project updates; data study outputs; publication launches; award announcements; signboard ceremonies; conference and event reports; and more.

CTBUH Refutes Conspiracy Theories Regarding 9/11, and the Rejection of Science in Society

9 Sep 2021

Twenty years ago, the World Trade Center collapsed due to terrorist attacks on 9/11. We reject the promulgation of false information and affirm our support of the scientific evidence about the cause of the World Trade Center collapse.

CTBUH Study Reviews 30 Years of Data

8 Sep 2021

This data study explores tall building development, visualizing how many of the world’s tallest buildings were built since 2001 and the shifts in geographic growth of tall buildings, among other data. Was 9/11 a catalyst for skyscraper growth? Read more.

CTBUH China Presents: Near-Ground Spaces in and between Tall Buildings

29 Jul 2021, Shanghai

CTBUH China holds a symposium on the theme "Near-Ground Spaces in and between Tall Buildings“. The event is held at Xintiandi, Shanghai.

CTBUH Expands Executive Leadership to Increase Impact of Council

28 Jul 2021, Chicago

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat recently announced a transformational new organizational structure, a recommitment to thought leadership and research for future cities, new opportunities for member engagement, and a major expansion in leadership.

CTBUH Seeking Applications and Nominations for Chief Executive Officer

21 Jul 2021, Chicago

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat welcomes applications and nominations for its next Chief Executive Officer.

CTBUH Poised for Growth: New Volunteer Opportunities and Leadership Changes

21 Jul 2021, Chicago

CTBUH would like to tell you about a pivotal new model for the organization that is more member-driven and offers greater opportunities for a broader range of members to make a meaningful difference in the Council’s activities.

CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter: Walking Tour of University City

15 Jul 2021, Philadelphia

Join the CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter on a walking tour of University City. The tour will be followed by a networking event at Sunset Social atop Cira Green. Come out for some in-person networking and catch-up with colleagues! This program will be submitted for AIA credit. Sponsorship opportunities are available now.

CTBUH France Chapter Walking Tour: DUO Towers

1 Jul 2021, Paris

Imagined by architect Jean Nouvel (AJN), the DUO Towers embody a new urban breath and the desire for a new quality of city, inspired and shared. The DUO Towers (carried by Ivanhoe Cambridge Europe) will be a setting for a hotel on ten levels comprising 139 rooms, a restaurant, a bar with panoramic terrace, imagined and designed by Philippe Starck.

CTBUH 2021 Conference Series Launched

29 Jun 2021

After 18 months of virtual events and digital-only interactions, CTBUH is excited to return to an in-person format for its 2021 Conference Series!

2021 CTBUH Journal Issue II Available

23 Jun 2021

In connection with the 2021 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference, this special edition of the CTBUH Journal Issue II features a rich exploration of all aspects of the CTBUH Awards program, chronicling its evolution to present day.

CTBUH China Presents: Mixed-Use Community

17 Jun 2021, Hangzhou

CTBUH China holds a symposium on the theme "Mixed-Use Community“. The event is held at OōEli, Hangzhou.

CTBUH Canada Chapter Presents: Seismic Performance of Modular Steel Buildings

16 Jun 2021, Online Event

The CTBUH Canada Chapter hosts an online presentation on Seismic Performance of Modular Steel Buildings.

CTBUH Partners with Charles Russell Speechlys on Real Estate Research Report “Skyscraper vs Groundscraper”

28 May 2021

In conjunction with the CTBUH, Charles Russell Speechlys (CRS) has produced a market intelligence report that closely examines how the high-rise typology fits into real estate development in a post-pandemic world.

2021 CTBUH Tall + Urban Innovation Conference Event Report

27 May 2021

Connecting hundreds of delegates from 104 cities and 41 countries over three days of programming, the 2021 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference was a tremendous success, once again presenting the projects and individuals instrumental in building the cities of today and shaping the cities of tomorrow.

Mass Timber & Tall: What’s Driving it, and What’s Holding it Back?

27 May 2021

On 20 May 2021, a panel discussion entitled “Mass Timber & Tall: What’s Driving it, and What’s Holding it Back?” convened four tall timber experts at the 2021 CTBUH Tall + Urban Innovation Conference for a robust discussion, chaired by CTBUH CEO Antony Wood.