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 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.

2021 CTBUH International Symposium: Polycentric Cities

27 May 2021, Chengdu

CTBUH China holds a symposium on the theme "polycentric cites."

CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter Presents: Exploring Innovative Trends Transforming the Built Environment

26 May 2021, Online Event

The CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter hosts an on-line symposium on exploring innovative trends that are transforming the built environment.

CTBUH Competitions Focus on Sustainability and the Future City

26 May 2021

Three opportunities provide students and professional researchers a chance to gain experience and critical industry support.

Moshe Safdie on the Evolution of “For Everyone a Garden” to Sky Parks

25 May 2021

The recipient of the 2020 CTBUH Lynn S. Beedle Lifetime Achievement Award shared the possibilities of dense urban vertical development and observations gleaned over the decades.

Wuren Wang Discusses the Importance of Understanding the Whole Lifecycle of Tall Buildings

25 May 2021

The recipient of the 2020 CTBUH Fazlur R. Khan Lifetime Achievement Award shared insights on challenges and innovations in the construction of tall buildings.

2021 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference

18-20 May 2021, Online Event

The annual CTBUH Tall + Urban Innovation Conference explores and celebrates the very best in innovative tall buildings, urban spaces, building technologies, and construction practices.

Two Titans of Architecture Pass Away

10 May 2021

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) mourns the loss of two leading architecture figures who left a huge impact on the tall building industry: Art Gensler and Helmut Jahn.

2021 Fazlur R. Khan Distinguished Lecture Series

15 Apr 2021, Online Event

The final lecture of Lehigh University's Fazlur R. Khan Distinguished Lecture Series, featuring P. Benson Shing, Professor, Dept .of Structural Engineering, UC San Diego, on 15 April.

CTBUH Toronto Future Leaders Committee Presents: The Future of Workspaces

7 Apr 2021, Toronto

The CTBUH Toronto Future Leaders Committee joins professionals from BDP Quadrangle to discuss the future of office spaces in high rise buildings.

2020 Student Research Competition Winner Announced

5 Apr 2021

Ziyue Gao led a team consisting of Yiling Ji, Elizaveta Blokhina, Chao Tang and Yining Jiang for their project: “Designing Biodiverse High-Rise Façade Microbiomes for Healthy Urban Environments.”

Tall Timber and the Future City

1 Apr 2021, Online Event

Antony Wood, CEO of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, delivers the keynote presentation, 1 April 2021, at the International Mass Timber Conference (IMTC), taking place online.

2021 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference: Lifetime Achievement Award Winners Announced

15 Mar 2021

Each year, the Council bestows two personal awards on individuals who have made a substantial impact on the tall building industry. In 2021, the Lynn S. Beedle Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded to Moshe Safdie. The Fazlur R. Khan Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded to Wuren Wang.