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 Comments on NIST WTC7 Collapse Report

Oct 2008, Chicago

The CTBUH Comments on the “Structural Fire Response and Probable Collapse Sequence of World Trade Center Building 7 August 2007” Prepared and Issued by NIST.

Tall Buildings and Sustainability Working Group Update

Oct 2008, Chicago

The Working Group have announced the chapter plan for a 200-page, richly illustrated book, entitled the ‘CTBUH Guide to Sustainabilty for Tall Buildings in Urban Environments’.

Sustainability Working Group - 2nd Meeting

2 Oct 2008, Chicago

Discussions at this meeting centered on the creation of a significant new publication “The CTBUH Guide to Sustainability for Tall Buildings in Urban Environments.”

Chris Abel Presentation at IIT: Foster in China

Oct 2008, Chicago

Eminent academic and author Chris Abel presents a detailed overview of the Chinese work of architecture firm Norman Foster and Partners.

CTBUH Tall Buildings and Sustainability Working Group Meeting

1 Aug 2008, Chicago

The meeting took place on August 1st, at the LEED Platinum rated Chicago Center for Green Technology and was attended by some of the world’s leading experts on tall buildings.

Recommendations for the Seismic Design Guide Released

Jun 2008, Chicago

CTBUH has released a guide on the recommendations for the seismic design of high-rise buildings setting out best practices.

Regional Tours, CTBUH 8th World Congress

2-6 Mar 2008, Dubai

Though much of the Congress was focused on Dubai, there was the opportunity for delegates to witness the incredible achievements of some of the other cities in the Middle East.

Social Networking Events, CTBUH 8th World Congress

2-5 Mar 2008, Dubai

There were many social networking opportunities at the Congress including a golf outing, networking lunches, and a grand dinner.

2008 Dubai 8th World Congress: Tall and Green

3-5 Mar 2008, Dubai

The Congress hosted presentations, seminars and workshops covering virtually every aspect of tall building development, with a particular emphasis on sustainability.

CTBUH 2008 Dubai Conference Platinum Sponsor

3-5 Mar 2008, Dubai

The Congress hosted presentations, seminars and workshops covering virtually every aspect of tall building development, with a particular emphasis on sustainability.

CTBUH 2008 Dubai Conference Gold+ Sponsor

3-5 Mar 2008, Dubai

The Congress hosted presentations, seminars and workshops covering virtually every aspect of tall building development, with a particular emphasis on sustainability.

CTBUH 2008 Dubai Conference Gold Sponsor

3-5 Mar 2008, Dubai

The Congress hosted presentations, seminars and workshops covering virtually every aspect of tall building development, with a particular emphasis on sustainability.

CTBUH 2008 Dubai Conference Silver Sponsor

3-5 Mar 2008, Dubai

The Congress hosted presentations, seminars and workshops covering virtually every aspect of tall building development, with a particular emphasis on sustainability.

CTBUH 2008 Dubai Conference Bronze Sponsor

3-5 Mar 2008, Dubai

The Congress hosted presentations, seminars and workshops covering virtually every aspect of tall building development, with a particular emphasis on sustainability.

Cultural Tours, CTBUH 8th World Congress

3-5 Mar 2008, Dubai

Accompanying spouses and partners were able to experience the tourist side of Dubai by undertaking one of the three sightseeing tours organized each day.