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 UK Chapter Presents: Talk & Tour of The Black & White Building

15 Aug 2023, London

Join the UK Chapter on Tuesday 15th August for a talk and tour of The Black & White Building, a statement of sustainable design principals and Central London’s tallest mass timber office building.

Talking Timber: Will Chicago Embrace Wooden High Rises?

9 Aug 2023, Chicago

Is Chicago, home of the Great Fire and stringent building codes, ready to embrace tall timber construction? Find out when our panelists get together to discuss local and regional precedents, structural research, and evolving codes and attitudes. This event is part of the Talking Timber lecture series, organized in conjunction with the Chicago Architecture Center’s mass timber exhibition, Reframed: The Future of Cities in Wood.

CTBUH India Presents Facade: A Roadmap to 2070 - Carbon Neutrality

28 Jul 2023, Mumbai

The CTBUH India chapter organized a façade-centric seminar with a central theme covering India’s targeted commitment of being a carbon neutral economy by the year 2070 and the role buildings will play in contributing towards the target.

CTBUH Seattle Future Leaders Presents: Skyglass Tower Tour and Happy Hour

26 Jul 2023, Seattle

Join the CTBUH Future Leaders Committee on a tour of Skyglass, an exciting new 31-story apartment tower in South Lake Union.

Willis Tower 50th Anniversary Panel

19 Jul 2023, Chicago

Chicago Architecture Center, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) are teaming up to celebrate Willis Tower’s 50th year with an evening panel of architecture & engineering experts. Hear from those who worked on the historic redevelopment and transformed the iconic building into what it is today.

CTBUH Chicago Chapter Presents: LaSalle Street Reimagined Redevelopment Presentation

18 Jul 2023, Chicago

Join the CTBUH Chicago Chapter to hear about how the City of Chicago’s LaSalle Reimagined initiative is revitalizing the LaSalle Street corridor in the Loop with mixed-income residential uses and other neighborhood-oriented amenities.

CTBUH Chicago FLC Presents: AS+GG Office Tour

29 Jun 2023, Chicago

Join the CTBUH Chicago Future Leaders Committee for a tour of the AS+GG office space in the Inland Steel building followed by as series of project presentations by emerging leaders at the firm. Space is limited and RSVPs are taken on a first come, first served basis.

CTBUH Australia Presents: Book Launch | Climate Emergency: Towards a more resilient urban habitat

28 Jun 2023, Sydney

CTBUH Australia is proud to host the book launch of Biourbanism and Delivering on the Climate Emergency. These significant publications address designing for the age of climate change and the drive towards a net zero carbon built environment. Please join us for drinks and canapes as we hear from the authors Adrian McGregor and Phil Oldfield along with an influential lineup of speakers for a panel discussion.

CTBUH Steel-Timber Research Trip in Sweden & Finland

23 Jun 2023

From 9-16 May 2023, members of the team executing the Future Potential of Steel-Timber Hybrid Buildings research project traveled to Sweden and Finland to engage directly with stakeholders of key steel-timber hybrid high-rise projects, and to promote the research at a prominent timber industry conference.

CTBUH Turkey FLC Presents: Sustainable Design

21 Jun 2023, Ankara

Join the CTBUH Turkey Future Leaders Committee at Atak Engineering for their first event in Ankara, a panel discussion on sustainable design.

CTBUH Chicago Chapter Presents: Site Tour - 1000 M

15 Jun 2023, Chicago

Join the CTBUH Chicago Chapter for a hard-hat site tour of 1000 M, a new luxury apartment tower in South Loop, Chicago.

CTBUH NYC Presents: The Spiral, 66 Hudson Yards

15 Jun 2023, New York City

Join the CTBUH New York City Chapter for a networking reception and project presentation of The Spiral, 66 Hudson Yard.

CTBUH President Returns to China, Speaking in Four Cities and Sitting on International Design Competition Jury

14 Jun 2023

In early June 2023, CTBUH President Dr. Antony Wood and CTBUH Asia Regional Director Dr. Peng Du traveled to China and spoke at events in four cities: Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Wuxi, and Shanghai. At each event, the CTBUH mission and upcoming CTBUH conferences in Asia were introduced, and Wood gave a presentation on "10 Principles for a New High Rise Architecture."

CTBUH UK Future Leaders Presents: An Evening of Networking on the Southbank

13 Jun 2023, London

Join the CTBUH Future Leaders Committee for a networking event on the Southbank overlooking the London City, the Thames and Tate Modern. The FLC have booked an area of the Founders Arms from 6.30pm on 13th June for networking with other members of the future leader community.

CTBUH President Antony Wood sits on Jury for the Wanshan Lake Eco-Tech City International Design Competition

9 Jun 2023

On 9 June 2023, CTBUH President Antony Wood sat on the jury panel for the Wanshan Lake Eco-Tech City International Design Competition in Wuxi, as part of his 10-day trip across four cities in China.