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.

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.

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.

2021 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference: Initial Speakers Announced

10 Mar 2021

CTBUH is pleased to confirm the initial set of speakers, representing some of the more than 160 projects contending for overall category recognitions in the CTBUH Awards program, with more announcements on the way.

Council Releases CTBUH Journal 2021, Issue I

8 Mar 2021

In this issue, kindly sponsored by Schindler, CTBUH delves into the future of robotic construction of tall buildings, including a debate on how many construction jobs worldwide will “go robotic.”

CTBUH Florida Chapter Presents: Timber on the Rise, from Paris to Miami

4 Mar 2021, Online Event

The CTBUH Florida Chapter held a webinar that reviewed a case study on the Bruneseau Seine tower in Paris and the current state of research in wood construction in Miami.

2021 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference: 10 Year Award Winners Announced

3 Mar 2021

CTBUH presents the winning projects of the 10 Year Awards of Excellence in the 2021 Awards Program.

The Wood Family Pyra-gloo (Pyramid Igloo), Oak Park

1 Mar 2021, Oak Park

A video detailing the fun construction process of the “Pyra-gloo” (pyramidal igloo) constructed by CTBUH CEO Antony Wood and his family at their home in Oak Park, outside Chicago.

Quarterly Digital Journal Now Available to Members

25 Feb 2021

Members will now receive an email when the Digital Journal is available each quarter. All you need to do is log into your member account and click on “My Downloads."

2021 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference: Renovation & Interior Design Award of Excellence Winners Announced

23 Feb 2021

CTBUH is pleased to highlight the winning projects of the Renovation & Interior Design Awards of Excellence in the 2021 Awards Program.

CTBUH Chicago FLC Presents: Al Wasl Plaza

18 Feb 2021, Online Event

The CTBUH Chicago Future Leaders Committee held an informative virtual presentation on the Al Wasl Plaza on 18 February, 2021.

CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter Presents: Building Tall & Going Deep in the San Francisco Bay Area

16 Feb 2021, Online Event

The CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter hosts a virtual seminar on the challenges of building tall in the San Francisco Bay Area.