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 Seattle Presents: Tour of Third & Battery

17 Jan 2024, Seattle

The CTBUH Seattle Chapter organized a tour of the 3rd and Battery project in Seattle on Jan 17th as an educational event for the chapter board and future leaders. Located in downtown Seattle, this 15-story, 112-unit residential project is more than just Seattle's greenest apartment building and the world's first net zero apartment high-rise. 303 Battery (aka Third & Battery) also represents the innovative and tenacious spirit of its design team.

CTBUH Chicago Chapter at BuiltX

17 Jan 2024, East Chicago

Several times a year, the Master of Science in Executive Management for Design and Construction (EMDC) program hosts Northwestern’s Built Environment Exchange (BuiltX) - an idea forum and networking event for members of the built environment – which benefits both EMDC students and professionals working in the built environment. In partnership with CTBUH Chicago, the January 17 event will feature the panel discussion, “Reactivating the Loop.”

MTBVU 2023 Fall Program

16 Jan 2024

In its second successful year, the Masters of Tall Buildings and Vertical Urbanism (M.TBVU), a collaboration between the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), had an enrollment of 13 students in the Fall 2023 semester design studio, as well as 28, and 35 students in the elective courses of Talking Tall I, and Tall Building Technologies I, respectively.

CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter Cocktail Reception at West Tower/Avira at Schuylkill Yards

11 Jan 2024, Philadelphia

Join the CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter for their first event of 2024, a networking reception and design briefing hosted by Paul Commito, Senior Vice President of Development at Brandywine Realty Trust.

CTBUH NYC Chapter Presents: Winter Social

10 Jan 2024, New York City

This event is now Sold Out. Save the date and join the CTBUH NYC Chapter for their first social event of the year! Enjoy a networking opportunity and learn more about the initiatives planned for 2024.

REFRAMED: The Future of Cities in Wood

25 Apr-7 Jan 2024, Chicago

On view through October 2023, "REFRAMED: The Future of Cities in Wood" tells the story of building with mass timber and features architectural models of mass timber projects from around the world, from public spaces to office buildings and adaptive reuse to new construction. REFRAMED is co-curated by the Chicago Architecture Center and the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat and presented by the Softwood Lumber Board.

CTBUH Sri Lanka Presents: Colombo Forum 2023

14 Dec 2023, Colombo

The CTBUH Sri Lankan Chapter hosted the annual Colombo Forum, led by Mr. Shiromal Fernando.

Tall Timber, A Revolution in the Building Industry

11 Dec 2023, Oak Park

Join CTBUH at the Nineteenth Century Charitable Association for their enrichment series featuring CTBUH Director of Research and Thought Leadership, Daniel Safarik. Free and open to the public. Zoom attendance is also available at link in the description.

CTBUH UK Chapter Presents: End of Year Celebration & 2024 'New or Renew' Conference Launch

7 Dec 2023, London

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat invites you to join them at the NLA London Centre on Thursday 7th December for a night full of festivities. Come and enjoy celebrating the end of 2023, and hear about exciting projects and initiatives in store for 2024. Spaces limited - RSVP by 27 November to secure your place!

Member Focus: Arup

5 Dec 2023

This month we focus on one of CTBUH’s long-standing members: Arup

2023 Fazlur R. Khan Distinguished Lecture Series

4 Dec 2023, Bethlehem

Lehigh University's Fazlur R. Khan Distinguished Lecture Series, co-sponsored by the Departments of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Art, Architecture & Design, honors Dr. Fazlur Rahman Khan's legacy of excellence in structural engineering and architecture.

CTBUH 2023 Asia Conference Summary

1 Dec 2023

The first annual CTBUH 2023 Asia Conference, "The Future of High-Density Cities in Asia: Regenerative, Intelligent, and Human-Centric,” occurred in Hong Kong on 14-15 November and in Shenzhen on 16-17 November.

CTBUH UK Chapter Presents: How Tall is Tall in Timber in the UK? Challenges, Current Trends, and Future Prospects

23 Nov 2023, London

Join cross industry experts as they delve into the potential for pushing the boundaries of sustainable timber buildings, draw insights from successful examples in other European markets and uncover the critical factors that impact the height limitations of timber buildings in the UK.

UK Chapter Hybrid Working Group Roundtable Summary

21 Nov 2023

The UK Chapter Hybrid Working Group has summarized their findings from a 2023 Survey and roundtable discussion on the changing nature of the urban workspace to help inform developers, designers and other industry leaders in the challenges and opportunities of hybrid working.

CTBUH 2023 Regional Conferences

14-17 Nov 2023

In tandem with the launch of three regional hubs across our entire network, regional conferences representing CTBUH Americas, CTBUH Europe, and CTBUH Asia will kick off this spring and serve as the primary annual gathering of these groups.