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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
The CTBUH Sri Lankan Chapter hosted the annual Colombo Forum, led by Mr. Shiromal Fernando.
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.
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!
This month we focus on one of CTBUH’s long-standing members: Arup
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.