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 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.

What Does Tall Building Innovation in 2021 Look Like? Find Out Here!

16 Feb 2021

One of the key words in CTBUH’s annual awards program is “Innovation.” What does Innovation in the fields of tall buildings and urban design look like in 2021? The winners of the 2021 Awards of Excellence provide a clear and diverse picture

Comment Requested on IPMS Area Measurement Standard Development Global Floor Area Measurement

12 Feb 2021

CTBUH has worked with the International Property Measurement Standards Coalition to come to an agreement on global standards for measuring floor area in buildings.

In Memoriam: Leslie E. Robertson, Chairman, CTBUH, 1985–1990

11 Feb 2021

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat mourns the loss of Leslie Earl Robertson, the CTBUH Chairman from 1985 to 1990, who died early Thursday, 11 February 2021.

2021 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference: Engineering and Construction Award of Excellence Winners Announced

9 Feb 2021

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat recognizes the extraordinary engineering and construction achievements of this year's tall building projects.

Completion of CTBUH Robotics Research Project

8 Feb 2021

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has completed a major research project entitled Robotics in Tall Building Construction, with funding kindly provided by Schindler. This research delves into the future of this promising field, identifying the incentives for, and obstacles to adoption by the construction industry.

Is Suburban High-Rise Development in the USA Good Enough?

4 Feb 2021, Online Event

Stephen Morales, Tom Bassett-Dilley, and Antony Wood discuss the current state of building development in Oak Park in a virtual webinar.

Tall + Urban Innovation Conference: Urban Habitat Award Winners Announced!

28 Jan 2021

CTBUH is pleased to announce the Urban Habitat Award of Excellence winners! This award acknowledges that the impact of a tall building is far wider than just the building itself, and recognizes significant contributions to the urban realm in connection with tall buildings.

2021 CTBUH China New Year Talk: Future City

22 Jan 2021, Shanghai

CTBUH China holds a New Year Talk focusing on the theme "future city."