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.

AIA Chicago | Book Talk and Tall Building Trivia

16 Nov 2023, Chicago

The final AIA Chicago Third Thursday event of 2023 will celebrate tall buildings and present the opportunity to learn from the designers who achieved such feats. Hear from Thomas Leslie, FAIA, author of Chicago Skyscrapers, 1934-1986: How Technology, Politics, Finance & Race Reshaped the City, and participate in lively rounds of tall building trivia with the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH).

Hope as Homebase: Engineering the Obama Presidential Center’s South Side Vision

14 Nov 2023, Chicago

Roark Frankel, Director of Planning & Construction at the Obama Foundation and Ben Sexton, Senior Project Engineer at Thornton Tomasetti for a lively conversation about the vision, engineering, and design of the Obama Presidential Center. Hosted by CTBUH Chicago at the Chicago Architecture Center, the event will be available virtually, while the in-person event will include networking and refreshments.

CTBUH Germany Chapter Presents Tall & Safe: How we can protect our buildings from earthquakes and storms

14 Nov 2023, Munich

Join the CTBUH Germany Chapter for a lecture on the dangers posed to tall buildings by wind loads and seismic vibrations, and examine planning and technical options that offer protection against these hazards.

CTBUH Canada Presents: CIBC SQUARE Construction Tour

8 Nov 2023, Toronto

Join the CTBUH Canada Chapter for its next event - a construction tour of the CIBC SQUARE development located between Bay and Yonge, just south of Front St.

Member Focus: Langan

8 Nov 2023

This month we focus on one of CTBUH’s active members: Langan

CTBUH Philadelphia Presents: The Laurel Rittenhouse Design Briefing and Tour

7 Nov 2023, Philadelphia

Join CTBUH Philadelphia as the design team of the Laurel share their experience and perspective of challenges and solutions.

CTBUH 2023 Award Winners

1 Nov 2023

The winners of the CTBUH annual awards for best tall building worldwide, five regional categories, five height categories and a dozen other functional categories were announced on 18 October 2023 at the organization’s annual international conference, themed Humanizing High Density, in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

CTBUH Australia Presents: From Anthills to Labyrinths: Design Insights for a Zero Carbon Future

1 Nov 2023, Sydney

CTBUH Sydney invites you to join us as we reflect on the 2023 Annual Conference & the future of Urbanism with guest speaker Patrick Bellew.

CTBUH Canada Presents: Future Leaders Speed Mentoring

26 Oct 2023, Toronto

The CTBUH Canada Chapter is thrilled to host its inaugural Future Leaders Speed Mentoring Event. Join us for this exciting opportunity to meet amazing mentors and discover unique opportunities within the AEC industry.

CTBUH 2023 International Conference

16-21 Oct 2023, Singapore

The CTBUH 2023 International Conference, "Humanizing High Density—People, Nature & the Urban Realm," which will advance the fundamental premise that high-density urbanization can support healthy living, working, and civic and social engagement.

Global Leaders Convene to Discuss the New Values in Pursuit of Excellence

15 Oct 2023, Singapore

CTBUH leaders traveled to the 2023 International Conference in Singapore a day early to attend the Leaders Meeting on Sunday, 15 October for an afternoon of networking, organizational updates, and information sharing,

CTBUH Seattle Presents: First Light

12 Oct 2023, Seattle

The CTBUH Seattle chapter and future leaders committee presents a construction tour of First Light followed by a happy hour generously sponsored by Build Group.

Facades + Chicago

6 Oct 2023, Chicago

CTBUH is excited to partner with Facades + Chicago, the premier conference on high-performance building enclosures, presented by The Architect’s Newspaper. The day will be filled with invigorating presentations featuring speakers who are experts in the field of facades.

CTBUH 2023 Global Walking Tour: Cape Town

6 Oct 2023, Cape Town

Join CTBUH in Cape Town for their 2023 Global Walking Tour, starting at Battery Park, V&A Waterfront.

CTBUH UK Presents: Tour of 8 Bishopsgate

5 Oct 2023, London

Jointly hosted by the CTBUH Executive and Future Leader Committees, join us for a tour of 8 Bishopsgate and a new view of the City.