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 France Chapter Walking Tour: DUO Towers

1 Jul 2021, Paris

Imagined by architect Jean Nouvel (AJN), the DUO Towers embody a new urban breath and the desire for a new quality of city, inspired and shared. The DUO Towers (carried by Ivanhoe Cambridge Europe) will be a setting for a hotel on ten levels comprising 139 rooms, a restaurant, a bar with panoramic terrace, imagined and designed by Philippe Starck.

CTBUH 2021 Conference Series Launched

29 Jun 2021

After 18 months of virtual events and digital-only interactions, CTBUH is excited to return to an in-person format for its 2021 Conference Series!

2021 CTBUH Journal Issue II Available

23 Jun 2021

In connection with the 2021 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference, this special edition of the CTBUH Journal Issue II features a rich exploration of all aspects of the CTBUH Awards program, chronicling its evolution to present day.

CTBUH China Presents: Mixed-Use Community

17 Jun 2021, Hangzhou

CTBUH China holds a symposium on the theme "Mixed-Use Community“. The event is held at OōEli, Hangzhou.

CTBUH Canada Chapter Presents: Seismic Performance of Modular Steel Buildings

16 Jun 2021, Online Event

The CTBUH Canada Chapter hosts an online presentation on Seismic Performance of Modular Steel Buildings.

CTBUH Partners with Charles Russell Speechlys on Real Estate Research Report “Skyscraper vs Groundscraper”

28 May 2021

In conjunction with the CTBUH, Charles Russell Speechlys (CRS) has produced a market intelligence report that closely examines how the high-rise typology fits into real estate development in a post-pandemic world.

2021 CTBUH Tall + Urban Innovation Conference Event Report

27 May 2021

Connecting hundreds of delegates from 104 cities and 41 countries over three days of programming, the 2021 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference was a tremendous success, once again presenting the projects and individuals instrumental in building the cities of today and shaping the cities of tomorrow.

Mass Timber & Tall: What’s Driving it, and What’s Holding it Back?

27 May 2021

On 20 May 2021, a panel discussion entitled “Mass Timber & Tall: What’s Driving it, and What’s Holding it Back?” convened four tall timber experts at the 2021 CTBUH Tall + Urban Innovation Conference for a robust discussion, chaired by CTBUH CEO Antony Wood.

CTBUH China Presents: Polycentric Cities

27 May 2021, Chengdu

CTBUH China holds a symposium on the theme "polycentric cites". The event is held at Luxelakes Eco-city, Chengdu.

CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter Presents: Exploring Innovative Trends Transforming the Built Environment

26 May 2021, Online Event

The CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter hosts an on-line symposium on exploring innovative trends that are transforming the built environment.

CTBUH Competitions Focus on Sustainability and the Future City

26 May 2021

Three opportunities provide students and professional researchers a chance to gain experience and critical industry support.

Moshe Safdie on the Evolution of “For Everyone a Garden” to Sky Parks

25 May 2021

The recipient of the 2020 CTBUH Lynn S. Beedle Lifetime Achievement Award shared the possibilities of dense urban vertical development and observations gleaned over the decades.

Wuren Wang Discusses the Importance of Understanding the Whole Lifecycle of Tall Buildings

25 May 2021

The recipient of the 2020 CTBUH Fazlur R. Khan Lifetime Achievement Award shared insights on challenges and innovations in the construction of tall buildings.

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.