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.

Skybridges: Technical Guide, Data Report, and Journal Paper

12 Oct 2020

CTBUH has completed a major research project entitled "Skybridges: bringing the Horizontal into the Vertical Realm". The purpose of this research project is to succinctly capture the state-of-the-art in skybridge design.

CTBUH China Presents: Humanizing High Density: Sustainable Future Cities

17 Sep 2020, Shenzhen

Held at the 341-meter-tall Shenzhen Bay Tower 7, the conference, sponsored by Parkland, featured a myriad of presentations on optimizing wellness, comfort, and health in the built environment.

Key Takeaways from the First CTBUH Owner/Occupier Forum

3 Sep 2020, Online Event

Owner/occupiers from around the world gathered for an open discussion on the state of global real estate markets, evolving tenant demands, and the effects of COVID-19 on portfolio management and building occupancy.

The CTBUH Chicago Chapter Presents: Design at its Finest: In the Neighborhoods First

25 Aug 2020, Online Event

The CTBUH Chicago Chapter presents a virtual town panel discussion, where panelists will discuss inclusivity in design in the AEC industry.

Journal 2020, Issue III: Skybridges Special Issue

12 Aug 2020

This special issue features a glimpse of the CTBUH Research Project, “Skybridges: Bringing the Horizontal into the Vertical Realm,” a case study of Raffles City Chongqing, and more.

The Future of Advanced Manufacturing and Modular Construction

5 Aug 2020, Online Event

As the world rethinks what the future of construction looks like, a panel of global experts share approaches to construction automation, factorization, and modularization.

The CTBUH Seattle Chapter Presents: The Future of Commuting in the Puget Sound Region

30 Jul 2020, Online Event

The CTBUH Seattle Chapter convened a panel discussion investigating how individuals and companies will grapple with returning to work as Washington State moves into later phases of reopening.

CTBUH Webinar: Tall Building Design in Indonesia

30 Jul 2020, Jakarta

CTBUH presents a conversation about the design of tall building in Indonesia (note: Indonesian language program).

Statement Addressing Discrimination & Systemic Inequality in the AEC Industry

30 Jul 2020, Chicago

CTBUH announces the formation of an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) committee, which will facilitate the Council’s desire to foster a welcoming environment and promote a community of respect that honors the humanity of all.

CTBUH New York Chapter Presents: A Look at Greenpoint Landing Block D

28 Jul 2020, Online Event

The CTBUH New York Chapter examines Greenpoint Landing Block D, an in-progress residential complex on Brooklyn's East River waterfront. Panelists discussed how the construction process on the project, which broke ground in November of 2019, adapted during COVID-19.

CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter Presents: Uber Sky Tower: The Future of Space

23 Jul 2020, Online Event

What happens when we add vertical and three-dimensional travel to the speed of our urban experience? CTBUH Philadelphia conducts an in-depth look into the Uber Sky Tower.

Skybridges: Bringing the Horizontal into the Vertical Realm

2 Jul 2020, Shanghai

This symposium gathered many successful practitioners sharing their experiences and discussing the recreation of the urban realm in the sky through connections between buildings at height.

CTBUH Turkey Committee Presents: Future Design Trends in Construction

18 Jun 2020, Online Event

The CTBUH Turkey Committee presents a discussion on the implications of COVID-19 on the design of construction projects.

CTBUH UK Future Leaders Committee Presents: How Have We Adapted to Become Resilient During our Toughest Time?

17 Jun 2020, Online Event

The CTBUH UK Chapter hosts a discussion on how different industries have adapted and what they have learned during current challenging times

Tall Buildings + Urban Habitat – Volume 3 Available

17 Jun 2020

Get the third volume of this series exploring the world’s foremost skyscraper and urban innovations!