The below is an archive of CTBUH initiatives and activity. Organized reverse-chronologically, the archive includes conference and event reports; chapter, committee and other leader activity; research project updates; data study outputs; publication launches; award announcements; signboard ceremonies; and much more.
The CTBUH India Chapter hosts its first online event, which addresses post-pandemic urban design. Speakers investigate the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on the city of Mumbai, including addressing development as it impacts urban slums.
Scott Duncan, Partner, SOM and Shonn Mills, Global Director—High-Rise, Ramboll Group have joined the CTBUH Board of Trustees, the organization’s highest-level decision-making body.
CTBUH Florida hosts a virtual panel, which features experts addressing resilience in South Florida.
In 2012, CTBUH published a research paper titled Tallest 20 in 2020: Era of the Megatall – The Projected World’s Tallest 20 Skyscrapers in the Year 2020. The CTBUH Research and Editorial teams reviewed the projections we made in 2012, the assumptions that guided them, and the roller-coaster reality of what has come hence.
In this issue, review the dominant trends behind the 2020 Award of Excellence Winners, learn how the tall building industry is preparing for the new future of unmanned flying vehicles, and more!
The CTBUH Canada Future Leaders Committee is excited to announce its next event - a presentation on Fire Dynamics in Large Open Timber Structures given by Professor John Gales from York
The CTBUH Chicago Chapter held for a panel discussion focused on the latest Chicago Building Code Modernization as it relates to high-rise building design.
The CTBUH Scandinavia Future Leaders Committee presents an engaging presentation on the newest, state-of-the-art tall timber buildings, and the innovations that have made them possible.
This issue features the 2019 Year in Review, showing how 2019 was another record year for supertall buildings. Check out the Tall Building 2020 Predictions, a case study on Tianjin CTF Finance Centre, and more.
The CTBUH New York Chapter kicks off 2020 with the first event of the year.
CTBUH Canada in Vancouver presents renowned local architect James Cheng, as he reviews the city's tall building history and provides his thoughts on the future of area high-rise design.
The CTBUH Scandinavia and UK Chapters join for a special event, featuring both local and international speakers including CTBUH Chairman Steve Watts.
Join the CTBUH Chicago Future Leaders Committee for a tour of Gensler's downtown Chicago office space! The afternoon event will feature a short presentation on Gensler's current work.
The combined brains of the CTBUH editorial and database staff boldly predict what might happen across the global skyscraper industry in 2020.
This event explores how wind tunnel experiments are carried out in practice on a wind tunnel tour at Svend Ole Hansen ApS.