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.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat releases its annual report, CTBUH Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2020, part of the Tall Buildings in Numbers data analysis series.
CTBUH Chairman Steve Watts, Partner, alinea Consulting, reflects on the events of 2020, the achievements of the Council, and plans for 2021.
As part of the Timber Rising project, which investigates the role tall timber will play in our quest for a future, lower-carbon built environment, CTBUH has produced a series of outputs in conjunction with the USDA Forest Service, all of which provide key information on mass timber innovations to stakeholders in the tall building industry.
The CTBUH Chicago Future Leaders Committee held a virtual presentation on Wolf Point East, the second tower in a series of three, situated on the historic Wolf Point site in Chicago.
This competition, kindly sponsored by Sun Hung Kai Properties, challenges talented students, working in groups under the guidance of a professor, to focus on a relevant research question and create an engaging output as a response.
Frontiers of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat: World Development and Case Studies (Volume 1), created by CTBUH and published by China Architecture & Building Press, is a useful tool for professional readers working in the urban and architectural fields in China.
CTBUH held a one-day Symposium called First Skyscrapers | Skyscraper Firsts, centered around the question, “what was the first skyscraper?” Now, that illuminating discussion on fundamental turning points in skyscraper history is a 248-page book, featuring 28 essays by the leading architectural and real-estate historians of our time, on the enigmatic buildings that define our skylines.
Live-streamed from Singapore, London, and Chicago, this event discusses how cities can be more responsive and anticipatory in the face of the rapidly changing environment.
This event explores how health and sustainability are vital in the process of urbanization, and explores strategies from leading urbanists about how to balance nature and well-being in dense environments.
The CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter presents a virtual seminar on public common spaces and the impact of the institutions that govern it.
This special issue features "New Solutions for the New Normal", "Post-Pandemic HVAC Systems Strategies for High-Rise Office Buildings", and more.
Times of crisis in the past have presented cities with the opportunity to rethink how they support health, social, and economic outcomes. What will the Post-Crisis City look like? See all the Speakers and view the Program from this event.
The 9th CTBUH International Student Tall Building Design Competition concludes on 14 October 2020, with live judging of the five finalists selected from 250 entries.
Norman Foster, Executive Chairman and Founder, Foster + Partners and President of the Norman Foster Foundation, is interviewed in a special session during the CTBUH virtual conference.
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.