CTBUH News Archive

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.

Explore the 2019 Tall Building Year in Review: Supertall Completions Surge!

12 Dec 2019

In 2019, the world saw the completion of 26 supertall (300-meters-or-taller) buildings, smashing previous records and signaling continued pace in this height threshold. Dive into the report and explore a year in tall buildings unlike any other!

Wind Tunnel Tour with CTBUH Scandinavia FLC

5 Dec 2019, Copenhagen

Discover how wind tunnel experiments are carried out in practice on a wind tunnel tour at Svend Ole Hansen ApS, and come have a look at some of the tested wind tunnel models.

CTBUH 50th Anniversary: Moments in History #10

5 Dec 2019, Chicago

CTBUH Moment in History #10 covers the conclusion of the CTBUH 10th Word Congress core, where over 445 delegates gathered in Chicago’s Aqua Tower ballroom for a black-tie dinner, Inspired by the Beaux-Arts Architects Ball of 1931, in celebration of the Council’s 50th Anniversary.

Designing a More Livable City with Henning Larsen

4 Dec 2019, Chicago

What can architects do to keep rapidly growing urban areas livable and create more sustainable cities? Hear from a partner how Henning Larsen is among those leading the charge.

CTBUH Canada Chapter Presents: Tour of the Tower at Pier 27

3 Dec 2019, Toronto

The CTBUH Canada Chapter presents a tour of the new 35-story condominium designed by architectsAlliance and Entuitive.

CTBUH Restructures and Expands Board of Trustees

21 Nov 2019, Chicago

To facilitate the continued growth of the Council, and to reinforce the organization’s multidisciplinary mission, the CTBUH Board of Trustees has been expanded from 8 to 13 members and now features “seats” that represent distinct industry sectors.

Design Excellence Competition: 10 Valentine Avenue

20 Nov 2019, Sydney

Join the CTBUH Australia Chapter's Sydney Committee for the next episode of its Design Excellence series, featuring the competition design thinking for 10 Valentine Avenue.

ETEM Façade Conference

16 Nov 2019, Sofia

Supported by CTBUH, the ETEM Façade Conference is a global forum for the latest façade technologies designed for creative architecture.

Journal 2019 Issue IV Released

14 Nov 2019, Chicago

In this issue, you'll find a Case Study of Vista Tower, Chicago, Talking Tall: The Garden City in Three Dimensions with Moshe Safdie, and Steel and Skyscrapers: A Productive History and a Sustainable Future.

2019 Chicago CTBUH 10th World Congress Proceedings

14 Nov 2019, Chicago

This collection of papers, which were originally presented at the 2019 World Congress, represents a critical reflection on both the skyscraper typology and urban development as a whole, by marking their trajectory to date, and considering the evolutions that must take place to accommodate a dynamic and uncertain global future.

2019 Chicago CTBUH 10th World Congress Abstracts

14 Nov 2019, Chicago

This collection of abstracts serves as a gateway to the presentations given at the CTBUH 10th World Congress.

CTBUH Chicago Chapter Presents: Revitalizing Urban Communities with Juan Gabriel Moreno

12 Nov 2019, Chicago

How can reuse and revitalization projects play a role in supporting the growth of an urban community? The CTBUH Chicago Chapter addresses these questions in this presentation.

CTBUH China: Vision of Future Headquarters

8 Nov 2019, Hangzhou

This international symposium on “Headquarters Design” gathers successful practitioners to share their experiences in the design of headquarter buildings.

CTBUH Seattle Chapter Fall Workshop: 50 Forward / 50 Back

7 Nov 2019, Seattle

The CTBUH Seattle Chapter hosts its annual fall workshop, discussing upcoming building code updates and urban planning for density.

CTBUH China: Smart City, Intelligent Building

7 Nov 2019, Shanghai

This CTBUH International Symposium brings together innovators from the fields of information technology, architectural design, structural technology, materials and equipment, and more.