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 Continues Growth: New Assemblies Announced

17 May 2023

The Council is launching three new assemblies in 2023: the Assembly of Smart Technologies, the Assembly of Tenants, and the Assembly of Visual Artists.

2022 CTBUH International Student Tall Building Design Competition Winners Announced

16 May 2023

Winners were announced today for the 11th International Student Tall Building Design Competition, which focused on multi-storied buildings sited within the United States that maximize the use and expression of mass timber.

CTBUH 2023 Americas Conference

11-12 May 2023, Seattle

The inaugural Americas Regional Conference, “Green(er) Capital: Investing in a Sustainable, Urban Future” will bring together leaders and CTBUH members in the region for a full day of conference sessions and an evening networking reception on Thursday 11 May, followed by morning off-site tours on Friday 12 May.

CTBUH Australia Presents: Tall Timber—36 Wellington Street Site Tour

11 May 2023, Melbourne

As the use of timber in buildings becomes more prevalent, the Melbourne Committee of CTBUH Australia is pleased to offer a site tour of 36 Wellington Street, Collingwood.

CTBUH Chicago FLC Presents: Pappageorge Haymes Partners Office Tour

4 May 2023, Chicago

Join the CTBUH Chicago Future Leaders Committee for a tour of the architectural office at Pappageorge Haymes along with a presentation of current projects. Space is limited and RSVPs are taken on a first come, first served basis.

REFRAMED Exhibition Opens April 25

25 Apr 2023

Opening today, the exhibition "REFRAMED: The Future of Cities in Wood" tells the story of building with mass timber and features architectural models of mass timber projects from around the world—from public spaces to office buildings and adaptive reuse to new construction. Join us in celebrating the growing enthusiasm for mass timber.

Talking Timber: Can Wood Save Us?

25 Apr 2023, Chicago

Join us in person or online for the opening of the Chicago Architecture Center’s newest exhibition, "REFRAMED: The Future of Cities in Wood," presented by the Softwood Lumber Board and created in partnership with the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Attendees will receive a video of the panel discussion after the event.

Member Focus: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

24 Apr 2023

In the last week of our "Member Appreciation Month," we showcase one of CTBUH’s longest-standing members: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM).

Member Focus: Bates Smart

17 Apr 2023

This week, as part of the CTBUH "Member Appreciation Month," we're featuring one of Australia’s oldest architectural firms and one of our most enduring partners: Bates Smart, a member since 1981, with offices in Sydney and Melbourne.

CTBUH UK FLC Presents: 40 Leadenhall Tour

14 Apr 2023, London

Please join the CTBUH UK Future Leaders Committee for our building tour of 40 Leadenhall, a 900,000 square foot office building nearing completion. Limited availability - register now to avoid missing out.

Member Focus: Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Laboratory

10 Apr 2023

As part of the CTBUH "Member Appreciation Month," this week we're showcasing one of our longest-standing members: the Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Laboratory (BLWTL) at Western University, in London, Ontario.

CTBUH and IIT Studio Travel to Singapore and Kuala Lumpur

23 Mar 2023

Seven students in the Master in Tall Building and Vertical Urbanism (MTBVU) program at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) joined CTBUH President Antony Wood and CTBUH Research Director Daniel Safarik in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, 6–19 February 2023.

CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter Presents - The Shed: Urban Hybrid

22 Mar 2023, Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Chapter of the Council for Tall Buildings (CTBUH) is pleased to present a lecture by Charles Berman, Associate Principal of Diller Scofidio + Renfro. He will discuss the aesthetic, cultural, and technical aspects of The Shed, an urban cultural and event space that fronts the High Line and Hudson Yards, in New York.

"The Ark": CTBUH at MIPIM 2023

14-17 Mar 2023, Cannes

”The Ark” (L’Arche) is an unprecedented collective driven by shared values of positive environmental practices that is mobilizing on the Solana 2, a 21-meter catamaran, on the occasion of the MIPIM 2023 exhibition to initiate actions today for future generations. Hosted from 14-17 March 2023, the group questions the many acts of building in the broadest sense: development, building, landscape, etc. and how innovation and new ideas can create influential change on our planet.

CTBUH UK FLC Presents: Battersea Power Station Tour hosted by D2E

16 Mar 2023, London

Please join the CTBUH UK Future Leaders Committee for a tour of recently opened Battersea Power Station. D2E will lead the tour of Battersea Power Station which will include a brief presentation on the scheme and opportunity to experience the Chimney Lift followed by drinks and networking in the Turbine Hall.