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.

In Their Own Words: The Story of the John Hancock Building

12 Sep 2019, Chicago

Members of the original architecture and engineering team behind Chicago’s John Hancock Center shared the story of the creation of one of the city’s best-known landmarks.

Now Available: Cyclone-Resistant Façades Research Report

5 Sep 2019, Chicago

Discover best practices in envelope design, codes, and practices for protecting tall buildings from cyclone damage.

International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Vol. 8 No. 3

1 Sep 2019, Seoul

The International Journal of High Rise Buildings (IJHRB) is the research-scholarly journal produced by CTBUH in conjunction with CTBUH Korea.

Jin Mao Named One of the 50 Most Influential Tall Buildings

29 Aug 2019, Shanghai

To coincide with its 20th anniversary celebration, Jin Mao Tower was given an early opportunity to recognize its status as one of the 50 Most Influential Buildings of the Last 50 Years.

2019 Competition Winners Announced

29 Aug 2019

The winners of the 2019 Annual Seed Funding competition and 2019 Student Research Competition have been announced.

2019 International Forum on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

28 Aug 2019, Shanghai

In celebration of Jin Mao Tower's 20th anniversary, CTBUH China presents an international conference discussing the historical evolution and development trend of super tall buildings.

CTBUH Melbourne Hosts Seminar: Behind the Screen

28 Aug 2019, Melbourne

CTBUH Melbourne hosted Behind the Screen, an evening seminar on construction management, organized in collaboration with the University of Melbourne.

CTBUH Chicago Tours Willis Tower Renovations

28 Aug 2019, Chicago

CTBUH Chicago led an illuminating tour of the wholesale renovation of the base of Willis Tower, the largest such construction project to take place since the building’s completion

CTBUH 50th Anniversary: Moments in History #8

26 Aug 2019

CTBUH Moment in History #8 discusses the Council's headquarter move from Pennsylvania to Chicago in 2003, and their residence in IIT’s College of Architecture.

CTBUH NY Chapter Hosts Future Leaders Summer Social

22 Aug 2019, New York City

The CTBUH New York Chapter hosted a social reception featuring an open bar and catered refreshments as a thank-you to members and friends for their participation this year.

CTBUH Australia Design Excellence Series: 32 Smith Street

21 Aug 2019, Sydney

CTBUH Australia’s Sydney Committee held the year’s final installment of its Design Excellence Series, profiling the new development proposals for 32 Smith Street.

Full Program Now Available

14 Aug 2019, Chicago

The program and speaker list for the 10th World Congress is now available. This event will explore the most significant advancements in cities from the last 50 years and the next 50.

Journal 2019 Issue III Released

12 Aug 2019, Chicago

This issue features Voids on High, Simulating City Growth Using AI, Life-Cycle Analysis, and more.

Chicago Future Leaders to Tour Vista Tower (Sold Out)

8 Aug 2019, Chicago

The CTBUH Chicago Future Leaders Committee will lead a tour of Vista Tower, which upon completion will be the tallest Chicago building designed by a woman.

Skybridges Research Team Visits Major Projects in China, Malaysia

31 Jul 2019, Shenzhen

Three researchers from the CTBUH Skybridges Research Team visited four key skybridge-linked projects in Shenzhen, Chongqing, Beijing, and Kuala Lumpur.