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 Australia Presents: City Tattersalls Design Excellence Event

12 Sep 2023, Sydney

CTBUH Australia invites you to come and share in the next episode of our Design Excellence series in Sydeney as we discuss the competition design thinking for CIty Tattersalls. Please join us for cheese and wine as we hear from this influential line up of shortlisted firms at 255 Pitt Street, generously hosted by BVN.

CTBUH 2023 Americas Conference Summary Report

8 Sep 2023

At the inaugural CTBUH 2023 Americas Conference, “Green(er) Capital: Investing in a Sustainable Urban Future” held in Seattle at the Lotte Hotel from 11-12 May, there was a consensus on the importance of looking beyond the word “sustainable” as a catch-all. Instead, the emphasis was on how the intertwined industries of development, engineering, design, and policy can come together to work towards and creatively achieve a more resilient future for vertical urbanism.

CTBUH Canada Presents: The ONE Construction Tour

6 Sep 2023, Toronto

The CTBUH Canada Chapter is excited to announce our next event: a Construction Tour of The ONE, Canada's first supertall tower.

Performance-Based Facade Design Seminar & Workshop

4-5 Sep 2023, Venice

Join CTBUH for the two-day Performance-Based Façade Design initiative curated by Angela Mejorin (Western University) and hosted by Dario Trabucco (Iuav & CTBUH), at Università Iuav di Venezia.

CTBUH UK Presents: Carbon Gap - The disconnect from design to completion

5 Sep 2023, London

Join the CTBUH UK for an eye-opening discussion on the disconnection between design and procurement when it comes to carbon emissions.

CTBUH UK Chapter Presents: Talk & Tour of The Black & White Building

15 Aug 2023, London

Join the UK Chapter on Tuesday 15th August for a talk and tour of The Black & White Building, a statement of sustainable design principals and Central London’s tallest mass timber office building.

Talking Timber: Will Chicago Embrace Wooden High Rises?

9 Aug 2023, Chicago

Is Chicago, home of the Great Fire and stringent building codes, ready to embrace tall timber construction? Find out when our panelists get together to discuss local and regional precedents, structural research, and evolving codes and attitudes. This event is part of the Talking Timber lecture series, organized in conjunction with the Chicago Architecture Center’s mass timber exhibition, Reframed: The Future of Cities in Wood.

CTBUH India Presents Facade: A Roadmap to 2070 - Carbon Neutrality

28 Jul 2023, Mumbai

The CTBUH India chapter organized a façade-centric seminar with a central theme covering India’s targeted commitment of being a carbon neutral economy by the year 2070 and the role buildings will play in contributing towards the target.

CTBUH Seattle Future Leaders Presents: Skyglass Tower Tour and Happy Hour

26 Jul 2023, Seattle

Join the CTBUH Future Leaders Committee on a tour of Skyglass, an exciting new 31-story apartment tower in South Lake Union.

Willis Tower 50th Anniversary Panel

19 Jul 2023, Chicago

Chicago Architecture Center, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) are teaming up to celebrate Willis Tower’s 50th year with an evening panel of architecture & engineering experts. Hear from those who worked on the historic redevelopment and transformed the iconic building into what it is today.

CTBUH Chicago Chapter Presents: LaSalle Street Reimagined Redevelopment Presentation

18 Jul 2023, Chicago

Join the CTBUH Chicago Chapter to hear about how the City of Chicago’s LaSalle Reimagined initiative is revitalizing the LaSalle Street corridor in the Loop with mixed-income residential uses and other neighborhood-oriented amenities.

CTBUH 2023 Europe Conference Summary

30 Jun 2023

The first annual CTBUH 2023 Europe Conference, “Full Circle: The Life and Second Life of European Tall Buildings,” occurred 22 & 23 June, in Frankfurt.

CTBUH Chicago FLC Presents: AS+GG Office Tour

29 Jun 2023, Chicago

Join the CTBUH Chicago Future Leaders Committee for a tour of the AS+GG office space in the Inland Steel building followed by as series of project presentations by emerging leaders at the firm. Space is limited and RSVPs are taken on a first come, first served basis.

CTBUH Australia Presents: Book Launch | Climate Emergency: Towards a more resilient urban habitat

28 Jun 2023, Sydney

CTBUH Australia is proud to host the book launch of Biourbanism and Delivering on the Climate Emergency. These significant publications address designing for the age of climate change and the drive towards a net zero carbon built environment. Please join us for drinks and canapes as we hear from the authors Adrian McGregor and Phil Oldfield along with an influential lineup of speakers for a panel discussion.

CTBUH 2023 Europe Conference

22-23 Jun 2023, Frankfurt am Main

The official launch of CTBUH Europe with the regional conference “Full Circle: The Life and Second Life of European Tall Buildings” will bring together leaders and CTBUH members in the region for a leaders meeting/lunch followed by off-site tours and an evening networking reception on Thursday 22 June, followed by a full day of conference sessions on Friday, June 23.