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 Chapter Presents: Collins House Building Tour

30 Sep 2019, Melbourne

CTBUH Australia hosts a site tour of the superslim Collins House, a rare opportunity to visit the building before residents move in at the end of October.

2020 Awards Now Accepting Submissions

1 Aug-27 Sep 2019, Chicago

CTBUH is now accepting submissions for the 2020 Awards Program. Interested applicants can submit their materials through 27 September 2019.

CTBUH 50th Anniversary: Moments in History #9

26 Sep 2019, Chicago

CTBUH Moment in History #9 covers the biggest media moment in Council history, when CTBUH ruled that One World Trade Center, New York City, was the new tallest building in the United States and in North America

CTBUH NY Chapter Holds Demolition Seminar

25 Sep 2019, New York City

Over 50 attendees enjoyed a networking reception followed by engaging presentations and Q&A with panelists, discussing demolition strategies in New York City.

CTBUH Canada: Vertical Building Additions Breakfast Event

25 Sep 2019, Toronto

CTBUH held a breakfast seminar on vertical building additions, featuring presentations from prominent local firms profiling vertical building addition technologies.

CTBUH Berlin Event 2019: Urban Densification

18 Sep 2019, Berlin

The latest CTBUH Berlin Event addressed the question of how architects and designers can manage urban densification, while at the same time ensuring high standards of quality.

CTBUH Sri Lanka Hosts CES Workshop on Tall Buildings

18 Sep 2019, Kandy

Tall Buildings Workshop organized by Civil Engineering Society of University of Peradeniya in collaboration with CTBUH Sri Lanka.

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