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.

Chinese Monthly Tall Building Newsletter Launched

Apr 2011

The monthly CTBUH Tall Building Newsletter is translated into Chinese and distributed in the early part of each month.

CTBUH Presents at Suzhou Elevator Expo

23 Mar 2011, Suzhou

CTBUH Communications Manager Jan Klerks presented on Global Tall Buildings Trends as part of the Expo Trade Fair.

Qatar Chapter Hosts March Meeting

Mar 2011, Doha

Held at The Oyster, the information center for the Pearl-Qatar, this fourth meeting of the Qatar Chapter had 58 guests in attendance.

The Frozen Han: Wintry Seoul

19-26 Jan 2011, Seoul

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood and 12 advanced architectural students from the Illinois Institute of Technology visit Seoul to work on a hypothetical tall building design project.

Shard London Bridge Visit

23 Jan 2011, London

While in London, CTBUH’s Jan Klerks took the opportunity to visit the city's future tallest building; the Shard London Bridge, currently rising next to London Bridge Station.

New Country Representatives

Jan 2011, Chicago

As 2011 begins, the Council is pleased to announce the extension of its global network with the addition of three new Country Representatives.

Jewelers Building Tour

17 Dec 2010, Chicago

The CTBUH participated in an exciting tour of Chicago's historic Jewelers Building situated along the Chicago River.

Research Roadmap Collaboration

Dec 2010, Chicago

CIB, CTBUH and UNESCO are pleased to announce the formation of an international working group to deliver a ‘Roadmap’ on the research needs of buildings.

One Nation Under Construction

Dec 2010, Chicago

CTBUH's Executive Director Antony Wood and others discuss Chicago's John Hancock Center, measuring tall, and other tall subjects.

Another Successful Qatar Meeting

30 Nov 2010, Doha

The latest meeting featured the Musheireb project which, though not tall, presents a unique reorganization of urban density in a Middle Eastern context.

CTBUH Running Up the Willis Tower

14 Nov 2010, Chicago

CTBUH staff braved the chance to climb up all of the 2,109 stairs to the 103rd floor of Chicago Willis (formerly Sears) Tower.

Visit to the 300 North LaSalle Tower, Chicago

3 Nov 2010, Chicago

CTBUH staffers participated in a tour of the recently completed 300 North LaSalle Building in downtown Chicago.

CTBUH 2010 Annual Leaders Meeting

22 Oct 2010, Chicago

Following the CTBUH 9th Annual Awards Dinner & Ceremony, the CTBUH Leadership team met again bright and early on the campus of the IIT in Chicago for their annual Leaders Meeting.

2010 Awards Symposium

21 Oct 2010, Chicago

For the first time, the CTBUH organized an Awards Symposium for the winners preceding the annual Awards Dinner.

CTBUH 9th Annual Awards VIP Table Sponsor

21 Oct 2010, Chicago

The CTBUH 9th Annual awards ceremony and dinner was held immediately after the afternoon Symposium in nearby S.R. Crown Hall.