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.

REFRAMED: The Future of Cities in Wood

25 Apr-1 Jan 2024, Chicago

On view through October 2023, "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. REFRAMED is co-curated by the Chicago Architecture Center and the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat and presented by the Softwood Lumber Board.

2023 Fazlur R. Khan Distinguished Lecture Series

4 Dec 2023, Bethlehem

Lehigh University's Fazlur R. Khan Distinguished Lecture Series, co-sponsored by the Departments of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Art, Architecture & Design, honors Dr. Fazlur Rahman Khan's legacy of excellence in structural engineering and architecture.

CTBUH UK Chapter Presents: How Tall is Tall in Timber in the UK? Challenges, Current Trends, and Future Prospects

23 Nov 2023, London

Join cross industry experts as they delve into the potential for pushing the boundaries of sustainable timber buildings, draw insights from successful examples in other European markets and uncover the critical factors that impact the height limitations of timber buildings in the UK.

AIA Chicago | Book Talk and Tall Building Trivia

16 Nov 2023, Chicago

The final AIA Chicago Third Thursday event of 2023 will celebrate tall buildings and present the opportunity to learn from the designers who achieved such feats. Hear from Thomas Leslie, FAIA, author of Chicago Skyscrapers, 1934-1986: How Technology, Politics, Finance & Race Reshaped the City, and participate in lively rounds of tall building trivia with the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH).

Hope as Homebase: Engineering the Obama Presidential Center’s South Side Vision

14 Nov 2023, Chicago

Roark Frankel, Director of Planning & Construction at the Obama Foundation and Ben Sexton, Senior Project Engineer at Thornton Tomasetti for a lively conversation about the vision, engineering, and design of the Obama Presidential Center. Hosted by CTBUH Chicago at the Chicago Architecture Center, the event will be available virtually, while the in-person event will include networking and refreshments.

CTBUH Germany Chapter Presents Tall & Safe: How we can protect our buildings from earthquakes and storms

14 Nov 2023, Munich

Join the CTBUH Germany Chapter for a lecture on the dangers posed to tall buildings by wind loads and seismic vibrations, and examine planning and technical options that offer protection against these hazards.

CTBUH Canada Presents: CIBC SQUARE Construction Tour

8 Nov 2023, Toronto

Join the CTBUH Canada Chapter for its next event - a construction tour of the CIBC SQUARE development located between Bay and Yonge, just south of Front St.

CTBUH Philadelphia Presents: The Laurel Rittenhouse Design Briefing and Tour

7 Nov 2023, Philadelphia

Join CTBUH Philadelphia as the design team of the Laurel share their experience and perspective of challenges and solutions.

CTBUH Australia Presents: From Anthills to Labyrinths: Design Insights for a Zero Carbon Future

1 Nov 2023, Sydney

CTBUH Sydney invites you to join us as we reflect on the 2023 Annual Conference & the future of Urbanism with guest speaker Patrick Bellew.

CTBUH Canada Presents: Future Leaders Speed Mentoring

26 Oct 2023, Toronto

The CTBUH Canada Chapter is thrilled to host its inaugural Future Leaders Speed Mentoring Event. Join us for this exciting opportunity to meet amazing mentors and discover unique opportunities within the AEC industry.

CTBUH Seattle Presents: First Light

12 Oct 2023, Seattle

The CTBUH Seattle chapter and future leaders committee presents a construction tour of First Light followed by a happy hour generously sponsored by Build Group.

Facades + Chicago

6 Oct 2023, Chicago

CTBUH is excited to partner with Facades + Chicago, the premier conference on high-performance building enclosures, presented by The Architect’s Newspaper. The day will be filled with invigorating presentations featuring speakers who are experts in the field of facades.

CTBUH 2023 Global Walking Tour: Cape Town

6 Oct 2023, Cape Town

Join CTBUH in Cape Town for their 2023 Global Walking Tour, starting at Battery Park, V&A Waterfront.

CTBUH NYC Presents: Tall Building Adaptation and the Quay Quarter Tower, Sydney, Australia

5 Oct 2023, New York City

Join the CTBUH NYC Chapter for the project presentation "Humanizing the Highrise: How Radical Reuse Will Transform Tower Design into an Environmental and Human Centric Endeavour" with drinks and light bites provided.

CTBUH UK Presents: Tour of 8 Bishopsgate

5 Oct 2023, London

Jointly hosted by the CTBUH Executive and Future Leader Committees, join us for a tour of 8 Bishopsgate and a new view of the City.