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 France Chapter General Assembly

16 May 2022, Paris

The CTBUH France Chapter is pleased to welcome you for its second annual General Assembly, held at Maison Montmartre. The evening will feature a presentation and exchange on one of ArcelorMittal's first decarbonization initiatives, XCarb®, led by Steligence Construction Engineer Micaël Bello Garcia, followed by a presentation on the restructuring of residential tower Tour Watt, adding a timber expansion, by Architect and Founding Partner Vincent Lavergne.

CTBUH Seattle Chapter Presents: Eastside Rising - How Development Will Be Driven By: Policy | Transit | Technology

5 May 2022, Seattle

Join the CTBUH Seattle Chapter for a day focused on the policies and development associated with the current growth in the east Puget Sound Region.

CTBUH NSW Presents | The Future City: Addressing Carbon, Climate & Societal Crises

4 May 2022, Sydney

Join CTBUH NSW for a cocktail event with keynote speakers Monica Barone, CEO, City of Sydney, and Abbie Galvin, Government Architect NSW, followed by a panel discussion with Deo Prasad, Scientia Professor at UNSW and Neil Arckless, Group Executive - Development with Lendlease.

CTBUH Scandinavia Chapter Presents: Adaptive Reuse in the Nordics - Where the Past and Future Meet

30 Mar 2022, Oslo

The CTBUH Scandinavia Chapter hosts a lively and important discussion about our built environment and the continued and evolving relevance of adaptive reuse.

CTBUH France Chapter Presents: Modularity vs. Density - Polyroom

11 Jan 2022, Paris

The CTBUH France Chapter is pleased to welcome you to an exchange on ‘Modular Architecture vs Density’ and a visit to PolyRoom in avant-première, a prefab construction module designed by Cutwork for Bouygues Immobilier’s new shared living brand. This project aims to addresses today’s key urban challenges: What is habitat today? How can design address our increasing need to do more in less space? How can we leverage emerging constructions methods to address the critical demand for housing?

CTBUH Board of Trustees Met in December 2021

20 Dec 2021

The CTBUH Board of Trustees met in December 2021 to review initiatives and milestones from the year. Additionally, they discussed strategic planning initiatives for 2022, including leadership expansion and more resources towards thought leadership, academic, and research activities.

CTBUH Vietnam presents: Carbon, Counting, Curtailing, and Capturing

15 Dec 2021, Ho Chi Minh City

This webinar will focus on the The Future City and carbon specifically: reducing embodied and operating carbon, carbon capture and sequestration, end-of-life carbon, and the role of mass timber in the carbon conversation.

SEA Chapter presents: The Future City - Reaching for the Skies

9 Dec 2021, Kuala Lumpur

This webinar will cover a wide range of topics relevant to the challenges of tall building construction - from planning and design to finding the right place and finishing the job.

CTBUH New York City Chapter Presents: 175 Park Avenue Redevelopment

8 Dec 2021, Online Event

Developers RXR and TF Cornerstone and architect SOM will present the redevelopment of the Grand Hyatt site located adjacent to New York's Grand Central Station. This project excels in many ways including complex urban redevelopment, integration with transit, high-rise innovation, and fine grained human scaled urban habitat development.

CTBUH Seattle Chapter Presents: Climate Pledge Arena Tour

2 Dec 2021, Seattle

Join the CTBUH Seattle Chapter for a site tour of the newly renovated Climate Pledge Arena, home of the Seattle Kraken NHL team and event arena with modern sustainability features. The event will be limited to the fist 40 registrants and will be followed by a happy hour generously hosted by Mortenson Construction, the contractor for the arena.

CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter Presents: Living Off the Land

13 Oct 2021, Online Event

The Philadelphia Chapter of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) together with the Weitzman School of Design at the University of Pennsylvania has assembled a panel of thought leaders for a symposium to address food security, public common space, and how architecture can provide a self sustaining physical, cultural, and economic model for cities.

CTBUH China Presents: Near-Ground Spaces in and between Tall Buildings

29 Jul 2021, Shanghai

CTBUH China holds a symposium on the theme "Near-Ground Spaces in and between Tall Buildings“. The event is held at Xintiandi, Shanghai.

CTBUH France Chapter Walking Tour: DUO Towers

1 Jul 2021, Paris

Imagined by architect Jean Nouvel (AJN), the DUO Towers embody a new urban breath and the desire for a new quality of city, inspired and shared. The DUO Towers (carried by Ivanhoe Cambridge Europe) will be a setting for a hotel on ten levels comprising 139 rooms, a restaurant, a bar with panoramic terrace, imagined and designed by Philippe Starck.

CTBUH China Presents: Mixed-Use Community

17 Jun 2021, Hangzhou

CTBUH China holds a symposium on the theme "Mixed-Use Community“. The event is held at OōEli, Hangzhou.

CTBUH Canada Chapter Presents: Seismic Performance of Modular Steel Buildings

16 Jun 2021, Online Event

The CTBUH Canada Chapter hosts an online presentation on Seismic Performance of Modular Steel Buildings.