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.

Time Warner Center Tour Report

4 Apr 2011, New York City

Located west of Columbus Circle across from Central Park, the Time Warner Center sits in one of the most strategic places in Manhattan.

World Trade Center Tour Report

3 Apr 2011, New York City

Almost ten years after the destruction of the twin towers, we can now see that the reconstruction of the World Trade Center site is in full swing.

New York by Gehry Tour Report

3 Apr 2011, New York City

New York City’s latest addition to the downtown skyline is a 76-story tall residential tower which, as the name suggest, has been named after the architect.

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.

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.

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.

Research Working Group Meeting, Chicago

21 Oct 2010, Chicago

The Research Working Group met to discuss the planned activities and strategies to move forward with multiple initiatives.

CTBUH Involved in DFI Los Angeles Conference

12-15 Oct 2010, Hollywood

CTBUH was involved as a coordinating partner, exhibitor and speaker at Deep Foundation Institute’s 35th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations in Hollywood, CA.

CTBUH Keynote Speaker at Yekaterinburg Tall Building Conference

12-14 Oct 2010, Yekaterinburg

Communications Manager and Journal Editor Jan Klerks was invited to represent the CTBUH and presented the topic of "The Development of Tall Buildings in a European Context."