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 Activities in Qatar

22-27 Sep 2010, Doha

The local CTBUH Qatar Chapter organized their 2nd regional meeting, while CTBUH Communications Manager Jan Klerks was invited to speak at TowerTech trade fair in Doha.

Korea Chapter 2010 Conference

27 Aug 2010, Seoul

The Korean CTBUH Conference 2010 was held at Seoul Olympic Parktel Olympia Hall and hosted by the CTBUH Korea.

First CTBUH Japan Meeting

30 Jun 2010, Tokyo

A CTBUH Japanese Chapter has been established within the International Committee of the Japanese Society of Steel Construction.

Piraeus Tower Competition

24 Jun 2010, Athens

The Piraeus Tower architectural competition focused on the re-design of an incomplete 22-story tower. Antony Wood and Tim Johnson, served on the competition jury.

CTBUH Research Meeting, Venice

17-18 Jun 2010, Venice

The inaugural meeting of its Research, Academic & Postgraduate Working Group attracted much attention from both academia and industry.

Marshall Gerometta Wins the 1st Annual CTBUH Golf Tournament

4 Jun 2010, Chicago

The first CTBUH Annual Golf Tournament took place and after all score cards were turned in, CTBUH's database editor Marshall Gerometta emerged as the overall winner.

CTBUH Accredits New Masters in Tall Buildings Course at the UoN

Jun 2010, Nottingham

The CTBUH have accredited the newly established 'Masters in Sustainable Tall Buildings' architectural course at the University of Nottingham.

First Regional Meeting of the CTBUH Qatar Chapter

31 May 2010, Doha

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat organized the first regional meeting of the Qatar Chapter. This event was held at the Tornado Tower.

CTBUH Presents Plaque to Maas Tower in Rotterdam

28 May 2010, Rotterdam

CTBUH Communications Manager Jan Klerks handed over a height recognition plaque to OVG's Coen van Oostrom, recognizing the Maas Tower as the tallest building in the Netherlands.

Mine the Gap Competition

15 May 2010, Chicago

In May 2010, Chicago Architecture Club organized an international design ideas competition called MINE THE GAP.

Seoul, Songdo and Meetings

May 2010, Seoul

Executive Director, Antony Wood, embarked to Seoul to begin the organization of the anticipated Seoul 2011 conference and tour local tall buildings.

Shanghai Expo and Meetings Report

May 2010, Shanghai

Executive Director Antony Wood visited China to attend and speak at the Shanghai Expo. While in China, the foundation was set for the CTBUH 9th World Congress.

2009-2010 Tall & Green: The Remaking of Mumbai – Final Review

30 Apr 2010, Chicago

The completion of an intense semester of work for the students and tutors involved in the CTBUH-IIT advanced architectural studio was marked by the final reviews.

2010 Mock Firms Skyscraper Challenge

16 Apr 2010, Chicago

Students from all over the US are challenged to assemble a team as a mock firm and design, construct and commercially market a high-rise on an actual existing plot in a city.

Trump Tower Chicago, CTBUH Height Signboard Inaugurated

7 Apr 2010, Chicago

On a rainy Wednesday the CTBUH gathered with members of the Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago team for the inauguration of the building signboard.