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.

Founding of CTBUH Chapter in South Africa

Apr 2010, Johannesburg

In its move to expand tall building knowledge & sustainable best practice internationally, the Council has established a Chapter in South Africa.

CTBUH Running Up Skyscrapers

27 Mar 2010, Chicago

Jan Klerks and John Lindbloom participated in the annual Fight-For-Air Climb, involving all four skyscrapers of the Presidential Towers in Chicago, with a combined 2,340 steps.

The Remaking of Mumbai Field Visit

26 Jan-7 Feb 2010, Mumbai

With the support from the CTBUH and RoMF, twelve advanced architectural students from the IIT left the cold winter of Chicago for a two week visit to the project site, in the C-ward.

Palais Royale

4 Feb 2010, Mumbai

Located in Worli, Mumbai, Palais Royale is a first-of-its-kind residential project by Shree Ram Urban Infrastructure Ltd : it is India’s first and largest green residential building.

C - Ward

4 Feb 2010, Mumbai

The C Ward of Mumbai consists of some of the oldest localities of the city. These areas have been urbanized since the past 100 years and accommodate a large population.


4 Feb 2010, Mumbai

India’s largest slum, Dharavi, lies on prime property right in the middle of India's financial capital, Mumbai (Bombay). It is home to more than a million people.

Kanchanjunga Apartment Tower

4 Feb 2010, Mumbai

In Mumbai, a building has to be oriented east-west to catch prevailing sea breezes and to open up the best views of the city.

South Mumbai Cultural Tour

4 Feb 2010, Mumbai

Mumbai, a melting pot of cultures, pulsates with activity. India’s financial powerhouse and also the capital of Maharashtra, Mumbai dazzles the visitor.

Mumbai 2010: Conference Dinner

3 Feb 2010, Mumbai

The Conference Dinner was held in the evening after the first day’s proceedings, and took place amidst the lovely ambiance of the terraced garden of the Renaissance Hotel and Conference

Trustees Meeting 2010, Mumbai

2 Feb 2010, Mumbai

The 2010 annual Trustees meeting took place prior to the CTBUH 2010 World Conference Mumbai, in the same venue as the conference, the Renaissance Hotel Mumbai.

Mumbai 2010: Welcome / VIP Reception

2 Feb 2010, Mumbai

Amidst the spectacular setting of the Renaissance Hotel’s upper garden terrace, the Welcome/VIP Reception took place the evening before the conference.

CTBUH East Asia Country Representative Meeting

22-23 Jan 2010, Jeju

CTBUH Chairman Professor Sang Dae Kim convened a meeting of the three East Asia Country Representatives and himself.

CTBUH to Play Accreditation Role in New Nottingham Masters Course

Jan 2010, Nottingham

The course, coordinated by Philip Oldfield and David Nicholson-Cole at the University of Nottingham, explores the sustainable design of tall buildings.

Promotional Tour for Mumbai Conference

Dec 2009, Mumbai

Executive Director Antony Wood undertook a promotional tour of India for the Mumbai conference. The tour took in Mumbai, Bangalore and Pune.

Willis/Sears Tower Tour

29 Oct 2009, Chicago

Members of CTBUH staff had a unique opportunity to see the in and outs of the Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) in Chicago.