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.

In Their Own Words: The Story of the John Hancock Building

12 Sep 2019, Chicago

Members of the original architecture and engineering team behind Chicago’s John Hancock Center shared the story of the creation of one of the city’s best-known landmarks.

2019 International Forum on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

28 Aug 2019, Shanghai

In celebration of Jin Mao Tower's 20th anniversary, CTBUH China presents an international conference discussing the historical evolution and development trend of super tall buildings.

CTBUH Melbourne Hosts Seminar: Behind the Screen

28 Aug 2019, Melbourne

CTBUH Melbourne hosted Behind the Screen, an evening seminar on construction management, organized in collaboration with the University of Melbourne.

CTBUH Chicago Tours Willis Tower Renovations

28 Aug 2019, Chicago

CTBUH Chicago led an illuminating tour of the wholesale renovation of the base of Willis Tower, the largest such construction project to take place since the building’s completion

CTBUH NY Chapter Hosts Future Leaders Summer Social

22 Aug 2019, New York City

The CTBUH New York Chapter hosted a social reception featuring an open bar and catered refreshments as a thank-you to members and friends for their participation this year.

CTBUH Australia Design Excellence Series: 32 Smith Street

21 Aug 2019, Sydney

CTBUH Australia’s Sydney Committee held the year’s final installment of its Design Excellence Series, profiling the new development proposals for 32 Smith Street.

Chicago Future Leaders to Tour Vista Tower (Sold Out)

8 Aug 2019, Chicago

The CTBUH Chicago Future Leaders Committee will lead a tour of Vista Tower, which upon completion will be the tallest Chicago building designed by a woman.

Skybridges Research Team Visits Major Projects in China, Malaysia

31 Jul 2019, Shenzhen

Three researchers from the CTBUH Skybridges Research Team visited four key skybridge-linked projects in Shenzhen, Chongqing, Beijing, and Kuala Lumpur.

CTBUH NY Hosts Seminar on Co-Living

25 Jul 2019, New York City

50 attendees convened to explore the benefits and challenges of co-living as a developing housing model, where residents share living spaces, resources, and interests.

Tour 110 North Wacker with CTBUH Chicago (Sold Out)

25 Jul 2019, Chicago

Join the Chicago Chapter of the CTBUH in exploring the design and construction of 110 North Wacker, an under-construction 57-story office tower.

CTBUH Holds Half-Day Skybridges Symposium

18 Jul 2019, Beijing

More than 100 attendees gathered at Linked Hybrid for a symposium held in conjunction with the forthcoming skybridge research project, “Bringing the Horizontal Into the Vertical Realm.”

6th China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum Held in Nara, Japan

5 Jul 2019, Nara

Organized under the theme, "Visiting Old, Learn New," this year's CTBUH-sponsored China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum drew more than 80 participants from five countries.

CTBUH India: Challenges to Elevatoring in India

5 Jul 2019, Mumbai

Join CTBUH India for a panel discussion and networking event on the challenges and opportunities of elevatoring particular to the Indian context.

CTBUH 2019 Global Walking Tour: 50 Forward | 50 Back

27 Jun 2019, Chicago

The CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee organized its sixth annual Global Walking Tours, which took place in 25 cities around the world.

Ninth Italian/International Tall Buildings Conference

25 Jun 2019, Milan

The ninth Italian/International Tall Buildings Conference drew some 350 participants for presentations and discussions featuring leading international experts.