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 Trump Tower Tour

29 May 2009, Chicago

CTBUH staff had a most informative tour of Chicago skyline’s newest feature, the Trump International Hotel & Tower.

CTBUH Summer Tall Tours Underway – Legacy at Millennium Park

22 May 2009, Chicago

The first of three CTBUH construction tours held in Chicago during the summer of 2009 was attended by 30 people, at the Legacy.

Inaugural Fire & Safety Meeting

18-19 May 2009, Chicago

The CTBUH’s Fire & Safety Working Group convened for a one and a half day meeting at the offices of Schirmer Engineering on 18th-19th May.

Fire & Safety Working Group Meeting

18-19 May 2009, Chicago

The CTBUH’s Fire & Safety Working Group convened for a one and a half day meeting at the offices of Schirmer Engineering.

2009 Mock Firms Competition

8 May 2009, Chicago

CTBUH staff Antony Wood, Jan Klerks and Philip Oldfield were involved in the reviews of the "Mock Firms National Skyscraper Challenge" organized by Chicago Architecture Today.

Tall & Green: The Remaking of Mumbai - Final Reviews

7 May 2009, Chicago

The culmination of a semester of intense work for the students and tutors involved in the CTBUH-IIT ‘Tall & Green: The Remaking of Mumbai’ advanced architectural studio.

Discovering Asia, from Moscow

23 Apr-2 May 2009, Shanghai

Elena Shuvalova, the CTBUH Country Representative for Russia reports on the 4th Russian Intellectual Business.

CTBUH Seismic Working Group Workshop

30 Apr-2 May 2009, Austin

Michael Willford, Andrew Whittaker and John Hooper led a session at the 2009 ASCE SEI Congress in Austin, Texas, on the seismic design of high-rise buildings.

IIT and University of Nottingham Design Collaboration

Mar 2009, Chicago

Students from the University of Nottingham recently visited Chicago as part of a tall building design studio collaboration with the ‘Remaking of Mumbai’ studio at IIT.

Tall Buildings and Sustainability Working Group - 3rd Meeting

26 Feb 2009, Chicago

The third meeting of the CTBUH Tall Buildings and Sustainability Working Group took place on February 26th 2009, at the Chicago office of Environmental Systems Design.

The Remaking of Mumbai, Tour

1-11 Feb 2009, Mumbai

Ten advanced architectural students from the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and Prof. Antony Wood to engage in the urban issues of the C-ward district of Mumbai.

CTBUH Board of Trustees Inaugural Meeting

21 Jan 2009, Chicago

The new CTBUH Board of Trustees met at CTBUH Headquarters for their inaugural meeting. The seven people who currently make up the board were all present at the meeting.

CTBUH Aqua Tower Tour

17 Dec 2008, Chicago

CTBUH staff had the great opportunity to receive an educational tour of the Aqua Tower guided, by Jim Loewenberg of Magellan Development Group.

Green or Grey - The Aesthetics of Tall Building Sustainability

9-15 Nov 2008, Brisbane

Antony Wood, Executive Director of CTBUH, reports on his visit to Australia after a week of seminars and meetings.

Building Tours Accompanying Meetings with ACTBUH

9-15 Nov 2008, Brisbane

During his week in Australia Executive Director Antony Wood had a chance to visit many of the tall buildings, including Riverside Center, Aurora Place, and Governor Philip Tower.