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 Serbia Conference: Going Tall in Southeast Europe

19 Jun 2019, Belgrade

Join CTBUH Serbia for a regional conference, which promises to assemble leading architects, designers, construction experts, and developers for an engaging series of presentations.

CTBUH CEO Keynotes Egypt Skyscraper Conference

19 Jun 2019, Cairo

Egypt’s 2019 Skyscrapers Conference was held on 19 June, 2019 in Cairo, with the aim of showcasing the latest tall building technology and architecture.

Wind Effects on Tall Building Façade Systems

18 Jun 2019, Istanbul

CTBUH Turkey organized an educational seminar on the effects of wind on tall building façade systems, featuring presentations by academic and professional experts.

CTBUH Hosts Building Tall Lecture Series: Skyscrapers for All?

4 Jun 2019, Chicago

CTBUH hosted the latest installment in its ongoing lecture series, Building Tall, at the Chicago Architecture Center on June 4, 2019, examining the applicability of affordable housing.

CTBUH Florida Presents: Paramount Miami Worldcenter

29 May 2019, Miami

CTBUH Florida presents and in-depth look at the Paramount Miami Worldcenter, featuring talks from project architects, engineers, and contractors.

CTBUH Brisbane Holds Successful Cities Seminar: QDesign

23 May 2019, Brisbane

The CTBUH Australia Chapter's Brisbane Committee held the second seminar in its 2019 series on the topic of QDesign.

CTBUH Chicago Hosts Panel Discussion at the CAC

22 May 2019, Chicago

The Chicago Chapter of the CTBUH hosted a panel discussion at the CAC on the topics of new construction, refurbishment and affordability in relation to the city of Chicago.

Tall Buildings Across Generations

15 May 2019, Sofia

CTBUH Bulgaria hosted a seminar on the development of tall buildings in the country, exploring their influences and transformation over the past decades.

2+U Site Tour

14 May 2019, Seattle

Join the Seattle Chapter of the CTBUH for a site tour of the unique 2+U office development, featuring a blend of completed and in-progress spaces throughout the tower.

Designing the Global City

8 May 2019, Sydney

CTBUH Australia and the UNSW Built Environment present a lecture featuring Prof. Robert Freestone, who will speak on ‘Design excellence and the competition dividend in central Sydney.'

Mjøstårnet Becomes World’s Tallest All-Timber Building

7 May 2019, Brumunddal

CTBUH has verified the completion of Mjøstårnet, a mixed-use building in Brumunddal, Norway that, at the time of completion, holds the unique title of the “World’s Tallest All-Timber Building.” This news coincides with the amendment of the CTBUH Height Criteria to include timber as a recognized structural material.

IIT Final Reviews and Annual Open House

3 May 2019, Chicago

Final reviews were held for the “Sustainable Vertical Urbanism: Towards Net-Zero Carbon Skyscrapers”, undertaken by the IIT College of Architecture, with assistance from CTBUH and SOM.

CTBUH New York Presents: What Lies Beneath

1 May 2019, New York City

Seventy attendees gathered for the CTBUH New York Chapter‘s seminar on seismic design, hosted at Langan’s New York office.

CTBUH NYC Chapter Volunteers with Pratt Architecture Students

1 May 2019, New York City

CTBUH New York visited Pratt architecture students for their year-end presentations, where students shared their research, findings and models about urban design issues.

CTBUH Seattle Hosts: Partnerships & Creating Forward Progress

22 Apr 2019, Seattle

CTBUH Seattle hosted its first installment in a series of forums that explore the city's progress over the past 50 years of growth, and prospects for future development.