CTBUH 2023 Europe Conference
Images from Friday, 23 June

 

 

Morning (9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

 

The CTBUH Europe Conference was held on the top floor of Silver Tower.
WIth over 100 attendees, the conference theme had an engaged audience to listen and converse about the theme, the second life of a skyscraper.
Roland Bechmann, Managing Director & Partner, Werner Sobek AG and CTBUH Germany Chapter Chair, welcomed conference attendees.
Roland Bechmann, CTBUH Germany Chapter Chair.
Roland Bechmann, CTBUH Germany Chapter Chair.
Attendees listen intently to the introductions of the conference.
Roland Bechmann, CTBUH Germany Chapter Chair.
Steve Watts, CTBUH Trustee Chair, introduces the initiatives and growth happening in CTBUH.
CTBUH Trustee Chair Steve Watts addresses the audience.
CTBUH Trustee Chair Steve Watts.
CTBUH Europe Director Dario Trabucco introduces himself and welcomes the crowd to Frankfurt.
CTBUH Europe Director Dario Trabucco talks about the Europe regional hub and new initiatives.
Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Partner, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) gives an opening keynote presentation on the firm's work, including Omniturm, one of the off-site tours from the previous day.
Opening keynote: Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Partner, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG).
Opening keynote: Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Partner, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG).
Peter Cachola Schmal, Director, Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) gives a brief presentation as part of the opening keynote.
Opening Keynote: Peter Cachola Schmal, Director, Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) .
Opening Keynote: Peter Cachola Schmal, Director, Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) .
Kai-Uwe Bergmann and Peter Cachola Schmal have a conversation about the future of vertical urbanism in Europe.
Opening keynote conversation: Kai-Uwe Bergmann and Peter Cachola Schmal.
Opening keynote conversation: Kai-Uwe Bergmann and Peter Cachola Schmal.
Opening keynote conversation: Kai-Uwe Bergmann and Peter Cachola Schmal.
Opening keynote conversation: Kai-Uwe Bergmann and Peter Cachola Schmal.
Opening keynote conversation: Kai-Uwe Bergmann and Peter Cachola Schmal.
Opening keynote conversation: Kai-Uwe Bergmann and Peter Cachola Schmal.
Morning coffee break and networking.
Morning coffee break and networking.
Morning coffee break and networking.
Morning coffee break and networking.
Morning coffee break and networking.
Morning coffee break and networking.
Morning coffee break and networking.
Morning coffee break and networking.
Morning coffee break and networking.
Morning coffee break and networking.
Morning coffee break and networking.
Morning coffee break and networking.
Morning coffee break and networking.
Morning coffee break and networking.
Morning coffee break and networking.
Morning coffee break and networking.
Morning coffee break and networking.
Morning coffee break and networking.
Morning coffee break and networking.
Morning coffee break and networking.
Morning coffee break and networking.
Morning coffee break and networking.
Morning coffee break and networking.
Morning coffee break and networking.
The morning session, "Building Tall in an Evolving Context" began with speaker Martin Reuter, Managing Director, ingenhoven associates gmbh.
"Building Tall in an Evolving Context" session with speaker Martin Reuter, Managing Director, ingenhoven associates gmbh.
"Building Tall in an Evolving Context" session with speaker Martin Reuter, Managing Director, ingenhoven associates gmbh.
The second speaker in the "Building Tall in an Evolving Context" session is Moshe Tzur, Founder & Owner, Moshe Zur Architects and Town Planners.
"Building Tall in an Evolving Context" session with speaker Moshe Tzur, Founder & Owner, Moshe Zur Architects and Town Planners.
"Building Tall in an Evolving Context" session with speaker Moshe Tzur, Founder & Owner, Moshe Zur Architects and Town Planners.
The third speaker in the "Building Tall in an Evolving Context" session is Mauro Eugenio Giuliani, Founding Partner, Design Director, Redesco Progetti Srl.
"Building Tall in an Evolving Context" session with speaker Mauro Eugenio Giuliani, Founding Partner, Design Director, Redesco Progetti Srl.
"Building Tall in an Evolving Context" session with speaker Mauro Eugenio Giuliani, Founding Partner, Design Director, Redesco Progetti Srl.
"Building Tall in an Evolving Context" session with speaker Mauro Eugenio Giuliani, Founding Partner, Design Director, Redesco Progetti Srl.
CTBUH France Chapter Ariane Diegstag introduces Tina Kortmann, Associate Director/Senior Architect, UNStudio, as the fourth speaker in the session.
"Building Tall in an Evolving Context" session with speaker Tina Kortmann.
After the speakers presented, they sit to answer questions from the audience.
Tina Kortmann answers the question.
Peter Cachola Schmal asks a question to the speakers.
Mauro Eugenio Giuliani talks further about building in Italy and other European contexts, to answer the audience question.
Moshe Tzur gives an answer to the audience.

 

 

Afternoon (1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

 

Stefanie Weidner, Director Sustainability Strategies, Werner Sobek AG, is the moderator for the first afternoon session "Closing the Circle: Technological and Material Innovation for the Built Environment," and introduces the theme and speakers.
Stefanie Weidner, Director Sustainability Strategies, Werner Sobek AG, is the moderator for the first afternoon session "Closing the Circle: Technological and Material Innovation for the Built Environment," and introduces the theme and speakers.
The first afternoon session "Closing the Circle: Technological and Material Innovation for the Built Environment" started with speaker Michael Elstner, Technical Advisory Service Manager, AGC Glass Europe.
Speaker Michael Elstner, Technical Advisory Service Manager, AGC Glass Europe in "Closing the Circle: Technological and Material Innovation for the Built Environment."
Speaker Michael Elstner, Technical Advisory Service Manager, AGC Glass Europe in "Closing the Circle: Technological and Material Innovation for the Built Environment."
Julia Köhler, Senior Structural Consultant, CREE GmbH, was the second speaker to talk in the "Closing the Circle: Technological and Material Innovation for the Built Environment" session, talking about resource-efficient use of structural materials and hybrid structures.
Speaker Julia Köhler, Senior Structural Consultant, CREE GmbH in the "Closing the Circle: Technological and Material Innovation for the Built Environment" session.
Speaker Julia Köhler, Senior Structural Consultant, CREE GmbH in the "Closing the Circle: Technological and Material Innovation for the Built Environment" session.
The third speaker in the "Closing the Circle: Technological and Material Innovation for the Built Environment" session was Nicoleta Popa, Head of Construction Resident Engineers, ArcelorMittal.
Nicoleta Popa, Head of Construction Resident Engineers, ArcelorMittal, talks about innovations in steel in the "Closing the Circle: Technological and Material Innovation for the Built Environment" session.
Speaker Nicoleta Popa, Head of Construction Resident Engineers, ArcelorMittal in the "Closing the Circle: Technological and Material Innovation for the Built Environment" session.
The speakers have a discussion about embodied energy and the materials used in construction. From left to right: Stefanie Weidner (moderator), Julia Köhler, Michael Elstner, and Nicoleta Popa.
Nicoleta Popa responds to the question and discusses with the other speakers of the session.
Michael Elstner elaborates on the innovations of glass and facades for sustainability goals.
Julia Köhler answers a question on how structure can be more sustainable and talks further about timber-concrete composite design.
Coffee break and networking.
Coffee break and networking.
Coffee break and networking.
Coffee break and networking.
Coffee break and networking.
Coffee break and networking.
Coffee break and networking.
Coffee break and networking.
Session Chair, Peter Szasz, formlabor ZT GmbH, Founder & CEO, introduces the session and upcoming speakers who will present in "The Future Lives of Past Skyscrapers."
The last session, "The Future Lives of Past Skyscrapers," started with speaker James Miles, Director, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates.
Speaker James Miles, Director, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates in the session "The Future Lives of Past Skyscrapers."
James Miles, Director, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, talks about his experience of working on regeneration projects on historic sites in European cities.
Speaker James Miles, Director, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates in the session "The Future Lives of Past Skyscrapers."
Speaker James Miles, Director, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates in the session "The Future Lives of Past Skyscrapers."
The second speaker in the session "The Future Lives of Past Skyscrapers" is Frédéric Chartier, Founding Partner, ChartierDalix.
Frédéric Chartier, Founding Partner, ChartierDalix talks about his experience in working with regeneration projects in Europe.
Speaker Frédéric Chartier, Founding Partner, ChartierDalix in the session "The Future Lives of Past Skyscrapers."
Speaker Frédéric Chartier, Founding Partner, ChartierDalix in the session "The Future Lives of Past Skyscrapers."
The third speaker of the session is Stefanie Lütteke, Associate Partner and Head of Property Companies, Drees & Sommer.
Speaker Stefanie Lütteke, Associate Partner and Head of Property Companies, Drees & Sommer talks about her experience working in Germany with large-scale developments in the session "The Future Lives of Past Skyscrapers."
Speaker Stefanie Lütteke, Associate Partner and Head of Property Companies, Drees & Sommer in the session "The Future Lives of Past Skyscrapers."
Florian Troesch, Head Transit Management & Digital Solutions, Schindler is the last speaker to present in the session "The Future Lives of Past Skyscrapers."
Florian Troesch, Head Transit Management & Digital Solutions, Schindler talks about mobility solutions for tall buildings in the session "The Future Lives of Past Skyscrapers."
Speaker Florian Troesch, Head Transit Management & Digital Solutions, Schindler in the session "The Future Lives of Past Skyscrapers."
After the presentations the speakers have a short Q&A with questions from the audience.
From left to right: James Miles, Stefanie Lütteke, Florian Troesch, and Frédéric Chartier.
Peter Cachola Schmal directs a question about future potentials for tall buildings to the speaker panel.
Florian Troesch, Head Transit Management & Digital Solutions, Schindler, answers an audience question.
Frédéric Chartier, Founding Partner, ChartierDalix elaborates on the future of tall buildings in Europe and their regeneration.
A full audience listens to the last session of the day.
Session Chair Peter Szasz thanks the speakers of the last session as they close out the day.
In closing remarks, CTBUH Trustee Chair Steve Watts thanks everyone for attending and for the invigorating presentations and discussions given by the speakers of the conference.
CTBUH Trustee Chair Steve Watts ends the conference and thanks everyone for attending.