CTBUH features seminal tall buildings as case studies. These projects, typically either recently completed or historically significant, are examples of influential tall building development, design, engineering, and/or construction. Click a project to view more information about it.
25 January 2023 | Zhuhai
Inspired by "The Nine Dragons", a famous stroll of Chinese painting from the Song Dynasty, the design embodies the convergence of energy in the architectural form.
18 January 2023 | Seattle
NEXUS EARNS COVETED GOLD NUGGET AWARD Judges have named Burrard Development as the Grand Awards winner which honors architectural design and planning excellence.
8 December 2022 | Shanghai
As the third tower in the trio of supertall buildings at the heart of Shanghai’s new Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone, Shanghai Tower embodies a new prototype for tall buildings.
5 December 2022 | Hong Kong
Soaring 484 meters (1,588 feet) above Victoria Harbor, the International Commerce Centre (ICC) is the essence of Hong Kong in one destination.
17 November 2022 | Chicago
The David Rubenstein Forum was designed to host events that promote inquiry, scholarly collaboration, and the open exchange of ideas.
2 November 2022 | Mexico City
The building uses terraces within a double-ventilated façade to give occupants the ability to go outside, enjoy the views, and circulate air to the interior spaces.
19 October 2022 | Seattle
It includes a 58-story tower containing 734,000 square feet of office space and 189 luxury apartment residences on its uppermost floors with 360-degree unobstructed views.
6 October 2022 | Puteaux
Outdoor spaces: tree-lined terraces, loggias and balconies are accessible over the entire height of the tower.
7 September 2022 | New York City
It has a triangular observation deck, known as The Edge at 1,100 feet, and is the highest outdoor observation deck containing optically transparent flooring in the world.
24 August 2022 | Melbourne
It was the central hub for Victoria’s wool and agriculture industry. It was constructed in 1890 for and designed by William Pitt.
15 August 2022 | New York City
20th tallest residential building in NYC
29 July 2022 | London
Best Tall Building 200-299 meters 2022 Award of Excellence winner
13 July 2022 | Courbevoie
Tour First is a complete refurbishment of the 1970s tower designed by Pierre Dufau, which was one of France’s first skyscrapers.
15 June 2022 | Tokyo
The Shinjuku Sumitomo Building renovation not only upgraded the building, but also roofed over the public space of the site to connect the building and the surrounding neighborhood.
1 June 2022 | Shenzhen
Dabaihui Plaza, with its columnar outline and layered form, represents the high-quality urban visage of Shenzhen, China’s design capital.
17 May 2022 | Shenzhen
Ping An Finance Center is located in the city’s Futian District and represents a new generation of the prototypical Asian skyscraper: very tall, very dense, and hyper-connected.
20 April 2022 | Jakarta
Taking inspiration from the local Banyan tree, the tower rises organically from the ground as a series of finely scaled elements.
6 April 2022 | Sydney
Brookfield Place Sydney has transformed the central Sydney CBD district around Wynyard station into a vibrant and modern mixed-use precinct.
10 March 2022 | Dubai
Occupying a prime location adjacent to the Emirates Towers, the Museum of The Future is a expressive and dynamic landmark.
3 February 2022 | Shanghai
The Shanghai World Financial Center has become an icon of Shanghai and China, with its clear and elegant form and revolutionary structural design.