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.
21 September 2022 | Chicago
The David Rubenstein Forum was designed to host events that promote inquiry, scholarly collaboration, and the open exchange of ideas.
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.
24 January 2022 | New York City
The building features private residences, a hotel, fitness club and spa, office space, and retail, stacked vertically on floorplates of different sizes
7 January 2022 | Shenzhen
Shimao Qianhai Center, located in Shenzhen, China, is a Best Tall Office Building 2021 Award of Excellence winner.
20 December 2021 | Milwaukee
The mass engineered timber building has structurally topped off and is set to be complete in June 2022.
29 November 2021 | New York City
One Vanderbilt is the second tallest building to complete in 2020 at 427 meters.
10 November 2021 | Tel Aviv
The Azrieli Sarona Tower is both the first "twisted” and the tallest building in Israel.
2 November 2021 | Chicago
Located along the South Branch of the Chicago River, 110 North Wacker was constructed upon a trapezoidal shaped site, creating desirable lease spans and a publicly accessible riverwalk.
13 October 2021 | Addis Ababa
The building was designed to be an icon of the African Union’s progression, symbolizing the stabilization, rejuvenation, and peace of the united continent.