Will Miranda

CTBUH, Research Manager | Chicago, United States

About

Will Miranda is the Skyscraper Database Analyst for the CTBUH Headquarters office in Chicago. Previously a research assistant for CTBUH Research Office at the IUAV University of Venice, Italy, he has been involved with a number of CTBUH research activities, including ""Creating Industry-Accepted Criteria for Measuring Tall Building Floor Area"" sponsored by ArcelorMittal, ""Study on the Properties of Composite Megacolumns"" sponsored by ArcelorMittal, “A Study on Tall Building Damping Technologies” sponsored by Bouygues Construction, ""Cyclone-Glazing and Façade Resilience for the Asia-Pacific Region"" sponsored by Trosifol, and ""Green Living Technologies: What is Missing in the International Standards?"" sponsored by Underwriters Laboratories.

Will joined CTBUH in May of 2013, primarily involved in the development of the CTBUH website and database, before moving to Italy in 2016 to provide…

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Will Miranda

CTBUH Designated Expert

CTBUH Roles

Skyscraper Center Editorial Board, Member (2022 – Present)

Steel-Timber Research Project Steering Committee (2022 – Present)

CTBUH Staff, Italy Office, Research Assistant (2016 – 2019)

Videos

30 October 2017

CTBUH Research: Creating Industry-Accepted Criteria for Measuring Floor Area

During the CTBUH 2017 International Conference, held in Sydney, delegates who visited the CTBUH research booth were presented with an introductory video of questions being...

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Research

04 April 2022

State of Tall Timber 2022

Daniel Safarik, Jacob Elbrecht & William Miranda, CTBUH

The past few years have seen tremendous interest in the development of mass timber buildings of increasing height, in urban settings, many of which are...

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Research

17 September 2021

Sustainable Tall Building Design Exemplars

Will Miranda & Daniel Safarik, CTBUH

Some 97 cities worldwide, including most of the world’s megacities with a population of 10 million or more, have signed onto the C40 Cities Climate...

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29 October 2017

Calculating Floor Areas in Skyscrapers Workshop

The day before the CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference, delegates gathered for the Calculating Floor Areas in Skyscrapers Workshop.

30 June 2017

CTBUH Presents, Advances Cyclone-Glazing Research

The 25th edition of the Glass Performance Days Conference (GPD), chaired by Jorma Vitkala, GPD, and focusing on “Growth, Knowledge, New Generation,” was held at the TähtiAreena.

27 January 2017

CTBUH Research Kick-off Meeting

The kick-off meeting for the CTBUH research project, “Cyclone-Glazing and Façade Resilience for the Asia-Pacific Region,” was held in Miami.

28 October 2015

Brooklyn Urban and Construction Tour

CTBUH 2015 delegates toured City Point Complex, Barclays Center, and 461 Dean Street which have impacted the cityscape of Brooklyn.

30 October 2017

CTBUH Research: Creating Industry-Accepted Criteria for Measuring Floor Area

During the CTBUH 2017 International Conference, held in Sydney, delegates who visited the CTBUH research booth were presented with an introductory video of questions being...

04 April 2022

State of Tall Timber 2022

Daniel Safarik, Jacob Elbrecht & William Miranda, CTBUH

The past few years have seen tremendous interest in the development of mass timber buildings of increasing height, in urban settings, many of which are...

17 September 2021

Sustainable Tall Building Design Exemplars

Will Miranda & Daniel Safarik, CTBUH

Some 97 cities worldwide, including most of the world’s megacities with a population of 10 million or more, have signed onto the C40 Cities Climate...

23 September 2020

Towards Post-Crisis Tall Buildings and Cities

Daniel Safarik & William Miranda, CTBUH

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a massive and sudden rethink of how tall office buildings, and cities as a whole, should operate. With national and...

31 January 2019

Creating Industry-Accepted Criteria for Measuring Tall Building Floor Area

William Miranda & Dario Trabucco, CTBUH

The entire tall building industry relies on floor-area measurements to serve as a precise, unambiguous calculation to guide decisions. This can range from architects using...