Note: 2019 submissions are no longer being accepted. The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) was accepting submissions for its 2019 Student Research Competition—culminating with an award of $20,000 to be recognized at the CTBUH 2019 World Congress to be held in Chicago, from 28 October to 2 November 2019. This year's competition is kindly sponsored by Taipei Financial Center Corp.
 

2019 Winner

The winner of the Student Research Competition will be announced shortly.
 
 

Past Student Research Competition Projects

2018 Student Research Competition

Funding Sponsor: Underwriters Laboratories Academic Professional: Patrick Loughran, Illinois Institute of Technology Student Researcher: Joseph Pinto, Illinois Institute of Technology Curtain Wall Facade for Water Collection on Tall Buildings
2017 Student Research Competition

Funding Sponsor: Underwriters Laboratories Academic Professional: Gianni Bartoli, University of Florence Student Researcher: Andrea Giachetti, University of Florence An Innovative Tall Building Façade to Achieve High Ventilation, Fire Safety, and Structural Performance
2016 Student Research Competition

Funding Sponsor: Underwriters Laboratories Academic Professional: Thomas Leslie, Iowa State University Student Researchers: Shawn Barron & Saranya Panchaseelan, Iowa State University The Rebirth of the Skyscraper: Technical Advances, 1930–1975