Designing a More Livable City with Henning Larsen
4 Dec 2019, Chicago
What can architects do to keep rapidly growing urban areas livable and create more sustainable cities? Hear from a partner how Henning Larsen is among those leading the charge.
ETEM Façade Conference
16 Nov 2019, Sofia
Supported by CTBUH, the ETEM Façade Conference is a global forum for the latest façade technologies designed for creative architecture.
CTBUH France: Global Walking Tour and Chapter Inauguration
10 Oct 2019, Paris
As part of the 2019 Global Walking Tour, CTBUH France organized a tour of Trinity Tower, which also served as the inauguration of the new Chapter.
30 Sep 2019, Melbourne
CTBUH Australia hosted a site tour of the superslim Collins House, a rare opportunity to visit the building before residents move in at the end of October.
1 Aug-27 Sep 2019, Chicago
CTBUH is now accepting submissions for the 2020 Awards Program. Interested applicants can submit their materials through 27 September 2019.
CTBUH NY Chapter Holds Demolition Seminar
25 Sep 2019, New York City
Over 50 attendees enjoyed a networking reception followed by engaging presentations and Q&A with panelists, discussing demolition strategies in New York City.
25 Sep 2019, Toronto
CTBUH held a breakfast seminar on vertical building additions, featuring presentations from prominent local firms profiling vertical building addition technologies.
18 Sep 2019, Berlin
The latest CTBUH Berlin Event addressed the question of how architects and designers can manage urban densification, while at the same time ensuring high standards of quality.
12 Sep 2019, Chicago
Members of the original architecture and engineering team behind Chicago’s John Hancock Center shared the story of the creation of one of the city’s best-known landmarks.
29 Aug 2019, Shanghai
To coincide with its 20th anniversary celebration, Jin Mao Tower was given an early opportunity to recognize its status as one of the 50 Most Influential Buildings of the Last 50 Years.
28 Aug 2019, Melbourne
CTBUH Melbourne hosted Behind the Screen, an evening seminar on construction management, organized in collaboration with the University of Melbourne.
28 Aug 2019, Chicago
CTBUH Chicago led an illuminating tour of the wholesale renovation of the base of Willis Tower, the largest such construction project to take place since the building’s completion
CTBUH NY Chapter Hosts Future Leaders Summer Social
22 Aug 2019, New York City
The CTBUH New York Chapter hosted a social reception featuring an open bar and catered refreshments as a thank-you to members and friends for their participation this year.
21 Aug 2019, Sydney
CTBUH Australia’s Sydney Committee held the year’s final installment of its Design Excellence Series, profiling the new development proposals for 32 Smith Street.
14 Aug 2019, Chicago
The program and speaker list for the 10th World Congress is now available. This event will explore the most significant advancements in cities from the last 50 years and the next 50.
31 Jul 2019, Shenzhen
Three researchers from the CTBUH Skybridges Research Team visited four key skybridge-linked projects in Shenzhen, Chongqing, Beijing, and Kuala Lumpur.
30 Jul 2019, Chicago
We are pleased to release the list of delegates registered so far for the CTBUH 10th World Congress. The list will continue to grow as the date approaches.
29 Jul 2019, Chicago
CTBUH Moment in History #7 documents the making of the current CTBUH Journal, from it’s founding as a mailed newsletter in 1970.
25 Jul 2019, New York City
50 attendees convened to explore the benefits and challenges of co-living as a developing housing model, where residents share living spaces, resources, and interests.
25 Jul 2019, Chicago
This guide explores critical tall building security factors—such as site context, asset identification, access control systems, and positioning.
18 Jul 2019, Beijing
More than 100 attendees gathered at Linked Hybrid for a symposium held in conjunction with the forthcoming skybridge research project, “Bringing the Horizontal Into the Vertical Realm.”
17 Jul 2019, Chicago
Take a look at the initial keynote speakers for the CTBUH 10th World Congress who'll share their perspectives on tall buildings and urban development.
11 Jul 2019, Chicago
This special reception will give VIPs the opportunity to let loose in the fantastic setting of Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower), Chicago’s current tallest building (442 meters).
9 Jul 2019, Chicago
A series of half-day, on-site workshops in Chicago on important industry subjects will be held in conjunction with the CTBUH 10th World Conference.
5 Jul 2019, Nara
Organized under the theme, "Visiting Old, Learn New," this year's CTBUH-sponsored China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum drew more than 80 participants from five countries.
27 Jun 2019, Chicago
The CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee organized its sixth annual Global Walking Tours, which took place in 25 cities around the world.
26 Jun 2019, Chicago
CTBUH is pleased to announce the initial speakers for the CTBUH 10th World Congress, 50 Forward | 50 Back: The Recent History and Essential Future of Sustainable Cities.
25 Jun 2019, Milan
The ninth Italian/International Tall Buildings Conference drew some 350 participants for presentations and discussions featuring leading international experts.
24 Jun 2019, Chicago
CTBUH Moment in History #6 covers the emergence of the CTBUH Technical Guide in 2002. Designed for seekers of greater knowledge in best practices, designing, & operating tall buildings.
19 Jun 2019, Cairo
Egypt’s 2019 Skyscrapers Conference was held on 19 June, 2019 in Cairo, with the aim of showcasing the latest tall building technology and architecture.
18 Jun 2019, Istanbul
CTBUH Turkey organized an educational seminar on the effects of wind on tall building façade systems, featuring presentations by academic and professional experts.
17 Jun 2019, Chicago
The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer is an accessible and highly illustrated guide, which primes those involved in the design and research of tall buildings.
6 Jun 2019, Chicago
View the full program for The First Skyscrapers | Skyscraper Firsts Symposium, held in conjunction with the CTBUH 10th World Congress in Chicago.
5 Jun 2019, Chicago
CTBUH Moment in History #5 reviews the significant expansion of the CTBUH Awards Program since its inception in 2002.
4 Jun 2019, Chicago
CTBUH hosted the latest installment in its ongoing lecture series, Building Tall, at the Chicago Architecture Center on June 4, 2019, examining the applicability of affordable housing.
30 May 2019, Chicago
In CTBUH's latest publication the implications of multidirectional elevator systems in tall buildings are explored in this new research report.
29 May 2019, Chicago
CTBUH is issuing a Call for Abstracts to all members with an involvement in the development, design, engineering, operation or occupancy of mass timber structures.
23 May 2019, Chicago
Offering over $60,000 in funding and prizes, submissions due on 31 May for Research Seed Funding & Student Research Competition.
23 May 2019, Brisbane
The CTBUH Australia Chapter's Brisbane Committee held the second seminar in its 2019 series on the topic of QDesign.
CTBUH Chicago Hosts Panel Discussion at the CAC
22 May 2019, Chicago
The Chicago Chapter of the CTBUH hosted a panel discussion at the CAC on the topics of new construction, refurbishment and affordability in relation to the city of Chicago.
15 May 2019, Sofia
CTBUH Bulgaria hosted a seminar on the development of tall buildings in the country, exploring their influences and transformation over the past decades.
3 May 2019, Chicago
Final reviews were held for the “Sustainable Vertical Urbanism: Towards Net-Zero Carbon Skyscrapers”, undertaken by the IIT College of Architecture, with assistance from CTBUH and SOM.
2 May 2019, Chicago
CTBUH Moment in History #4 discusses the controversial claim by the Petronas Towers for the title of “World’s Tallest Building” over the record holder at the time, Willis Tower.
1 May 2019, New York City
Seventy attendees gathered for the CTBUH New York Chapter‘s seminar on seismic design, hosted at Langan’s New York office.
1 May 2019, New York City
CTBUH New York visited Pratt architecture students for their year-end presentations, where students shared their research, findings and models about urban design issues.
23 Apr 2019, Chicago
Tall Buildings + Urban Habitat: Volume 2, explores the projects, technologies, and approaches currently reshaping skylines and urban spaces worldwide.
23 Apr 2019, Chicago
The CTBUH Journal 2019 , Issue II containing case studies on Baidu Headquarters, Shenzhen, Tallest Offset-Core Buildings and much more is now available for purchase!
Mjøstårnet, “Tallest Timber Building in the World” Signboard
22 Apr 2019, Brumunddal
Mjøstårnet, in Brumunddal, Norway becomes the “Tallest Timber Building in the World” after its CTBUH signboard inauguration.
22 Apr 2019, Seattle
CTBUH Seattle hosted its first installment in a series of forums that explore the city's progress over the past 50 years of growth, and prospects for future development.
17 Apr 2019, Istanbul
CTBUH Turkey held a seminar discussing seismic resilience strategies, featuring presentations from a panel of experts in engineering, design, and financial sectors.
11 Apr 2019, New York City
As part of the Skybridges research project, CTBUH and IIT College of Architecture traveled to NYC for presentations, workshops, and meetings regarding Skybridge designs.
8 Apr 2019, Shenzhen
During the 2019 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference, Ping An Finance Center was confirmed as the world’s tallest all-office building and the tallest building in Southern China.
28 Mar 2019, Chicago
"CTBUH 50th Anniversary: Moments in History #3" explores the impact that CTBUH Chairman Fazlur R. Khan, partner, Skidmore Owings & Merrill, had on the tall building industry.
21 Mar 2019, Brisbane
The CTBUH Australia Chapter’s Brisbane Committee held its first seminar in the 2019 series on “Successful Cities,” featuring the Valley Vision development.
19 Mar 2019, Chicago
Tell us about the tall buildings and urban interventions that changed cities forever, and the innovations poised to do the same.
CTBUH Ratifies “World’s Tallest Timber Building” Following Height
14 Mar 2019, Brumunddal
CTBUH has verified Mjøstårnet in Brumunddal, Norway, as the “World’s Tallest Timber Building,” rising at 85.4 meters.
13 Mar 2019, Toronto
CTBUH Canada hosted a construction tour of Monde Condominiums, a 44-story residential building designed by Safdie Architects and Quadrangle.
28 Feb 2019, New York City
CTBUH New York Chapter hosted a presentation on LaGuardia Airport's new Terminal B, joined by speakers from the project's design teams.
21 Feb 2019, Shenzhen
CTBUH is pleased to release the complete program and speaker list for the 2019 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference.
21 Feb 2019, Chicago
The first of four “lead-up” events to the CTBUH 10th World Congress took place at the Chicago Architecture Center, with more than 100 people in attendance.
21 Feb 2019, Kuala Lumpur
CTBUH Malaysia hosted a seminar exploring the relationship between the design and planning of high-rise structures with the life and energy of the city that surrounds them.
21 Feb 2019, Chicago
The Steering Committee for the 2019 CTBUH 10th World Congress convened for its second session at the Chicago Architecture Center, discussing updates and changes to programming.
7 Feb 2019, Chicago
In the latest CTBUH Journal, you'll find a Case Study of SKYPARK, Hong Kong, "Talking Tall" with Wuren Wang, an expert's response to "How to Fire-Test cladding" and much more!
31 Jan 2019, Chicago
The CTBIUH 10th World Congress abstract submission portal is now closed with a high number of abstracts received for the tall building event of the year.
31 Jan 2019, London
The CTBUH UK Chapter hosted a panel discussion, speculating on the future of our built environment by reflecting on the lessons learned over the past 50 years.
29 Jan 2019, Shenzhen
One Shenzhen Bay Tower 7 in Shenzhen, China installed a CTBUH Signboard recognizing its incorporation of the “World’s Highest Concert Hall.”
29 Jan 2019, Shanghai
CTBUH China hosted a symposium which explored the development of smart offices, addressing challenges brought by rapid technological advancements and growing populations.
25 Jan 2019, Guangzhou
The CTBUH China Office successfully held a Symposium in Guangzhou revolving around the theme: "Spatial Design: Inside and Outisde of Skyscrapers."
24 Jan 2019, Shenzhen
CTBUH is pleased to announce the 85 speakers confirmed so far for the 2019 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference.
22 Jan 2019, Chicago
Check out our monthly predictions based on our industry intelligence to see what trends and milestones will shape the industry in the year to come!
21 Jan 2019, Chicago
The deadline to submit a proposal is 30 January. Competition will be high, so be sure to submit your abstract today to be considered for a speaking role.
21 Jan 2019, Shenzhen
IIT-CTBUH High Rise Studio, led by CTBUH China Office Director and Academic Coordinator, Dr. Peng Du, visited various high-rises throughout Shenzen.
7 Jan 2019, Chicago
Get the industry’s most comprehensive technical publication providing practical advice on the selection, design, installation and testing of damping systems!
1 Jan 2019, Chicago
The 2018 Tall Building Year in Review is now available, showcasing the momentum of completions for buildings 200 meters and taller on a global scale.