Moments in CTBUH History #4



CTBUH Moment in History #4 discusses the controversial claim by Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for the title of “World’s Tallest Building” over the record holder at the time, Sears (now Willis) Tower.

Early Bird Registration Deadline



Register by the 01 May deadline to receive discounted rates for the world’s premier tall building conference – don’t delay!

CTBUH Hosts Tall Building Team Trivia



In partnership with the Chicago Chapter of the CTBUH, the Council hosted a second lead-up event to the CTBUH 10th World Congress: Tall Building Team Trivia.

Moments in CTBUH History #3



“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.

100 Years of Bauhaus and a Birthday Toast to Mies



In partnership with the Mies van der Rohe Society CTBUH hosted a reception and program celebrating the centennial anniversary of the Bauhaus school’s founding, as well as Mies van der Rohe’s 133rd birthday.

Call for Nominations: 50 Forward | 50 Back



In the reflective spirit of the CTBUH 10th World Congress, the Council is seeking ideas on the seminal buildings and urban interventions from the past 50 years that influenced the way we inhabit cities today, and predictions for the innovations that will significantly impact urban development over the next 50 years.

Moments in CTBUH History #2



CTBUH Moment in History #2 explores the evolution of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat as an organization and how the CTBUH name took shape.

Moments in CTBUH History #1



Join us each month as we examine key moments in the Council’s rich history, which track the progression and ascendance of both the organization and dense vertical urbanism on a global scale.

Steering Committee Holds Inaugural Meeting



Plans for the 2019 CTBUH 10th World Congress are now well underway, beginning with an initial meeting of the Steering Committee at the Chicago Architecture Center.

Two New CTBUH Technical Guides Released



The CTBUH has released two new technical guides: Façade Access & Maintenance for High-Rise Buildings and The Space Within: Skyspaces in Tall Buildings. Order now!

See Chicago Tall Building News



The latest news on tall buildings, urban development and sustainable construction from Chicago and around the world is available through the CTBUH Global News Archive.

Become a Sponsor for CTBUH 2019



Many sponsorship opportunities are available for the CTBUH 2019 World Congress. To become a sponsor, contact sponsorship@ctbuh2019.com

2018 Global Walking Tour: Walking on Water Reports



Shanghai was one of many cities from around the world that participated in the 2018 Global Walking Tour: Walking on Water. This year’s theme explored the role of tall buildings along waterfronts and other natural settings.

2019 Awards: Submission Portal



Major changes to the 2019 Awards Program include 7 new categories and a restructured Best Tall Buildings track. Submit by 30 September!