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.
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).
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.
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.
CTBUH Moment in History #6 covers he emergence of the CTBUH Technical Guide in 2002. Intended as a quick reference for both practitioners and academics, the Technical Guide series has proven an ideal publication venue for the specialized expertise of CTBUH members, and a useful tool set, both for those within and outside the organization, […]
View the full program for The First Skyscrapers | Skyscraper Firsts Symposium, held in conjunction with the CTBUH 10th World Congress in Chicago.
CTBUH Moment in History #5 reviews the significant expansion of the CTBUH Awards Program since its inception in 2002. From those first years, the the Awards Program was reformatted to recognize tall building projects and innovative industry developments across numerous disciplines.
Through a historical overview, case study analysis, and a series of design considerations, this report explores how ropeless and multidirectional elevator technologies can enable cities to be more interconnected, efficient, and accessible.
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. Selected abstracts will be presented at the Timber Rising Program Room at the CTBUH 10th World Congress, and will be developed into full papers published in a standalone output following the event.
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.
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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.
As a lead-up to the 10th Word Congress, the CTBUH Seattle Chapter is launching a series of forums that will explore the city’s progress, looking back at the last 50 years of growth.
“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.
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.
Now Accepting Submissions for: Research Seed Funding, Student Research Competition & Student Design Competition
Offering over $60,000 in funding and prizes, the following CTBUH programs give researchers and students the opportunity to have their work widely recognized on a global platform.
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.
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.
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.
The Council was pleased to host the Chicago screening of Leaning Out, the documentary about the life and work of renowned structural engineer Leslie E. Robertson.
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.
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.
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!
Submit your abstracts by January 30th to attend the 10th World Congress.
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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.
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.
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!
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.
The 2019 World Congress will be held at several venues across Chicago, with the core conference taking place at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel in downtown Chicago.
Many sponsorship opportunities are available for the CTBUH 2019 World Congress. To become a sponsor, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Abstracts are sought for presentations that fit within the overall Congress theme 50 Forward, 50 Back: The Recent History and Essential Future of Sustainable Cities. The portal will open in November 2018.
The registration portal for the CTBUH 2019 World Congress opens in November 2018.
The CTBUH has launched two fantastic research projects on Skybridges and Robotics in Tall Building Construction. Get involved now!
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.
CTBUH has released a Tall Buildings in Numbers (TBIN) interactive data study on the world’s tallest buildings with dampers.
Major changes to the 2019 Awards Program include 7 new categories and a restructured Best Tall Buildings track. Submit by 30 September!