CTBUH Tall Building Newsletter

August 2016

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Register for the CTBUH 2016 Awards Symposium and Dinner

Registration is now open for the CTBUH 2016 Awards Ceremony, Symposium & Dinner to be held on November 3 in Chicago.

Permanent CTBUH Display Unveiled at Shanghai Tower

CTBUH has teamed up with Shanghai Tower to provide a permanent exhibition on the history of skyscrapers around the world.

Global Tall Building News

Netherlands Timber Tower to be Built in Amsterdam

A 73-meter timber tower – dubbed HAUT – has been proposed for the upcoming Amstelkwartier neighborhood.

Vista Tower Expected to Begin Construction in August

Foundation work for Chicago’s Vista Tower is expected to begin in August according to developers.

Renderings of Doha’s Hyacinth-Inspired Hotel Revealed

An architecture firm has revealed plans for a 38-story hotel as part of a new coastal district in Qatar.

Marina One Tops Out Ahead of Schedule in Singapore

Marina One’s main tower has officially topped out in the heart of Singapore’s Financial District.

75-Story Tower Site to be Auctioned Off in Melbourne

A 75-story Southbank skyscraper site with permits and plans in place is set to be auctioned off.

Winnipeg Could Get a New Tallest Building

Plans for a 40-story tower, which if built now would be the tallest in the city, have been announced.

ArchDaily Names CTBUH Best Architecture Channel

ArchDaily listed their "Top 12 Architecture Channels on YouTube," naming CTBUH the best channel.

Wind Tests Complete on World’s Future Tallest Supported-Tower

The developer behind the upcoming Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour confirmed that it completed advanced wind tunnel tests.

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All 2016 Conference Off-Site Programs Confirmed

Attendees can now choose between all off-site programs in Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong.

Web Developer Sought for Full-Time Position

The CTBUH is now hiring a full-time web developer to advance the Council’s online presence.

CTBUH Announces Individual Award Winners

CTBUH has announced fellows and lifetime achievement award winners for the 2016 symposium.

Membership Survey VIP Conference Trip Announced

A winner has been announced for the membership survey sweepstakes.

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Tall Building Features

Building Case Study: Skyterrace @ Dawson, Singapore

Skyterrace @ Dawson features ample communal space at height to facilitate effective urban habitat.

Research Paper: Challenges of Lotte World Tower

Leaders at Chang Minwoo Structural Consultants describe the engineering challenges of Lotte Tower.

Video: Transforming Cities with a Singular Vision

Hiroo Mori of Mori Building presents the life of CTBUH Lifetime Achievement Winner Minoru Mori.

CTBUH Publication: Tall Building Design Guide

CTBUH worked with RIBA and BCO to publish a guide on the key issues associated with tall buildings.

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Upcoming Events

CTBUH Twilight Global Walking Tours

25 August 2016
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Urban Transitions Global Summit

5–9 September 2016
Shanghai, China

CTBUH 2016 Conference

16-21 October 2016
Pearl River Delta

CTBUH 2016 Awards Symposium

3 November 2016
Chicago, USA
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