CTBUH Tall Building Newsletter

October 2016

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Program for Awards Symposium Published: Register Now!

Registration is open for the FREE Awards Symposium, featuring presentations by Jean Nouvel, Wolf Prix, Koon Hean Cheong, and others.

$81,000 Distributed Across Four Academic/Student Programs

CTBUH is pleased to announce that a combined $81,000 has been earmarked for various academic and research initiatives.

Global Tall Building News

Solar-Powered Apartment Tower Proposed for Melbourne

A 60-story tower featuring solar panels integrated into its façade has been proposed in Southbank.

Planning Submitted for China’s Future Tallest Tower

A planning package has been submitted for a Shenzhen tower that could become China’s tallest.

Developer Awards Contract to build Aykon London One

A Dubai-based developer has appointed an Australian contractor to construct a high-rise in London.

CTBUH Informs Discussion on Trump Tower Floor Counts

With the media spotlight on Donald Trump, the AP sought clarity for the floor height of Trump Tower from CTBUH.

Winning Design Selected for New Beirut Bank Building

A studio has won a competition to design the new headquarters of Banque Libano Francaise.

1000 Museum Begins to Take Shape in Miami

The under-construction 1000 Museum has progressed to its 15th of 60 floors and is set to complete in 2018.

One Vanderbilt Back on Track after Lawsuit Dropped

New York’s future third tallest building will resume progress now that a lawsuit over air-rights is settled.

Tokyo Garden Terrace Opens in Kioicho Neighborhood

The two-tower development consists of the 36-story, mixed-use Kioi Tower and the 21-story Kioi Residence.

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CTBUH News

Three Fantastic Keynote Sessions for Shenzhen

Book your spot at the premier tall building conference, featuring exceptional keynote speakers.

CTBUH Releases Twisting Tall Buildings Study

As twisting tall buildings proliferate, CTBUH takes a look at their unique form in an interactive TBIN study.

Sydney Chapter Hosts Lecture by Ken Shuttleworth

The CTBUH Sydney Chapter recently hosted a lecture by Ken Shuttleworth, founder of Make.

CTBUH Journal 2016 Issue III Available for Purchase

The third journal of 2016 is now available for purchase, featuring a case study of Evolution Tower.

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Tall Building Features

Research Paper: High-Rises, High Seismicity

Two structural engineers use the Lincoln Square Expansion project to look at changing design approaches.

Video: Evolving Russian Tall Building Typologies

Philip Nikandrov of Gorproject provides an overview of the Evolution Tower during the 2015 awards symposium.

CTBUH Publication: China Best Tall Buildings

The Council has published a book chronicling the inaugural China Awards, featuring winners and finalists.

Building Case Study: SOCAR Tower, Baku, Azerbaijan

SOCAR Tower is inspired by motifs of fire, wind, and energy, meant to represent the city and the tower.

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Upcoming Events

Intelligent Egress in Tall Buildings

12 September, 2016, Beijing, China

CTBUH Melbourne: Three Cities

14 September, 2016, Melbourne, Australia

CTBUH 2016 Conference

16–21 October 2016, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong, China

CTBUH 2016 Awards Symposium

3 November 2016, Chicago, USA
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