CTBUH Tall Building Newsletter

October 2016

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Register for the 15th Annual CTBUH Awards Symposium

Registration remains open for the FREE daytime symposium featuring notable speakers such as Jean Nouvel, Kai-Uwe Bergmann, and Koon Hean Cheong.

Simultaneous “Twilight” Urban Tours Take Place across 13 Cities

For the third year in a row, the CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee organized walking tours around the globe.

Global Tall Building News

Multi-Tower Mixed-Use Complex Proposed for Shenzhen

Another five buildings are slated to join Shenzhen's dense skyline as part of new mixed-use complex.

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Hai Phong Skyscraper

A groundbreaking ceremony was held for a 148-meter skyscraper planned to be the tallest in the region.

Architect Named in Competition for Stavanger High-Rise

An architecture firm has been named to design a 26-story office high-rise in the Norwegian city.

Dubai Developer Reveals Ultra-Luxury Palm 360 Project

A developer recently unveiled a two-tower hotel and residential project on Dubai's Palm Jumeirah.

Gold Coast’s 298-Meter Spirit Tower Granted Approval

Councilors have approved a development that would be one of Australia’s tallest residential towers.

Chicago’s Multi-Tower Riverline Complex Breaks Ground

A groundbreaking was held for a multi-tower complex to be located alongside the Chicago River.

CTBUH Communications Manager Talks Mixed-Use Trend

CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel spoke to Mansion Global regarding the popularity of mixed-use buildings.

Major Tokyo Redevelopment Project Breaks Ground

One of the city’s largest redevelopment projects has officially broken ground in the Otemachi District.

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Registration Closing Soon for CTBUH 2016 Conference

With the conference now only two weeks away, the registration portal will be closing soon. Register now!

CTBUH HQ Funds NYC and Australia Chapter Activities

The Council has awarded $15,000 in grant money to both the CTBUH New York and Australia Chapters.

CTBUH Announces New $246,000 Research Project

A CTBUH research study funded by thyssenkrupp will examine rope-less, non-vertical elevators.

CTBUH Launching Two New Working Groups

The first meetings of two new working groups will be held at the CTBUH 2016 Conference.

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Tall Building Features

Video: Design Challenges of China’s Tallest Towers

Engineers at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff discuss the challenges of designing China’s tallest buildings.

Research Paper: Next Generation Vertical Transport

Leaders at thyssenkrupp investigate the world’s first rope-free and non-vertical elevator system.

Latest Publication: IJHRB Issue III Released

Issue III of the IJHRB, a scholarly journal produced in conjunction with CTBUH Korea, has been released.

Building Case Study: Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre

Guangzhou CTF is a hotel, residential, and office project set to be the tallest tower in Guangzhou.

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Upcoming Events

CTBUH Canada Chapter Event

4 October 2016, Toronto, Canada

Challenges of a Forest City

5 October 2016, Chicago, United States

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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