CTBUH Tall Building Newsletter

November 2016

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Join the CTBUH Awards Symposium this week

The 15th Annual CTBUH Awards are set to feature several prominent speakers. Pre-registration has closed, but you can still register on-site.

Relive the CTBUH 2016 Conference with Daily Reports from Each Day

The CTBUH 2016 conference was the largest to date with over 1,350 delegates. Check out the daily reports for an overview of activities.

Global Tall Building News

Architect Wins Design for Beirut Museum of Art

An architect's winning design for a 124-meter tower has been selected for the Beirut Museum of Art.

Hilton Hotel Targets 45-Floor Nairobi Tower

A proposal for Africa’s tallest tower, featuring a Hilton Hotel, is moving forward in the Upper Hills district.

Contractor Named for Residential Scheme in Mumbai

A contractor has entered into an agreement to deliver a residential scheme in Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex.

Tel Aviv Tower Set to Become Israel's Tallest Building

An under-construction two-tower complex will feature Israel’s tallest building at 63 stories.

CTBUH Inspires Investigation into Real Estate Superstitions

A recent Global News story inspired an investigation into how luck and superstition inform real estate

Adelaide’s Tallest Building Submitted for Planning

Plans for the city’s tallest building at 132 meters have been formally submitted for approval by city councilors.

72-Story Twin Towers Proposed for Toronto

A proposed 72-story twin tower development would add density to the city’s core business district.

Residential Muse Tower Proposed for Rotterdam

A 75-meter residential tower called The Muse has been proposed for the Waterstad Quarter neighborhood.

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CTBUH Releases Company Rankings from 100 Tallest Book

Company rankings are displayed for numerous disciplines and ordered by number of projects.

Canada Chapter Hosts Seminar on Imports and Acquisitions

The CTBUH Canada Chapter organized and held its third in a series of tall building seminars

CTBUH to Participate in Cyclone Glazing Research Study

CTBUH has received $85,800 in funding from Trosifol for a 12-month research project to investigate glazing.

CTBUH-IIT Academic Studio Visits Chicago Gensler Office

The visit was part of a studio taught by CTBUH Exec. Dir. Antony Wood and Academic Coordinator Peng Du.

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Tall Building Features

Latest Publication: CTBUH Journal 2016 Issue IV Released

The fourth journal of 2016 is now available for purchase featuring a case study of SOM projects in China.

Building Case Study: Shinsegae International

Shinsegae International was designed as the global headquarters for the eponymous fashion giant.

Research Paper: Properties of Mega-Columns

The properties of composite mega-columns with encased steel profiles are explored through testing and research.

Video: A New Icon for an Evolving City – One World Trade Center

Senior representatives of the One World Trade Center design team present on the building’s innovations.

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Upcoming Events

CTBUH Awards Symposium, Ceremony & Dinner

3 November 2016, Chicago, United States

CTBUH Costa Rica: New Trends of Wood Buildings

11 Oct – 4 Nov 2016, San Jose, Costa Rica

CTBUH Seattle Chapter Fall Forum

8 November 2016, Seattle, United States

AITS: Design of Tall Buildings Seminar

7–12 November 2016, Bangkok, Thailand
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