CTBUH Tall Building Newsletter

December 2016

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Check Out the New Quick List Feature on The Skyscraper Center

The world’s premier database of tall building information just got a few big improvements, with a new quick list feature to compare buildings.

CTBUH Names Shanghai Tower Best Tall Building Overall for 2016

The CTBUH Awards Jury bestowed the title of “Best Tall Building Overall” to Shanghai Tower during the 15th annual Awards Symposium, Ceremony & Dinner.

Global Tall Building News

32-Story Modular High-Rise Completes in New York

The world’s tallest volumetric modular residential tower has completed, with tenant occupancy ongoing.

DA Submitted for Gold Coasts’ Orion Towers

A development application has been submitted for Orion Towers, featuring the Southern Hemisphere’s tallest tower.

Twisting Tower Makes Construction Progress in Taipei

New images have been released for the 21-story Tao Zhu Yin Yuan tower, under construction in the Xinjin District of Taipei.

Planners Set to Approve City of London's Tallest Tower

A proposal for the City of London’s tallest tower has been recommended for approval by Corporation planners.

Engineering Testing Completed for The Tower at DCH

The world’s future tallest supported-tower has undergone ground engineering investigations.

CTBUH Media Round-Up: 100 Tallest Company Rankings

The CTBUH has released some of the facts and figures behind the projects appearing in their recent book.

World’s Tallest Religious Skyscraper Under Construction

The world’s future tallest religious skyscraper is currently under construction in India.

Proposed Tower in Cape Town Would be City’s Tallest

A new tower development has been proposed that would be the city’s tallest building at 42 stories.

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Student Tall Building Competition Results Announced

The International Student Design Competition results were determined at the 2016 CTBUH Conference.

Buy the Full, Two-Volume 2016 Proceedings Online

The entire CTBUH 2016 Conference Proceedings are available for purchase on the CTBUH webshop.

2016 Conference Quiz Winner and Answers Announced

Thomas Jaehndel is the big winner of the 2016 Conference Quiz, answering nine questions.

Pratt 5th Year Highrise Studio – Midterm Critique

CTBUH NYC YPC members volunteered as panelists for Pratt Institute's year-end review.

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Tall Building Features

Building Case Study: VIA 57 West, New York City, USA

VIA 57 West, Best Tall Building Americas winner, won the audience vote during the 2016 Awards Ceremony.

Research Paper: Mixed-Use Tall Buildings

Leaders from JLL examine the benefits of mixed-uses through case studies of buildings like Shanghai Tower.

Video: Mediating Scale, Performance, and Iconicity

A series of site constraints prompted an innovative structural solution for the Guizhou Culture Plaza Tower.

Latest Publication: TBUH Chinese Journal Issues 6–8

Issues 6, 7, and 8 of the Chinese-language edition of the CTBUH Journal are now available for purchase.

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