CTBUH Tall Building Newsletter

January 2017

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Start the Year by Helping CTBUH with “Vertical Futures” Survey

The “Vertical Futures” research project seeks to audit the cutting-edge technologies that are reshaping tall buildings. Take the survey to contribute your thoughts.

2016 Monthly Tall Happenings and Predictions for 2017

The CTBUH has prepared its annual run-down of the year’s biggest stories by month – and predicted the news for 2017 as well.

Global Tall Building News

Hanking Center Tower Tops Out in Shenzhen

China’s tallest steel skyscraper, Hanking Center Tower, has topped out at 350 meters.

Tower Trio Completes at Barangaroo South in Sydney

The three sibling International Towers have completed, bringing sustainable design to the city's waterfront.

Dueling Construction Timelines for World’s Tallest Structures

Ongoing construction of the world’s two tallest structures has created healthy competition between cities.

Plans Revealed for Rotterdam’s Slim Baan Tower

Plans have been revealed for a slim 150-meter residential building adjacent to Rotterdam's Erasmus Bridge.

Developers Reveal St. Louis’s Future Tallest Residential Tower

Plans have been revealed for the city’s future tallest residential tower, designed by Studio Gang Architects.

CTBUH Media Round-Up: Shanghai Tower

Review the extensive media coverage of CTBUH's 2016 Best Tall Building Worldwide announcement.

City Center Tower Completes in Manila

The City Center Tower is notable for its introduction of concentric circles in each floor plate.

Adelaide’s Future Tallest Tower Approved

Officials have approved the design of Realm Adelaide, set to be the city’s tallest building at 132 meters.

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CTBUH-IIT Academic Studio Final Review with Gensler

IIT architecture students presented their design research studio final projects in Crown Hall.

Guangzhou CTF Completion Certified by CTBUH

Guangzhou CTF is the tallest building in Guangzhou, second tallest in China, and fifth tallest worldwide.

CTBUH Staff Tour 150 North Riverside Building

As part of their annual holiday celebration, CTBUH HQ staff took a tour of 150 N. Riverside in Chicago.

CTBUH 2016 Holiday Publications Deal Extended

Missed your chance to get a CTBUH publication for the holidays? It's not too late for a great deal!

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Tall Building Features

Building Case Study: The White Walls, Nicosia, Cyprus

The White Walls was awarded the 2016 Best Tall Building Europe Award by the Council.

Research Paper: A Cultural Brand’s Journey

New World Development examines the recently completed Guangzhou CTF among other projects.

Latest Publication: IJHRB Issue IV Released

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

Video: Urban Open Space – A Tower in the Park

The design and development of 150 N. Riverside – visited by CTBUH for their holiday tour – is discussed.

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CTBUH New York: Future of Construction

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19 January 2017

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Khan Lecture Series: Eugen Brühwiler

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