CTBUH Tall Building Newsletter

February 2017

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2017 Conference Launch: Sydney, Australia – Get Involved Now!

The Council is pleased to announce the launch of its 2017 conference, Connecting the City: People, Density & Infrastructure, taking place from Oct. 30 to Nov. 3. See how to get involved on the CTBUH 2017 website!

2016 Year in Review Report Reveals Record-Breaking Year

CTBUH has once-again compiled its in-depth annual report on skyscraper construction. 2016 saw the completion of 128 200-meter-plus buildings, a record-breaking year.

Global Tall Building News

Land Purchased for Gold Coast’s Orion Towers

When complete, the taller of the two Orion Towers could become the tallest building in Australia at 328 meters.

New Photos Reveal Completed Qatar Foundation Headquarters

The interior of the 57-meter building has been described as “the deep construct of a sophisticated musical instrument.”

Gaia Building Completes in Quito as New Landmark

A 15-story mixed-use building that utilizes a molded façade system has been completed at a key intersection.

CTBUH Media Round-Up: Guangzhou CTF Completion

The Council’s certification of Guangzhou CTF as the 5th tallest in the world has garnered extensive media coverage.

Construction Begins in Warsaw on Poland’s Future Tallest

Plans for the 140,000-square-meter mixed-use scheme include three towers of 53, 21, and 19 stories.

New World Trade Centre Could be Perth's Next Tallest Building

The proposed 75-story building would surpass the height of the 249-meter Central Park Tower.

Chinese Construction Giant to Build Tallest Towers in Djibouti

The firm recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the project, which will serve as their local headquarters.

Construction Work Begins on Fubon Fuzhou Financial Center

The 29-story high-rise will be one of the largest bank headquarters in the region upon completion.

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Check out CTBUH’s 2016 China Initiatives (CN language only)

From research to awards to conferences, 2016 has been a successful year for CTBUH in China.

CTBUH Executive Director Recognized as ENR Newsmaker

Engineering News-Record has honored the work of CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood.

CTBUH Headquarters to Host Office Launch Party

The Council is celebrating their new office – only the third in 48 years – with a launch party.

CTBUH Iran: Conference on High-Rise Buildings

CTBUH Iran Representatives discussed Habitation in Green Cities at a high-rise conference.

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Tall Building Features

Latest Publication: Composite Megacolumns Report

This 51-page report summarizes key findings from an ArcelorMittal-sponsored research project.

Video: CTBUH Australia – Changing Face of Brisbane

CTBUH Australia’s Brisbane Committee held a seminar on the under-construction Brisbane Skytower.

Building Case Study: Torre Reforma, Mexico City, Mexico

Torre Reforma is featured in the 2016 Year in Review and was a 2016 Best Tall Building Finalist for the Americas.

Research Paper: An Engineered Response to Sculptural Form

Robert Bird Group examines the engineering behind the sculptural form of Sydney’s future tallest building.

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Upcoming Events

CTBUH Scandinavia: Second Symposium

Søborg, Denmark,
9 March 2017

ENR Award of Excellence Dinner

New York Hilton Midtown, New York, USA,
13–14 April 2017

AIA Orlando – CTBUH Panel Discussion

Orange County Convention Center,
Orlando, USA,
28 April 2017

CTBUH 2017 Sydney Conference

Hyatt Regency,
Sydney, Australia,
28–31 October 2017
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