CTBUH Tall Building Newsletter

March 2017

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2017 Awards Program Embraces New, Extended Timetable

The 2017 awards program timetable is being adjusted, culminating in an expanded two-day symposium in spring 2018.

CTBUH 2017 Conference Registration Launched. Sign up!

Delegates can register for the core two or three days in Sydney, plus add on programs in Melbourne or Brisbane, along with VIP networking receptions.

Global Tall Building News

Vertical Forest Towers Proposed for Nanjing

The proposed towers will not only feature extensive vegetation, but a range of unique programming as well.

Proposed Residential Tower in Quito Could be City’s Tallest

The tower relies on improved infrastructure connections to facilitate transit-oriented development.

Samsung China Headquarters Tops Out in Beijing

The tower forms a central component of Chaoyang, Beijing’s newest central business district.

New Details Emerge on Istanbul's Rising G Tower

Recognizable by its unique façade, the tower addresses the unique context and culture of the city.

CTBUH Comms Manager Discusses High-Rise Living

In an interview, The Guardian looked to CTBUH to discuss the growth of high-rise living around the globe.

Beirut Terraces Tower Takes Shape in Lebanon

New photographs detail construction of the 27-story tower, which is nearing completion.

Contractor Selected for Wood Skyscraper in Brumunddal

The building, known as Mjøstårnet, could become the tallest wood skyscraper in the world at 80 meters.

Melbourne’s Tallest Tower Approved by Government

The 90-story tower in Southbank would stand at 324 meters and feature 388 hotel rooms and 708 residences.

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Korea’s SuperTEC Visits CTBUH China Office

The visit from SuperTEC, a consortium of academics, focused on new research opportunities.

CTBUH Cyclone-Glazing Research Project Meeting

Initial research for the cyclone-glazing project was presented to sponsor Trosifol in Miami.

CTBUH Contributes to Nat. Geographic Kids Book

Our Executive Director and Skyscraper Center Database Editor served as expert content reviewers.

CTBUH & CAF Collaborate on New Lecture Series

The first lecture in the “Building Tall” series will focus on the topic “How High Can We Go?”

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Tall Building Features

Latest Publication: CTBUH Journal 2017 Issue I

The first journal of 2017 is now available for purchase, featuring a case study of Torre Reforma.

Building Case Study: The Cube, Beirut, Lebanon

The Cube was named 2016 Best Tall Building Middle East & Africa for its residential design concept.

Research Paper: Cyclone Resistant Glazing Solutions

Trosifol examines the buildings codes established to mitigate economic losses from severe storms.

Video: Shaping Singapore – Dr. Cheong Koon Hean

The influential CEO of Singapore’s HDB discusses her career as an urban planner.

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Upcoming Events

Australia and the Future of Vertical Urbanism

CTBUH Australia
Sydney, 7 March 2017 & Melbourne, 9 March 2017

CTBUH Scandinavia: Second Tall Building Symposium

Søborg, Denmark,
9 March 2017

CAF/CTBUH “Building Tall: How High Can We Go?” Lecture

Chicago Architecture Foundation, Chicago USA,
16 March 2017

New York City Conference

Metropolitan West,
New York City, USA,
6-7 April, 2017
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