CTBUH Tall Building Newsletter

May 2017

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2017 Conference Gathers Pace as Early Bird Deadline Approaches

Don’t miss your opportunity to register for the 2017 Australia Conference before the May 26 early bird deadline. Sign up now!

CTBUH Makes a Splash in Costa Rica with Board Trip, Chapter Event

The CTBUH Board of Trustees' trip included a signboard inauguration for San José’s tallest building and an event attended by the country’s Vice President.

Global Tall Building News

CTBUH Certifies Lotte World Tower as World's Fifth Tallest

Media outlets around the world took notice as CTBUH announced the completion of Lotte Tower.

120-Meter Beirut Terraces Residential Tower Completes

The 27-story building features a series of layered and punctured floor plates that float above the ground.

411-Meter Building Planned for Nanjing Business District

The skyscraper is part of a five-tower project that will comprise phase two of the Nanjing Financial City development.

San Francisco’s Salesforce Tower Tops Out

The topping out comes almost exactly four years after the project broke ground in the SoMa neighborhood.

Waterfall-Inspired Tower Planned for South Brisbane

A developer has submitted a new development application for a striking 33-story tower with cascading water.

Europe’s Tallest Modular Tower Places Final Module

The 29-story north London tower will house 580 student accommodation rooms when completed later this year.

Competition-Winning Design Selected for Antwerp Tower

The tower, known as Striga 3, sits at the center of the Nieuw Zuid master plan that lies to the south of the city.

Plans Resurrected for Kuala Lumpur’s Plaza Rakyat

Once abandoned, plans have been revived for a four-tower project that includes a 92-story skyscraper.

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The 2016 Post Conference Report is Now Available!

Relive CTBUH 2016 with a comprehensive report on all major activities, tours, speakers, and events.

Follow the Council’s Newly Upgraded WeChat Account

Learn about the Council’s ongoing presence in China with our upgraded WeChat account. (Chinese Only.)

CTBUH Executive Director Honored as a Top 25 Newsmaker

Antony Wood was in New York in April to be honored by ENR as a Top Newsmaker for 2016.

Ceylon Today Covers India and Sri Lanka Tall Building Forum

CTBUH Sri Lanka and the CTBUH India Chapter held a joint tall building forum, a first for the two countries.

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Tall Building Features

Building Case Study: South Beach, Singapore

South Beach combines the “city in a garden” concept of Singapore with impressive architectural details.

Featured Video: Appropriate High-Rise Vernaculars

This 2016 conference plenary session examines how to design tall buildings to be contexual.

Research Paper: Efficient People Transportation

Leaders at thyssenkrupp examine the limits of vertical transportation made possible by the MULTI technology.

Latest Publication: CTBUH Journal 2017 Issue II Released

The issue features a case study of South Beach Towers in Singapore, among other papers.

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Upcoming Events

Securing Tall: What’s the Biggest Threat to a Skyscraper?

Chicago Architecture Foundation, Chicago, USA, 18 May 2017

IUAV International Tall Buildings Conference

Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Foundation, Milan, Italy
7 June 2017

2017 CCHRB Spring Seminar

Harris Bank Auditorium,
Chicago, United States
8 June 2017

CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference

Hyatt Regency,
Sydney, Australia,
30 Oct – 3 Nov
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