CTBUH Tall Building Newsletter

July 2017

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CTBUH Releases Interactive Version of Tall Timber Study

The study audits timber towers from around the globe in anticipation of a CTBUH-led timber workshop at the 2017 Australia Conference.

Research Seed Funding Initiative Draws Diverse Proposals

Thirty-five proposals from nine countries highlight this year’s diverse seed funding proposals. $20,000 of grant money will be awarded to the winner.

Global Tall Building News

Wilshire Grand Center Completes in Los Angeles

The 335-meter skyscraper is now officially the tallest west of the Mississippi River, according to CTBUH criteria.

Approved Nairobi Tower Reveals Renderings

The wedge-shaped tower will accommodate offices and apartment units in Nairobi’s Upper Hill district.

Liuzhou Forest City Master Plan Breaks Ground in China

Conceived as a green metropolis, the project will eventually accommodate 30,000 people across a mix of uses.

Victoria One Structurally Tops Out in Melbourne

The core of Victoria One has reaches its final height as construction continues on the 246-meter tower.

CTBUH Executive Director Comments on MULTI Launch

Antony Wood was in attendance for the elevator system’s unveiling, which included a Council symposium.

Grenfell Fire Provokes Investigation into NSW Towers

The NSW government is auditing buildings for the flammable cladding that exacerbated the Grenfell House fire.

Lebanon’s Tallest Building Completes in Beirut

The 52-story, 195-meter Sama Beirut houses several components on a 5,220-square-meter property.

First US Timber High-Rise Cleared for Construction

Developers have received construction permits for Framework, a 12-story mass timber high-rise.

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Second CAF-CTBUH Event Examines Tall Building Safety

A multi-disciplinary panel attempted to answer: What is the biggest threat to a skyscraper?

CTBUH Releases Statement on Grenfell House Fire in London

CTBUH Fellow Simon Lay released an official statement on behalf of the Council on the day following the fire.

Family of Lynn S. Beedle Visits Council Headquarters

CTBUH was proud to welcome the family of Council founder Lynn S. Beedle to their new headquarters.

CTBUH-Partnered Event Explores High-Performance Façades

Working with ComEd and Seventhwave, CTBUH hosted a breakfast seminar examining façades.

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Tall Building Features

Latest Publication: TBUH Issue 10 Released

The latest Chinese-language edition of the CTBUH Journal is now available for purchase.

Building Case Study: European Central Bank Building

The Best Tall Building Europe 2016 Finalist integrates with heritage architecture and employs massive atria.

Research Paper: River Beech Tower – A Tall Timber Experiment

This conceptual tower explores the limits of structural timber in order to identify challenges.

Video: Building Tall – How High Can We Go?

Panelists consider the theoretical limits of height in the first part of the CAF-CTBUH seminar series.

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Upcoming Events

CTBUH Asia Pacific Seminar Series

Singapore, Kuala Lumpur,
and Bangkok,
3–5 July, 2017

CTBUH Canada: 88 Scott Tour

88 Scott Street,
Toronto, Canada,
19 July 2017

CTBUH Symposium and Book Launch

Tongji University, Shanghai, China,
2 August 2017

CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference

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