CTBUH Tall Building Newsletter

August 2017

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2017 Australia Conference:
Full Speaker Program Released

CTBUH is pleased to announce the complete speaker program for the 2017 Conference. Register today to guarantee your place!

Skyscraper Center Editorial Board:
Seeking New Members

The Council is now looking for new members to join The Skyscraper Center Editorial Board, who will help build the primary database on skyscraper information.

Global Tall Building News

Chicago's Lakeshore East
To See New Towers

A developer is pushing ahead on a new wave of towers near the Chicago River and Lake Michigan.

53-Story South Bank Tower
Wins Planning in London

Southwark council planners recommended the project for approval at a committee meeting held July 19.

Demolition Phase for Sydney Tower Completes

This early milestone paves the way for what could become the tallest residential tower in Sydney by 2019.

World Capital Centre Proposed for Colombo

A megatall tower, called World Capital Centre, has been proposed for the commercial heart of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

CTBUH Report Reveals Insights on Tall Timber Development

France, Nigeria, and Austria are to become home to the world's tallest wooden buildings.

Converted Cape Town Grain Silo to Open in September

The museum portion of the hotly anticipated tower will fully open to the public on September 22, 2017.

Competition Winner Sites Vertical Forest in Utrecht

The proposal would be one of two new towers to rise on a site in the city center, located near the Central Train Station.

Seventy-Floor Dubai Tower To Commence Construction

The tower will rise along Sheikh Zayed Road, next to Al Habtoor City and Damac’s Aykon City.

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CTBUH Germany Hosts Symposium on Tech Innovations

The symposium featured in-depth presentations from many of the Council’s top leaders and staff.

CTBUH, ArcelorMittal Announce Floor-Area Research Project

The project seeks to standardize the calculation of floor area across tall buildings globally.

CTBUH WeChat Video Database Launched (CN Language Only)

An extensive database of the Council’s video library is now readily available online in China via WeChat.

The Shard Plays Host To Seminal CTBUH UK Event in London

The event addressed the complexities of operating the tallest building in Western Europe.

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Tall Building Features

Latest Publication: IJHRB 2017 Volume 6 Number 2

Issue 2 of the 2017 IJHRB, a journal produced in conjunction with CTBUH Korea, has been released.

Building Case Study: Sky Habitat, Singapore

The project explores humanistic concepts of community, landscape, gardens, and daylight.

Research Paper: Unpacking Composite Construction

This research explores and defines five sub-categories of "composite" structural systems for tall buildings.

Video: Efficient Multi-Directional People Transportation

The trend of growing cities will require new and visionary solutions for mobility in urban areas.

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Upcoming Events

CTBUH Symposium & Book Launch

TJAD Office,
Shanghai, China,
2 August, 2017

CTBUH 2017 Warm-up Event

Westin Hotel,
Sydney, Australia,
18 August, 2017

CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference

Hyatt Regency,
Sydney, Australia,
30 Oct – 3 Nov, 2017

CTBUH Israel Regional Conference

Tel Aviv Convention Center,
Tel Aviv, Israel,
13–16 November, 2017
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