CTBUH Tall Building Newsletter

September 2017

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Only 150 Places Left at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference

With only eight weeks remaining to the tall building event of the year, and over 1,000 people already registered, this is the last opportunity to sign up.

Economic Drivers Research Report Now Available for Purchase

Discover the financial, political, and demographic forces shaping China’s skyscraper sprint in the latest CTBUH Research Report.

Global Tall Building News

Fashion Company Proposes 200-Meter Tower in Brande

The project will incorporate retail, offices, education facilities, event space, and hotel accommodations.

Construction Completes
On Melbourne’s Lighthouse

Elenberg Fraser designed the 607-unit building, which features purple-tinted angular aluminum panels.

New Pictures Emerge
Of Dubai Creek Tower

If completed on schedule, the 928-meter cable-supported tower may become the world’s tallest man-made structure.

CTBUH Editor Discusses the Blow-Through Floor Planned for Vista Tower

CBS Chicago spoke with CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik, who explained the innovative structural feature.

VIA 57 West to Include Additional Affordable Units

An additional 36 affordable apartments are being added to the 142 already available in the tower, which is located in New York City.

New Plans Proposed
For Manchester Project

The latest images of the footballer-backed scheme follow feedback from the first public consultation held in July.

Rotterdam Skyscraper Approved, Amid Objections

A Dutch administrative court approved a tower that would rise 215 meters and become the tallest in the region.

Long Beach’s Tallest Building Breaks Ground

The 315-unit residential building will usurp the city's current tallest, the 121-meter One World Trade Center.

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Chinese Version of Research Roadmap Released

The report identifies priority research topics in the tall building field across all disciplines.

CTBUH Launches Three Fire Safety-Related Initiatives

In the wake of the Grenfell fire, these programs will critically evaluate tall building fire performance.

Master’s Thesis Academic Initiative Launched

The project will empower students to research the potential of multi-directional elevators.

“Space Within” Tours Take Place Across 15 Cities Worldwide

For the fourth year, the CTBUH Urban Habitat Committee organized global walking tours.

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Tall Building Features

Building Case Study: Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Plaza

The complex features a pair of identical supertall towers that establish a new focal point for the city.

Research Paper:
City Hubs

The paper explores how inner-urban building typologies will continue to evolve into more flexible structures.

Video: Skyscrapers and Skylines: The Case of China

Jason Barr discusses the preliminary findings of the 2015 Research Seed Funding initiative.

Latest Publication: CTBUH 2017 Journal Issue III

This special issue is now available for purchase, highlighting key women in the tall building industry.

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Upcoming Events

WOODRISE, 1st World Congress

Institute Technologique FCBA, Bordeaux, France,
12–15 Sep, 2017

CTBUH China Technical Workshop

Arup Offices,
Beijing, China
20 Sep 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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