CTBUH Tall Building Newsletter

November 2017

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Watts Sworn in as Next Chairman as Australia Conference Begins

Watts, who is a partner at alinea consulting, received the chairman’s gavel in a ceremony at the 2017 Australia Conference in Sydney on October 31.

Submit for the CTBUH Annual Awards by November 30

Don’t miss the Council’s largest and most competitive Annual Awards program to date, and the chance to promote your projects around the world.

Global Tall Building News

Stockholm Redevelopment Will Include 45-Story Tower

Several historic gasometers will be upcycled into a new residential complex with a 170-meter tower.

Contractor Selected for Melbourne Mixed-Use Complex

The first phase of the development will house 1,376 apartments plus a 270-meter-high hotel.

Rendering Unveiled for 35-Story Tower in Nairobi

The three tower complex will rise 150 meters and feature Kenya’s highest suspended restaurant.

Finalists Announced for CTBUH Student Competition

Five finalists have been announced for the 6th International Student Tall Building Design Competition.

Canada’s First Supertall is Now Under Construction

Dubbed The One, the slender mixed-use tower will rise 306 meters above the Toronto cityscape.

Designs Revealed for High-Rise Project in Budapest

The 28-story tower is being designed as the headquarters of a global oil and gas company.

Upcoming Dubai Luxury Resort Secures Contractor

The twin-tower project will rise 77 stories and feature a 217-room hotel plus 479 residences.

Two Mega-Development Sites Unveiled in Chicago

Developers plan mixed-use campuses along the Chicago River and on the former site of Michael Reese Hospital.

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CTBUH Israel to Hold Conference with IACIE in Tel Aviv

The event will expand on the Australia Conference theme by exploring regional identity in a global context.

CTBUH Distributes $81,000 for Academic Initiatives

Four research initiatives will receive the grants, with winners recognized at the 2017 Australia Conference.

CTBUH Dubai and AIA Host Celebration for Top Architects

CTBUH Dubai and the American Institute of Architects met to honor the Middle East's top architects.

CTBUH Beijing Hosts Building-Making Presentation

Three CTBUH members at the forefront of tall building construction innovation presented at the event.

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Tall Building Features

Building Case Study: Hearst Tower in New York City

Hearst Tower became the first New York City office building to achieve Gold LEED Certification.

Latest Publication: IJHRB 2017 Volume 6 Issue III

Issue 3 of the 2017 IJHRB, a journal produced in conjunction with CTBUH Korea, has been released.

Research Paper: 8 Chifley in Sydney, Australia

Performance based structural engineering helped reduce capital costs and increase floor area.

Video: CTBUH Interview Series: Hearst Tower at 10

Watch Hearst Vice President Louis Nowikas discuss the company's headquarters at 10 years old.

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Upcoming Events

CTBUH Israel Regional Conference

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

Chicago Lecture Series: Living Tall

Chicago Architecture Foundation,
Chicago, United States,
16 Nov 2017

CTBUH New York: Modular Construction

Full-Stack Modular Factory, New York, United States
16 Nov 2017

CTBUH Turkey Inaugural Event

Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey
17 Jan 2018
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