CTBUH Tall Building Newsletter

December 2017

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CTBUH Releases Landmark Study on Urban Sustainability

This original research report investigates energy consumption, infrastructure, transport movements and other factors across urban and suburban environments.

2018 Conference Registration Launch: 5 Dec. at 11:59 p.m. CST

Don't miss being one of the first 100 registrants who will get the opportunity to visit the world’s next tallest building, Jeddah Tower in Saudi Arabia.

Global Tall Building News

Mayor Approves Skyscraper in South London’s Croydon

The revised design of the long-awaited tower will now rise 68 stories with 794 homes as well as office space.

Developer Submits Plan
for Mixed-Use Melbourne Scheme

The site will include 800 residences over three buildings, plus a hotel, retail and commercial space.

Sixty-Four Story Tower Tops Out in New York City

The 244-meter tower contains 124 condominiums as well as retail components at its base.

Plans Unveiled for Supertall Tower in Ho Chi Minh City

An architect has unveiled plans for a 333-meter mixed-use high-rise that would be the city’s tallest.

Construction Begins on 50-Story Tower in Mexico City

Located in the city's growing Santa Fe business district, the residential tower will include 220 apartments.

CTBUH 2017 Conference Garners International Press

Reporters from major publications across Australia attended and reporter on the CTBUH 2017 Conference.

Winner Announced for High-Rise Tower in Strasbourg

The 57-meter residential tower was commended for its sensitivity to the surrounding low-rise neighborhood.

Proposal Made for Portland’s Next Tallest Building

A redevelopment plan for the city’s postal headquarters includes a 296-meter mixed-use tower.

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CTBUH Observes Founder’s 100th Birthday

Dr. Lynn Beedle, who established the CTBUH in 1969, would have been 100 years old on Dec. 7.

CTBUH Leaders Connect at 2017 Conference

Council leaders met to reflect on the past year's work and set the agenda for the year ahead.

Third Partnered Event Discusses Tall Habitability

CTBUH and the Chicago Architecture Foundation hosted a panel on the livability of tall buildings.

Student Design Competition Winners Announced

The first place winner and the four finalists received their awards at the 2017 Conference.

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Tall Building Features

Building Case Study: Marina 101 in Dubai Marina District

Located along the Persian Gulf shores, the 425-meter supertall is the second tallest in the UAE.

Latest Publication: 2017 Conference Proceedings

This collection of abstracts serves as a gateway to the presentations given at the 2017 Australia Conference.

Research Paper:
The Livability of
Global Cities

This paper examines the density in cities with public transit versus car-dependent transportation.

Video: Urban Planning in Dubai, the Human Context

Akram Ogaily discusses Dubai’s rapid urbanization and its effect on the city’s urban fabric.

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Upcoming Events

CTBUH UK Christmas Networking Event

McQueen Lounge,
London, United Kingdom,
6 Dec 2017

CTBUH Turkey Inaugural Event

Hilton Istanbul Bomonti
Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey
17 Jan 2018

Chicago Lecture Series: Greening Tall

Chicago Architecture Foundation,
Chicago, United States,
1 Feb 2018

Fazlur R. Khan Lecture Series: Surendra P. Shah

Lehigh University,
Bethlehem, United States,
23 Feb 2018
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