CTBUH Tall Building Newsletter

February 2018

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Registration Now Open for 2018 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference

Finalist projects have been announced for this inaugural two-day event that incorporates what was previously known as the CTBUH Annual Awards.

CTBUH Releases 2018 Tall
Building Predictions

In association with our 2017 Tall Building Year in Review, CTBUH has generated a number of predictions that provide a snapshot of the year to come.

Global Tall Building News

Taipei’s Latest Skyscraper to House Two Luxury Hotels

An architect has been chosen for a 280-meter high-rise that could become Taipei's second-tallest.

One Chicago Square Gets Planning Commission Approval

A residential complex with a 76-story high-rise in Chicago is headed to a vote in the City Council.

Design Group Awarded Contract for Oslo Train Station Scheme

The city’s train station will receive a
make-over with the addition of a glass-and-timber high-rise.

Architect Proposes “Vertical Forest” for Eindhoven

The 75-meter high-rise would be the first to integrate a vertical forest into an affordable housing skyscraper.

Developers Secure Financing for New York Supertall

Developers have closed on $1.14 billion in financing to complete the 472-meter Central Park Tower.

Finalists in CTBUH Awards Program Announced

The 46 project finalists will compete for winning distinctions across eight categories at the CTBUH 2018 Awards Program.

Dubai Frame Opens to the Public on New Year's Day

The 150-meter observation platform connects through a skybridge that offers 360-degree views.

Dozens Injured as Floor Collapses at Jakarta Stock Exchange

At least 77 people were taken to area hospitals, and officials say the cause of the collapse is unknown.

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CTBUH 2018 Conference Steering Meeting Held in Dubai

The CTBUH team met with industry leaders in preparation for the 2018 Middle East Conference.

CTBUH Releases Urban Habitat Publication

This technical guide analyzes the urban habitat around skyscrapers in cities across the globe.

Get Involved in Cyclone-Glazing Research Project

The research, sponsored by Trosifol, will investigate cyclone glazing in the Asia-Pacific Region.

CTBUH Trustees Attend Inaugural Turkey Event

Speakers discussed green strategies for tall buildings, as well as current and future projects in Turkey.

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Tall Building Features

Building Case Study: Beijing Greenland Center

The tower’s façade takes advantage of the building’s site as a means to catch and refract sunlight.

Latest Publication: IJHRB 2017 Volume 6 Number 4

The International Journal of High Rise Buildings is a research journal produced with CTBUH Korea.

Research Paper: The Impact of Supertall Density

This paper discusses topics related to the densification caused by supertall towers and their impact on a city.

Video: Microsoft Executive Talks Smart Technology

Rimes Mortimer of Microsoft explains the effects of smart technology on buildings and cities.

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Upcoming Events

CTBUH UK Chapter Networking Event

Albert's Club,
London, United Kingdom,
8 February 2018

CTBUH Seattle
High-Rise Tour

West Edge Tower,
Seattle, United States,
22 February 2018

Fazlur R. Khan
Lecture Series:
Surendra P. Shah

Lehigh University,
Bethlehem, United States,
23 February 2018

CTBUH 2018

Radisson Blu Aqua,
Chicago, United States,
30-31 May 2018
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