CTBUH Tall Building Newsletter

March 2018

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Speaking Opportunities Available at 2018 Skybridges Symposium

Don't miss the chance to present at this stand-alone two-day program, organized in conjunction with thyssenkrupp, at the CTBUH Middle East Conference.

Career Opportunities: Help CTBUH guide the World's Urban Trajectory

If the CTBUH mission resonates with you or a colleague, there are more ways than ever to help the Council enable a smarter urban future.

Global Tall Building News

Tokyo Plans World’s Tallest Wooden Skyscraper by 2041

The 350-meter high-rise would require approximately 184,059 cubic meters of wood to construct.

High-Rise Complex in Frankfurt Moving Forward

Four new high-rises ranging from 100 to 229 meters tall are set to transform the city’s skyline.

Development Brings Modular Living to Amsterdam

Details have been revealed for Crossroads, a sustainable high-rise modular development.

Concrete Work on Dubai’s Palm Tower Passes 80 Percent Mark

The 52-story tower will include a hotel, 432 luxury residences, and a public viewing deck.

Design Revealed for Raffles Place Development in Singapore

The under-construction 51-story high-rise would contain offices, residential, and retail space.

Rising Temperature Causes Ice to Fall from Chicago High-Rises

With ice falling on busy downtown sidewalks, CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik advises pedestrians on how to stay safe.

New Tower Set to Rise Above Downtown Monterrey

The proposed mixed-use skyscraper, which would become the city’s tallest, would feature a web-like exoskeleton.

City Planners Back 38-Story Tower in Los Angeles’ Historic Core

The city’s planning commission has signed off on a 38-story downtown condominium tower.

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Initial Round of Conference Sponsors Announced

See confirmed sponsors and learn more about the remaining packages while opportunities remain.

CTBUH Launches Inaugural Photo Contest

Participants should submit photos of tall buildings that contribute to their urban habitat by March 31.

Experts Discuss Green High-Rise Innovations

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

CTBUH Dubai Celebrates Middle East Architects

The social gathering was hosted in collaborating with the American Institute of Architects.

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Tall Building Features

Building Case Study: SkyVille @ Dawson in Singapore

Skyville is a public housing project that includes a high level of amenities in a sustainable setting.

Latest Publication: CTBUH 2018 Journal Issue I

The latest CTBUH Journal features studies on Seoul’s first supertall, postwar “glass boxes,” and more.

Research Paper: Helping Cities Plan High-Rise Growth

Two studies completed in Toronto aim to help cities navigate issues associated with high-rise growth.

Video: Government Leader Discusses Singapore Housing

Dr. Cheong, CEO, Housing and Development Board of Singapore, discusses her urban planning work.

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CTBUH Canada Chapter Event:
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Toronto, Canada
21 March 2018

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23 March 2018


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19-20 April 2018

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30-31 May 2018
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