CTBUH Tall Building Newsletter

April 2018

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Three Research and Academic Competitions Launched. Sign Up!

Offering more than $60,000 in prizes, these CTBUH programs give researchers and students the opportunity to have their work recognized on a global platform.

Speaking Opportunities: 2018 Smart Tall Buildings Symposium

Submit a proposal today for the opportunity to speak at this two-day program, organized in conjunction with Schindler, at the CTBUH 2018 Middle East Conference.

Global Tall Building News

First Segment of Skybridge Completes in Chongqing

The 400-meter-long skybridge will eventually connect four high-rises in the Raffles City complex.

Developer Proposes 60-Story Office Tower in Toronto

Called "The Hub," the high-rise will offer 130,064 square meters of office space aimed at tech tenants.

Plans Revealed for “Horizontal Skyscrapers” in Moscow

The project consists of two apartment blocks built on stilts as part of a redevelopment of an abandoned brewery.

Work to Resume on Dubai’s Second-Tallest Skyscraper

Construction is set to start again on the 570-meter-tall high-rise in the third quarter of 2018.

New York’s 111 West 57th Street Halfway Complete

The under-construction supertall skyscraper is now halfway to its final height of 435.5 meters.

Tallest Building in Each US State Identified

Using data from The Skyscraper Center, USA Today featured information on the tallest building in each state.

Team Selected for Paris District Master Plan

The plan proposes a highly connected urban district incorporating a 180-meter skyscraper.

City of Sydney Approves 50-Story Mixed-Use Project

A permit has been granted for a development that will include a hotel, retail, and residential uses.

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Lifetime Achievement Award Winners Announced

The 2018 CTBUH Lifetime Achievement Awards recipients are Larry Silverstein and Aine Brazil.

CTBUH Research Manager Joins IPMS Committee

Dario Trabucco represents the Council in the coalition, which sets global standards for property measurement.

Venue for Innovation Conference VIP Reception Selected

The VIP Networking Reception will be held at the Blue Cross-Blue Shield Tower in Chicago.

CTBUH and CAF Conclude ‘Building Tall’ Lecture Series

View the highlights from the panel discussions hosted by CTBUH and the Chicago Architecture Foundation.

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Tall Building Features

Building Case Study: Toranomon Hills in Tokyo, Japan

The project plays a significant urban role through the incorporation of layered public spaces.

Latest Publication: 2017 Post-Conference Report

This highly illustrated report profiles the five-day CTBUH 2017 Conference and its main findings.

Research Paper: Digital Modeling for Postwar Skyscrapers

Researchers examined the evolution of cladding and environmental technologies used on postwar towers.

Video: Architect Discusses 2016 CTBUH Award Winner

Ellen Lou, Director of Urban Design and Planning at SOM, discusses her work on Wuhan Tiandi.

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Upcoming Events

CTBUH Ohio: Megalopolis 2050

The Boathouse at Confluence Park, Columbus, United States 11 April 2018

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Lecture Series:
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13 April 2018


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19-20 April 2018

CTBUH 2018 Innovation Conference

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Chicago, United States
30-31 May 2018
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