CTBUH Tall Building Newsletter

July 2018

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Initial Speakers Announced:
2018 Middle East Conference

With the initial speakers and topics announced and the Conference fast approaching, now is the best time to register before rates go up on 15 August!

CTBUH Announces 2018 Global Walking Tours

The Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee will hold its annual global walking tours in 23 planned cities, with the theme of “Walking on Water.”

Global Tall Building News

New York’s 3 World Trade Center Officially Opens

The 69-story building, which stands 329 meters tall, is now the fifth tallest high-rise in the city.

Supertall Mixed-Use Tower Approved for Tel Aviv

The 400-meter-tall hotel and office project could become Israel’s tallest building upon completion.

Winner Announced for Competition in Novorossiysk

The proposal spans 14 hectares in Russia and includes nine buildings, a new fishing port, and marina.

High-Rise Morpheus Hotel Opens in Macau

The building features a twisting free-form exoskeleton that negates the need for internal columns.

Resort to Begin Construction in Kaslik, Lebanon

The Soul Beach Resort, which will include a 28-story hotel tower, will begin construction in July.

Supertall Residential Completions to Hit Record

With land prices rising, CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik provided context on the economics of supertall buildings.

Brisbane Commercial Development Gains Approval

The city council has approved a 200-meter-tall office building that includes a new public thoroughfare.

Office High-Rise Tops Out in Shenzhen

The scheme will include extensive landscaping at various heights to echo the area's topography.

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CTBUH Hosts First 2018 Leaders Meeting in Chicago

Leaders met at the Tall + Urban Innovation Conference to strategize on Council activities overall.

Talking Tall with Jules Pipe: Planning for a Taller London

London's deputy mayor discussed the city's growth amid the public controversy over tall buildings.

Research Seed Funding Draws Diverse Proposals

The Council’s 7th Research Seed Funding initiative has received 35 proposals from 13 countries.

CTBUH United Kingdom Hosts "Exporting Tall"

The chapter held a series of presentations about designing tall buildings outside of the UK.

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Tall Building Features

Building Case Study: American Copper Buildings

The two towers are connected by a three-story skybridge, which contains shared tenant amenities.

Latest Publication: Tall Buildings + Urban Habitat

The first volume of this series provides a global overview of tall building design and construction.

Research Paper: The Vertical Corporate Campus

Tencent Seafront Towers in Shenzhen were studied as an example of the “vertical campus” concept.

Video: Global Brands Versus Local Neighborhoods

Christian Derix of Woods Bagot discusses his work identifying qualities of livability through data.

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CTBUH Seattle:
High-Rise Tour

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12 July 2018

CTBUH Australia:
King Street Timber

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Brisbane, Australia
26 July 2018

CTBUH Atlanta:
Tall Timber in the Southeast

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Atlanta, United States
26 July 2018

CTBUH 2018 Middle East Conference

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
20-25 October 2018
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