CTBUH Tall Building Newsletter

August 2018

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CTBUH Now Accepting Annual Awards Submissions

Major changes to the 2019 Awards Program include 7 new categories and a restructured Best Tall Buildings track. Submit by 30 September!

2018 Middle East Conference:
Full Speaker Program Released

CTBUH is pleased to announce the complete speaker program for the 2018 Conference. Register today to guarantee your place!

Global Tall Building News

Plans for Kuwait's $86 Billion “Silk City” Revealed

The project includes a 1,001-meter tower and is estimated to complete in stages over 25 years.

Architects Selected for Sydney Residential Tower

The 80-story, mixed-use building is expected to cost $1 billion and take five years to construct.

700-Meter Tower Planned for Kuala Lumpur

The project has been proposed for the city center and will rise near a new rapid transit station.

Prismatic High-Rise Unveiled for Toronto

The eight-story modules that wrap the building will create sizeable terraces with extensive plantings.

235-Meter Tower Slated to Become Argentina's Tallest

The building is scheduled to open to residents by the end of 2018, with a full opening in March 2019.

Apartment Tower Scheme Proposed for Cardiff

The 25-story scheme will include 270 apartments, along with office and retail space in the podium.

Developers, Buyers Looking Skyward for Luxury Housing

Mansion Global spoke with CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik, who unpacked the high-rise luxury trend.

Hotel Tower in Guiyang Features 107-Meter Waterfall

The unique feature uses recycled water to operate and flows for a maximum of 20 minutes.

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CTBUH Signboard Unveiled for Suzhou IFS in China

The event was attended by CTBUH Staff and senior representatives of the building owner.

2018 Innovation Conference Archive Now Live

See the winners, photo galleries, slideshows, and reports from the fantastic event in Chicago.

CTBUH China Holds Tall Building Symposium

The one-day event, held at Tongji University, focused on “Sustainable Vertical Urbanism”

Seoul Government Officials Visit CTBUH Headquarters

Delegates visited the Council to receive overseas training on urban planning and infrastructure.

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Tall Building Features

Building Case Study: 150 North Riverside, Chicago

Site challenges were resolved with a core supported structure on a narrow footprint at grade.

Latest Publication: IJHRB 2018 Volume 7 Number 2

Issue 2 of the 2018 IJHRB, a journal produced in conjunction with CTBUH Korea, has been released.

Research Paper: Helping Cities Plan High-Rise Growth

Two studies sought to help Toronto navigate issues associated with vertical urban growth.

Video: Creating Transit-Oriented Communities

Frank Cerra of BG&E discusses his work on transit-oriented projects throughout Sydney.

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Upcoming Events

2018 CTBUH Global Walking Tour

Cities Worldwide,
2-26 August 2018

CTBUH Chicago FLC Presents: The 78

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Chicago
8 August 2018

CTBUH Atlanta Tour: 725 Ponce

725 Ponce de Leon Ave, Atlanta, US, 30306
9 August 2018

CTBUH 2018 Middle East Conference

JW Marriott Marquis, Dubai, United Arab Emirates,
20-25 October 2018
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