CTBUH Tall Building Newsletter

October 2018

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Last Chance to Register Online Before Portal Closes

Register for the CTBUH 2018 Middle East Conference before the online portal closes on October 8! Delegates can still register on-site after this date.

Call for Involvement:
Two New Research Projects

CTBUH has launched research projects on "Skybridges" and "Robotics in Tall Building Construction." Express your interest now and get involved.

Global Tall Building News

60-Story Tower to Transform Watamu, Kenya Skyline

The proposed high-rise is planned for mixed uses, including 180 serviced residential apartments.

Fire in Johannesburg High-Rise Burns for Over 2 Days

The blaze was the third to take place at the 115-meter Bank of Lisbon building in less than a year.

Design Proposes Fractalized Tower for Quito

The project stacks staggered residential units to create both indoor and outdoor private spaces.

First Residents Move into Melbourne’s Aurora

Around 336 apartments are now occupied, with the remainder to be handed over by the end of 2019.

Cities Weigh the Benefits of Multiple Urban Centers

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood discussed the phenomenon with ShopTalk London.

New York City’s One Seaport Architecturally Tops Out

The tall and slender tower has reached its 204-meter pinnacle above the Financial District.

Vegetated Complex Begins to Rise in Shanghai

The development evokes the dramatic mountain landscapes found throughout rural China.

"Wooden Skyscraper City" Proposed for Stockholm

The visionary, high-density master plan was commissioned by the Stockholm Centre Party.

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CTBUH Advises on New Skyscraper Exhibit in Chicago

The Council collaborated with the Chicago Architecture Center on this significant new skyscraper exhibit.

2017 Research Seed Funding Results Published Online

A high-rise fire database has been created and applied to the field of machine learning.

CTBUH China Participates in Architecture Forum

The event convened a panel discussion featuring CTBUH China Associate Director Jiaqi Qu.

CTBUH Canada Holds Construction Tour of Eau du Soleil

The group explored the two-tower condominium complex on the shore of Lake Ontario.

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Tall Building Features

Building Case Study: International Towers, Sydney

The three-tower complex represents a new waterfront extension of Sydney’s Central Business District.

Latest Publication: IJHRB 2018 Volume 7 Number 3

Issue 3 of the 2018 IJHRB, a journal produced in conjunction with CTBUH Korea, has been released.

Research Paper: High-Rise Housing Over Rail Lines

Feasible scenarios are presented for increasing London’s housing stock by building tall over rail lines.

Video: Optimizing Development Over Infrastructure

Richard Salter, Arup, describes engineer-led solutions for addressing major ground-level constraints.

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