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CTBUH Tall Building Newsletter
September 2014
Top CTBUH News
Shanghai Conference – Online Registration Closing September 5th
More than 924 delegates have now confirmed, and online CTBUH Conference registration will close on September 5th. Don’t miss out!
CTBUH Launches Organizational
Member Pages

CTBUH is currently creating Member Pages for Contributor-and-above level members, each linked from throughout the CTBUH Web site.
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Work Underway at Residential Project on Abu Dhabi’s Al Maryah Island
A developer held a meeting with property agents to market its $1 billion waterfront Maryah Plaza project, comprising three residential towers and one mixed-use tower with serviced apartments, a hotel, offices, and retail space.
Supertall Proposed for Collins Street in Melbourne
A construction industry superfund wants Planning Minister Matthew Guy to approve a plan to replace the 1960s Suncorp building on Collins Street with a 300-meter tower that would overshadow the Yarra River.
Goettsch Partners to Design High-Rise Complex in Shenzhen
Architecture firm Goettsch Partners (GP) has been hired to design a massive project located in Neighborhood 2 of Shenzhen’s Qianhai district. The project covers 6.2 hectares and includes five commercial towers.
Leadenhall Building’s Public Realm Completes in London
The public realm at the foot of the 47-story Leadenhall Building has opened to the public. Spanning more than 2,000 square meters, the area is the largest public space to be created in the City of London for a decade.
SkyRise Miami Approved by Voters
A proposal to bring a 1,000-foot (305-meter) skyscraper featuring a restaurant, observation decks and thrill rides to downtown Miami was approved by South Florida voters amid hopes it will help re-invigorate Bayside Marketplace.
Construction Begins on Jersey City’s Massive Three-Tower Project
A massive three-tower project that will include the tallest residential building in New Jersey, has begun construction in Jersey City's Journal Square. The development's Phase I tower is expected to be complete by 2016.
News from the Council
Leader’s Message:
Timothy Johnson

What an awesome, challenging, restless, and rewarding run as CTBUH Chairman! Dave Malott will now take the Council to the next level.
New Skyscraper Center Board, Portal
The CTBUH announces two key enhancements to The Skyscraper Center: a dedicated Editorial Board and a new data submission portal.
Student Competition Finalists Going to Shanghai
Five student teams will travel to Shanghai to compete in the 3rd Annual CTBUH International Student Design Competition, sponsored by ISA Architecture.
CTBUH Canada Tours
Bay Adelaide Centre

The CTBUH Canada chapter toured the Bay Adelaide Centre East, a long-delayed high-rise project now close to completion, drawing around 50 attendees.
Lifetime Achievement: Durst & Irwin Recognized
Douglas Durst will receive the Lynn S. Beedle Award and Peter Irwin will receive the Fazlur R. Khan Medal, at the CTBUH awards events in November.
YPC Tours OneEleven Tower
The CTBUH Young Professionals Committee toured OneEleven, a half-finished Chicago residential high-rise project that was restarted with a radically new design.
Other Industry News
Shenzhen Super City Vision Revives Brutalist “Streets in the Sky”... more
Edmonton to Receive 62-story Stantec Tower... more
Magellan Development Gets Approval for Tower in Chicago... more
Firm Presents La Tour Residential Tower in Aarhus... more
Details Emerge for New York City’s Manhattan West Development... more
New Apartment Tower Cleared to Replace Motel in Chicago's River North... more
Aspire’s Aspirations Abated by Aviation Authorities in Sydney Area... more
Developer Set to Deliver Pink Tower in Melbourne... more
Phase One Opens at Bangkok Central Embassy... more
Concrete Poured at Houston’s 609 Main... more
Astana Skyline on the Rise ... more
Dates Set for McCormick Place Hotel and Arena Construction in Chicago... more
London’s Walkie Talkie Tower Covered With Sunshade to Tame “Death Ray” Glare... more
Construction Begins on 551 West 21st Street in New York City... more
Broadway Malyan Selected to Design Chengdu Creative Centre... more
Brookfield Named General Contractor for 50-Story London High-Rise... more
Winner Chosen to Design Mixed-Use Complex in Shenzhen... more
New Yorkers Can Control Two Skyscraper Lights with Mobile App... more
Shenyang to Receive Diamond Hill Complex... more
New York City Hotel at 112 West 25th Street Revealed... more
Demolition Approved for Istanbul’s Skyline-Damaging Skyscrapers... more
Moscow’s Shukhov Tower Saved After Top Architects Step In... more
Renderings Released for Miami’s Paraiso Bayviews... more
Prince’s Building Planned for Shenzhen Skyline... more
Boutique Hotel Begins Construction in Seattle’s Belltown... more
Makkah Clock Tower in Mecca to Open for Tourists After Hajj... more
San Francisco Tower May Skirt Affordable Requirement ... more
Fish-Inspired Skyscraper in Zhuhai Wins Chinese Tower Contest... more
Permits Filed for Rust-Colored High-Rise in New York City... more
Toronto to Receive Ryerson University Vertical Campus... more
Tower is First to Break Ground in a Decade in Chicago’s Gold Coast... more
Condo Developments Elevate Boston Skyline... more
New York City’s 52-Story Tenth Ave. Tower to Have Dorm, 600 Rentals... more
New Tower to Rise in South Perth... more
Aria on the Bay to Grace Miami Waterfront... more
Trump Eyes Mumbai for Next Eponymous Tower... more
Houston Tower to Feature Drive-Thru Restaurant Plaza... more
Daredevils Create World’s Largest Urban Zipline in Panama City ... more
JAHN’s Leatop Plaza in Guangzhou Receives LEED Gold Certification... more
Developer Still Pursuing Seaport Tower in New York City... more
Design Leaked for Toronto Union Station Area Tower Complex ... more
New Members
New Patron
Wordsearch (Beijing)
New Contributor
New Participants
D. Bar-Akiva Consulting Engineers
Giarratana Nashville LLC
Upgraded Contributors
Altitude Façade Access Consulting
bKL Architecture
CS Structural Engineering
FXFOWLE Architects
John Portman & Associates
Search Members by Expertise
Building Case Study
The Willis Building
Research Paper
An Innovative Braced Megaframe for Torre BBVA Bancomer in Mexico City
William H. Algaard & Tom Wilcock, Arup
C&D International Tower:
Piercing the Xiamen Skyline
Roy Liu, Gravity Partnership
Upcoming Events
Design Green! Skycourts & Skygardens
National Design Centre (NDC), Singapore - September 1-21
CTBUH Shanghai 2014 International Conference
Grand Hyatt Jin Mao, Shanghai -
September 16-19
CTBUH 13th Annual Awards Symposium, Ceremony & Dinner
Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago - November 6
CTBUH in the Media
Skyscraper Fever
NZWeek quantifies the skyscraper boom in China with CTBUH data.
NZWeek, August 21
CTBUH Honors Douglas Durst and Peter Irwin with Awards
Architect Magazine carries CTBUH awards announcement.
Architect, August 8

Measuring Tall Building Performance
Sourceable highlights 2014 Performance Award Winner International Commerce Centre (ICC).
Sourceable, August 4

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