Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

United States Related Events/Initiatives

CTBUH 2019 Chicago Congress
28 Oct-2 Nov 2019, Chicago – Conference
On the 50th anniversary of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s founding, the 10th World Congress returns to the Council’s home, and birthplace of the skyscraper: Chicago.
2019 Global Walking Tour:
50 Forward | 50 Back

27 Jun-18 Jul 2019 – Event Invite
Join the CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee for the sixth annual Global Walking Tour, following the theme 50 Forward | 50 Back. Join a walk in your city!
CTBUH New York Hosts Seminar: Linking Style with Function
28 Feb 2019, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH New York Chapter hosted a presentation on LaGuardia Airport's new Terminal B, joined by speakers from the project's design teams.
CTBUH World Congress 2019 Steering Committee Holds Second Meeting
21 Feb 2019, Chicago – Event Report
The Steering Committee for the 2019 CTBUH 10th World Congress convened for its second session at the Chicago Architecture Center, discussing updates and changes to programming.
CTBUH Hosts First Lead-Up Event: “Leaning Out" with Les Robertson
21 Feb 2019, Chicago – Event Report
The first of four “lead-up” events to the CTBUH 10th World Congress took place at the Chicago Architecture Center, with more than 100 people in attendance.
CTBUH 10th World Congress High Number of Abstracts Received
31 Jan 2019, Chicago – Conference Activity
The CTBIUH 10th World Congress abstract submission portal is now closed with a high number of abstracts received for the tall building event of the year.
2019 Tall Building Predictions for the Year to Come
22 Jan 2019, Chicago – CTBUH News
Check out our monthly predictions based on our industry intelligence to see what trends and milestones will shape the industry in the year to come!
Abstracts Due 30 January for CTBUH 10th World Congress
21 Jan 2019, Chicago – Conference Activity
The deadline to submit a proposal is 30 January. Competition will be high, so be sure to submit your abstract today to be considered for a speaking role.
CTBUH Staff Reaches New Heights at Chicago's Vista Tower
14 Dec 2018, Chicago – Tour Report
To bring a successful year to a close, CTBUH staff enjoyed an extensive tour of the under-construction Vista Tower, a residential and hotel development in Chicago's Lakeshore East.
CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2018
Dec 2018 – CTBUH News Report
The astronomical growth in tall building construction observed over the past decade continued in 2018, though the total number of completed buildings of 200 meters’ or greater height leveled off at 143, after hitting an all-time record of 147 in…
CTBUH New York Holiday Party
5 Dec 2018, New York City – Event Report
The CTBUH New York Chatper kicked off the holiday season with a fun, spirited party and celebration of a successful year.
10th World Congress Inaugural Steering Committee Meeting
27 Nov 2018, Chicago – Event Report
Plans for the 2019 CTBUH 10th World Congress are now well underway, beginning with an initial meeting of the Steering Committee at the Chicago Architecture Center.
CTBUH New York Chapter Hosts Discussion on Health Care Design
14 Nov 2018, New York City – Event Report
The CTBUH New York Future Leaders Committee hosted a discussion on strategies for healthcare resiliency, featuring architects, engineers, project managers and owners.
CTBUH New York: Overcoming Obstacles to Affordable Housing
18 Oct 2018, New York City – Event Report
The CTBUH New York Future Leaders Committee hosted a panel discussion on "Obstacles to Affordable Housing" at the NYC Office of Grimshaw Architects.
Debate: Were Engineers Better In 1818 Or 2018?
21 Sep 2018, New York City – Event Report
On September 21, 2018 at Arup’s NYC office, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) partnered with co-sponsors CTBUH to host a friendly, spirited debate.
CTBUH New York Chapter Hosts: Data-Smart Cities
20 Sep 2018, New York City – Event Report
The CTBUH New York Chapter hosted a panel discussion on smart cities, the key systems that harvest data for planners, designers, policy makers and the general public.
CTBUH Contributes to New Skyscraper Exhibit in Chicago
31 Aug 2018, Chicago – Event
The Chicago Architecture Center celebrated its grand opening, the centerpiece of which is a skyscraper exhibit featuring numerous CTBUH contributions.
2018 Global Walking Tour: Walking on Water Reports
2 Aug 2018 – Tour Report
This year's 2018 Global Walking Tour explored the role of tall buildings along waterfronts and other natural settings.
Talking Tall: Engineering a Better Future
27 Jul 2018, Chicago – CTBUH Journal Paper
In the 2018 CTBUH Journal Issue III, Aine Brazil, Vice Chairman, Thornton Tomasetti, talks about her career highlights in high-rises and the support for more women in engineering.
CTBUH Atlanta Hosts Tall Timber Panel Event
26 Jul 2018, Atlanta – Event Report
CTBUH Atlanta recently held an evening of panel presentations that addressed some of the challenges and opportunities associated with designing mass timber structures.
CTBUH New York Chapter Hosts: Exporting Design
26 Jul 2018, New York City – Event Report
The CTBUH New York Chapter held an event focusing on how technology enables collaboration on international projects. Speakers used case studies to highlight innovative solutions.
CTBUH New York Tours ARO
20 Jun 2018, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH New York attended a tour of the ARO building, known for its avant-garde approach to maximizing space and providing direct outdoor access for its residents.
2018 Middle East Conference Initial Keynote Speakers Announced
12 Jun 2018, Chicago – CTBUH News
The three initial keynote speakers are just the first of twelve that will bring their unique perspective and expertise to the 2018 Middle East Conference.
CTBUH Seattle Tours Kiara
31 May 2018, Seattle – Tour Report
The CTBUH Seattle Chapter recently toured Kiara, previously known as 970 Denny Way, a mixed-use, high-rise development in Seattle.
CTBUH Ohio: Megalopolis 2050
11 Apr 2018, Columbus – Event Report
CTBUH Ohio participated in a panel discussion about growth and density in Columbus, a city poised to expand by 500,000 by 2050.
CTBUH Board of Trustees Travels to Hawaii
22-24 Mar 2018, Honolulu – Event Report
The CTBUH Trustees from Chicago, New York, London, Mumbai, and Hong Kong gathered to attend the main annual Trustees meeting.
CTBUH Seattle Hosts Tour of West Edge Tower
22 Feb 2018, Seattle – Tour Report
CTBUH Seattle hosted a site tour of West Edge Tower in downtown Seattle on Thursday, 22 February, featuring a blend of completed and in-progress spaces throughout the tower.
CTBUH New York Chapter Plans for 2018
8 Feb 2018, New York City – Event
The New York Chapter steering committee met to get acquainted with new members, reflect on 2017 initiatives, and plan for 2018.
IIT Students Tour at SCB and Lurie Children's Hospital
7 Feb 2018, Chicago – Tour Report
As part of the CTBUH-IIT Academic Courses, a group of IIT architecture students visited the SCB Chicago Office on February 7.
Fourth Building Tall Lecture Series: Greening Tall
1 Feb 2018, Chicago – Event Report
The Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) and CTBUH hosted a panel discussion on the movement to incorporate green features into tall buildings.
2018 Tall Building Predictions
17 Jan 2018, Chicago – CTBUH News
Check out all of our 2018 Tall Building Predictions, and dive into the full 2017 Tall Building Year in Review data report.
Cyclone-Glazing and Façade Resilience for the Asia-Pacific Region
15 Jan 2018, Chicago – CTBUH News
CTBUH has launched the second phase of the "Cyclone-Glazing and Façade Resilience for the Asia-Pacific Region" research project, kindly sponsored by Trosifol.
Tall Buildings: 2017 Year in Review
13 Dec 2017, Chicago – CTBUH News
The CTBUH is pleased to release the interactive web portal for the 2017 Tall Building Year in Review data study.
CTBUH Founder, Dr. Lynn Beedle, at 100
7 Dec 2017, Chicago – CTBUH News
The founder of the CTBUH, Dr. Lynn Beedle, a professor and eventually director of the Fritz Engineering Laboratory at Lehigh University, would have been 100 years old on December 7.
“Living Tall” Asks: “What Will Make Tall Buildings More Livable?"
16 Nov 2017, Chicago – Event Report
The third installment of the CTBUH / Chicago Architecture Foundation’s (CAF) joint skyscraper lecture series brought together a diverse group of tall building experts.
CTBUH New York Chapter Event Focuses on Modular Construction
16 Nov 2017, New York City – Event Report
The CTBUH New York Chapter held an event focused on modular construction, which was hosted by FullStack Modular at its factory in Brooklyn.
CTBUH Façade Fire Performance Workshop at University of Sydney
29 Oct 2017, Sydney – Event Report
One day before the CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference, delegates convened at the University of Sydney facilities in Darlington for the Fire Performance of Façades workshop.
CTBUH Seattle Fall Forum
10 Oct 2017, Seattle – Event Report
CTBUH Seattle held its 2017 Fall Forum, kindly hosted by CallisonRTKL, on the topic of Building Resiliency & Design Optimization.
55 Hudson Yards: Transforming Challenges into Opportunities
28 Sep 2017, New York City – Event Report
The CTBUH New York Chapter kicked off its Fall networking series with an insightful evening spent examining the current progress of a historic development, Hudson Yards.
Vertical Transportation: Ascent & Acceleration
12 Sep 2017, Chicago – CTBUH Research
CTBUH partnered with Guinness World Records to identify the commercial building with the fastest elevator speeds and longest vertical runs.
CTBUH New York Hosts Summer Social
31 Aug 2017, New York City – Event Report
The CTBUH New York Young Professionals Committee (YPC) hosted a sold-out Summer Social, this year hosted by BuroHappold Engineering.
CTBUH Seattle YPC & Katerra Presentation: Cross-Laminated Timber
30 Aug 2017, Seattle – Event Report
CTBUH's Seattle Young Professionals Committee (YPC) hosted a Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) 101 presentation series at Katerra's Seattle offices.
Master's Thesis Challenge
28 Aug 2017, Chicago – CTBUH News
CTBUH is launching a new academic initiative, empowering Master's-level architecture students to research new possibilities in rope-less elevator technology.
2017 Global Walking Tours: The Space Within Tall Buildings
21 Jun-7 Jul 2017 – Tour Report
The CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee organized its fourth annual Global Walking Tours, which took place in 15 cities around the world.
CTBUH Florida Hosts Construction Tour of One Thousand Museum
29 Jun 2017, Miami – Tour Report
CTBUH Florida organized a site visit and series of presentations on the under-construction One Thousand Museum building in Downtown Miami.
Tall Timber: A Global Audit
26 Jun 2017, Chicago – CTBUH Research
The CTBUH has produced its latest Tall Buildings in Numbers research study, entitled "Tall Timber: A Global Audit."
CTBUH New York Hosts Tall Timber Event
22 Jun 2017, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH New York held a presentation and panel discussion on the character and behavior of tall timber buildings, as well as the future opportunities with timber in New York and beyond.
CTBUH Seattle Hosts a Tall Timber Seminar
22 Jun 2017, Seattle – Event Report
The CTBUH Seattle YPC heard from industry experts at a tall timber presentation, followed then by a networking event.
CTBUH Joins Chicago Seminar on Mass Timber Buildings
8 Jun 2017, Chicago – Event Report
CTBUH joined a CCHRB seminar on "The Heavy Timber High Rise: Building Tall with Wood in the 21st Century," focused on new applications of wood as a structural material.
CTBUH NYC Organizes One Vanderbilt Site Tour
6 Jun 2017, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH New York hosted a series of presentations and a tour at the construction site of One Vanderbilt, which will rise to 427 meters when completed in 2021.
Council HQ Welcomes Family of Lynn S. Beedle
25 May 2017, Chicago – Event Report
CTBUH headquarters was proud to welcome the family of Council founder Lynn S. Beedle to their Monroe Building offices on Thursday, May 25.
Partnered Event Explores High-Performance Skyscraper Design
24 May 2017, Chicago – Event Report
CTBUH, ComEd, and Seventhwave partnered to host a breakfast seminar focused on high-performance building envelope design with the goal of identifying opportunities for energy savings.
Seattle YPC: Optimism Brewery Tour & Happy Hour
24 May 2017, Seattle – Tour Report
The CTBUH YPC of Seattle met to tour the Olson Kundig-designed Optimism Brewery building, formally an abandoned warehouse in the city’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.
Second CAF-CTBUH Event Examines Tall Building Safety
18 May 2017, Chicago – Event Report
The CTBUH, in conjunction with the Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF), held the second of the four-part “Building Tall” lecture series, this time focused on "Securing Tall."
CTBUH Leads AIA Orlando Panel Discussion on Urban Sustainability
28 Apr 2017, Orlando – Event Report
The CTBUH had a significant presence at this year's AIA Conference in Orlando, convening a panel discussion investigating the sustainability of urban and suburban living patterns.
CTBUH Florida: Tall Building Damping Technologies
25 Apr 2017, Miami – Event Report
CTBUH Florida held a presentation on Tall Building Damping Technologies at the School of Architecture, University of Miami.
CTBUH Seattle Debates HALA’s Impact on Downtown Development
18 Apr 2017, Seattle – Event Report
The annual CTBUH Seattle Spring Forum featured a panel discussion examining and interpreting the impact of Seattle’s "HALA" on future downtown development.
CTBUH Executive Director Honored as ENR Newsmaker
13-14 Apr 2017, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood was recognized by ENR as one of the "Top 25 Newsmakers of 2016," attending an event in New York to receive his honor.
CTBUH Seattle YPC Holds Inaugural Meeting
10 Apr 2017, Seattle – Event Report
The CTBUH Seattle Young Professionals Committee (YPC) held their first board meeting at the office of Magnusson Klemencic Associates.
CTBUH Seattle Tours Tower 12
23 Mar 2017, Seattle – Tour Report
CTBUH Seattle's Young Professionals Committee (YPC) organized a tour of Tower 12, a 35-story, 386 foot tall residential tower in downtown Seattle.
First CAF-CTBUH Lecture Series Draws Crowd, Rave Reviews
16 Mar 2017, Chicago – Event Report
The CTBUH, in conjunction with the Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF), held the first of the four-part “Building Tall” lecture series at the CAF lecture hall.
CTBUH Celebrates New Office Launch in Chicago
23 Feb 2017, Chicago – Event Report
The CTBUH enjoyed a lively evening with friends and members in a celebration of its new office located downtown.
CTBUH NYC YPC Hosts "Cornell Tech The House & Passive House"
16 Feb 2017, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH New York Chapter, in association with the New York YPC and Handel Architects, hosted a building presentation titled “Cornell Tech: The House & Passive House.”
CTBUH Research Kick-off Meeting
27 Jan 2017, Miami – Event Report
The kick-off meeting for the CTBUH research project, “Cyclone-Glazing and Façade Resilience for the Asia-Pacific Region,” was held in Miami.
NYC YPC Continues Future of Construction Series
19 Jan 2017, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH New York Chapter, with the YPC and Akdo, hosted the second part in the Future of Construction lecture series, titled “Moving Parts: Modular Architecture in a Flat World.”
CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2016
10 Jan 2017 – CTBUH News Report
CTBUH has determined that 128 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed around the world in 2016 – setting a new record for annual tall building completions and marking the third consecutive record-breaking year.
Top 12 Happenings of 2016, Month-by-Month
19 Dec 2016, Chicago – CTBUH News
Check out the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's top stories of 2016 for each month and take a look ahead with the Council’s monthly predictions for 2017.
NYC YPC Winter Holiday Party
16 Dec 2016, New York City – Event Report
The New York Young Professionals Committee (YPC) hosted their Winter Holiday Party at the Milliken Carpet showroom, with games and activities and lots of good cheer.
CTBUH Florida Chapter Event: Holiday Social
7 Dec 2016, Miami – Event Report
To kick off the holiday season, the CTBUH Florida Chapter hosted a Holiday Social at a local Miami venue. The meet and greet session included a photo contest and tall building trivia.
“Sustainable Vertical Urbanism: Towards 2050” Studio Final Review
2 Dec 2016, Chicago – Event Report
After a semester of intense work assisted by the CTBUH and supported by Gensler, IIT architecture students presented their design research studio final projects in Crown Hall.
Seattle YPC Tours Troy Block
1 Dec 2016, Seattle – Tour Report
The Seattle Chapter of the Young Professionals Committee hosted a site tour of Troy Block, providing significant insight into the relationship of the historical and new.
Pratt 5th Year Highrise Design Studio – Midterm Critique
8 Nov 2016, New York City – Event Report
NYC Young Professional Committee members volunteered as panelists for Pratt Institute's year-end review, after working with the students throughout the semester.
CTBUH Seattle Fall Forum
8 Nov 2016, Seattle – Event Report
CTBUH Seattle organized and held their annual Fall Forum, this year on “Digital Technology in the Built Environment.”
CTBUH-IIT Design Research Studio Student 2016 Conference Tour
15-22 Oct 2016, Shenzhen – Tour Report
Students from the 2016–2017 CTBUH-IIT design research studio attended the 2016 CTBUH International Conference and toured Shenzhen & Hong Kong.
Debating Tall: Regional Governments for Megacities?
16 Oct 2016, Chicago – CTBUH Journal Paper
In the CTBUH Journal 2016 Issue IV, two experts debate on what type of government body should be in charge of the issues that growing megacities face.
CTBUH Florida: Construction Tour of Brickell City Centre
30 Aug 2016, Miami – Tour Report
The CTBUH Florida Chapter hosted a construction tour of Brickell City Centre, a billion-dollar shopping and mixed-use project that spans five blocks in downtown Miami.
Global Twilight Walking Tours
25 Aug 2016, Chicago – Tour Report
The CTBUH UH/UD Committee organized its third annual Global Walking Tours in 13 cities around the world, examining public spaces in a twilight setting.
Twisting Tall Buildings
18 Aug 2016, Chicago – CTBUH Research
CTBUH has released a study that looks at the recent proliferation of twisting towers creating a new generation of iconic buildings throughout the world.
NYC YPC Summer Social
11 Aug 2016, New York City – Event Report
The Young Professionals Committee held their Summer Social event, hosted by FXFOWLE Architects in Manhattan, and met some of the people behind the 3 Hudson Boulevard development.
CTBUH Hosts ACSA/AISC Steel Student Design Competition Jurors
29 Jul 2016, Chicago – Event Report
The CTBUH was pleased to host the esteemed jurors for the 2015–2016 ACSA/AISC Steel Student Design Competition as they deliberated winners for the annual program.
CTBUH Names Tall Building Award Winners and Finalists
22 Jun 2016, Chicago – Awards Event
CTBUH is proud to announce the winners and finalists for the CTBUH 2016 Tall Building Awards, chosen from a pool of 132 submissions vying for recognition.
Future of Construction: Manufacturing Buildings
9 Jun 2016, New York City – Event Report
The CTBUH New York Chapter in collaboration with the CTBUH Young Professionals Committee held the first of its lecture series, “Future of Construction.”
CTBUH Hosts China Government Delegation
20 May 2016, Chicago – Tour Report
CTBUH was honored to host a delegation of government officials from the Shanghai Huangpu District People’s Government.
YPC Education Committee Meeting
5 May 2016, New York City – Event Report
NYC Young Professional Committee members volunteer as panelists for Pratt Institute's year-end review, after working with the students throughout the semester.
Aspect: Ratios
3 May 2016, New York City – Event Report
The CTBUH NYC Young Professionals Committee welcomed over 150 design professionals for ASPECT:RATIOS, a seminar focusing on female perspectives in architecture.
CTBUH Seattle Hosts Spring Forum
14 Apr 2016, Seattle – Event Report
The CTBUH Seattle Chapter Spring Forum was hosted by CallisonRTKL and featured a panel discussion that examined opportunities to "Transform Downtown Seattle for Kids."
CTBUH NYC YPC: Spring Social at BIG
7 Apr 2016, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH New York Young Professional Committee held their annual Spring Social event at Bjarke Ingels Group's New York Office on April 7, 2016.
YPC: 2015 Achievements and Event Success
16 Mar 2016, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH YPC held their first meeting of 2016 on March 16 at the offices of SOM to discuss the success of the past events and plans for future initiatives.
Educational Outreach Program
12 Feb 2016, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH YPC kicked off their educational outreach initiative with a mentorship program at Pratt Institute, to teach students how to unlock synergistic potential in their designs.
CTBUH 2015 Papers and Presentations Now Available for Free Online
21 Jan 2016, New York City – Conference Activity
All technical papers and PowerPoint presentations from the CTBUH 2015 New York Conference are now available to view and download for free.
CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2015
Jan 2016 – CTBUH Journal Paper Report
CTBUH has determined that 106 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed around the world in 2015 – setting a new record for annual tall building completions.
2015–2016 Design Research Studio Final Reviews
15 Jan 2016, Shanghai – Event Report
Tongji students in the collaborative design studio, “Network Reshaping Downtown: Transit-Oriented Mega-Development,”presented their final designs.
Performance and Behavior of Tall Buildings for Wind Loads
13 Jan 2016, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH YPC hosted an event on wind engineering and understanding its effects on tall buildings as well as to provide insight into the engineering efforts in design of shorter buildings.
CTBUH Announces 100 Supertalls Completed Worldwide
13 Jan 2016, New York City – CTBUH-Related News
There are now officially 100 supertall (300-plus-meter) skyscrapers in the world following the completion of 432 Park Avenue in New York City.
Monroe Building Tour
18 Dec 2015, Chicago – Tour Report
As part of their annual holiday celebrations, the CTBUH staff was given a guided tour of the Monroe Building, an iconic turn-of-the-century high-rise along Michigan Avenue.
Insights and Innovations - The First 3D Printed Office Building
16 Dec 2015, Chicago – Event Report
CTBUH Chicago held a presentation that introduced current research and advances in the field of 3D printed building design.
Decoding NYC High Rise Building Codes
15 Dec 2015, New York City – Event
CTBUH YPC organized a presentation and panel discussion for Decoding NYC High Rise Building Codes to discuss some of the major enhancements to the 2014 NYC Codes
2015–2016 Design Research Studio Kicked Off in Miami
16-21 Nov 2015, Miami – Tour Report
“Network Reshaping Downtown,” a collaborative design studio undertaken by Tongji University with support from CTBUH, kicked off with a visit to Miami.
Computational Design Technology
19 Nov 2015, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH YPC hosted a presentation and panel discussion focused on the current computational technology tools used today in architecture and how collaboration is enhanced in the profession
Tall Tales: Lessons Learned from Industry Leaders
16 Nov 2015, Atlanta – Event Report
CTBUH Atlanta held an event that offered perspectives on tall building issues relating to real estate design and development, wind engineering, and vertical transportation.
Miami Regional Tour
29-30 Oct 2015, Miami – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured Miami, a city of urban complexities and cultural amenities that defy the old stereotypes.
Los Angeles Regional Tour
29-30 Oct 2015, Los Angeles – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured Los Angeles buildings of many renown architects including Frank Lloyd Wright, Frank Gehry, Renzo Piano, Richard Meier, and Rudolph Schindler.
CTBUH 2015 New York Conference
26-30 Oct 2015, New York City – Conference
After a post-recession hiatus in tall building construction in many countries lasting several years, numerous cities are again resurgent.
Seattle Regional Tour
29-30 Oct 2015, Seattle – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured Seattle, gateway to Asia and icon of the Pacific Northwest, where they witnessed a showcase of tall building and technological innovation.
Chicago Regional Tour
29-30 Oct 2015, Chicago – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured Chicago and its architectural marvels. From recently constructed skyscrapers to the modern marvel of Willis Tower, which held the tallest title for 25 years.
San Francisco Regional Tour
29-30 Oct 2015, San Francisco – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured San Francisco and its architectural marvels, from new construction to old historic buildings.
Rockefeller Center Historical Building and Urban Habitat Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured the Rockefeller Center which the tour predominantly focused on discovering what happens “backstage” at one of the most famous tall building complexes.
Brookfield Place Building Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured around Brookfield Place Building, originally the World Financial Center. The building has been the home of many American corporations.
Eight Spruce Street Residential Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured Eight Spruce Street which was the tallest all-residential building in North America at the time of completion.
Eleven Times Square Office Building Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured Eleven Times Square Office Building which was the last building to be developed as part of the 42nd Street Development
Empire State Building Environmental Retrofit Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured the Empire State Building as the most iconic skyscraper and its retrofit into the today's environment-aware society.
World Trade Center: One WTC Office Building Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured One World Trade Center Office Building which is the current tallest building in the Americas.
7 Bryant Park Office Building Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured 7 Bryant Park Office Building which sits on a block-long site fronting on the Avenue of the Americas between 39th and 40th streets.
400 Park Avenue South Residential Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
Delegates from the CTBUH 2015 New York International Conference visited the 400 Park Avenue South building, which was completed in 2015.
30 Park Place Construction Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured 30 Park Place which will house the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Downtown New York.
432 Park Avenue Residential / Construction Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured 432 Park Avenue which will be the future tallest all-residential building in the World.
50 West Construction Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured around the construction site of 50 West. The tower is unique for its rounded corners and high-quality glazing, which provide a futurist aesthetic.
World Trade Center: 3, 4 and 7 Building and Construction Tours
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured the World Trade Center: 3, 4 and 7, all of which are in the middle of construction.
56 Leonard Street Construction Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured around the construction of 56 Leonard Street, which is set to be one of the top luxury residential towers in downtown Manhattan.
461 Dean Street Factory Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured 461 Dean Street Factory which will be the World's tallest modular building containing 930 modules made up of 225 designs.
Vertical Campus Urban Tour – Fiterman Hall
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured the Miles and Shirley Fiterman Hall which is the southernmost piece of the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) campus in lower Manhattan.
World Trade Center: Infrastructure / Underground Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured the infrastructure and underground of the World Trade Center complex which will house a variety of civic programs.
World Trade Center: Urban Domain Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured 30 Park Place which will house the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Downtown New York.
4 Times Square + Bank of America Tower Sustainable Tech Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured 4 Times Square and Bank of America Tower which are a fantastic look at two generations of towers that focus on sustainability and quality of environment.
United Nations Secretariat Building Renovation Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured the United Nations Secretariat Building which the tour guided the group of visitors through some of the most exclusive and famous parts of the building.
Vertical Campus Urban Tour – Fordham University
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured Fordham University's law school and residence hall which houses the law school in the first 10 floors and a residence hall in the top 12 floors.
Jersey City Urban Tour & Reception
28 Oct 2015, Jersey City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured Jersey City which will has been transformed from a post-industrial backwater to a mini-Manhattan across the Hudson.
Woolworth Building Renovation Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured Woolworth Building which was the tallest building in the world at its completion in 1913.
Brooklyn Urban and Construction Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured City Point Complex, Barclays Center, and 461 Dean Street which have impacted the cityscape of Brooklyn.
High Line Urban Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured High Line, which have significantly changed the urban landscape of New York City, from its history to its near-future.
Hudson Yards Building Tour
28 Oct 2015, New York City – Tour Report
CTBUH 2015 delegates toured the Hudson Yards develoment which is the largest private real estate development in the history of the United States.
Closing Networking Reception
27 Oct 2015, New York City – Conference Activity Report
The Hudson Yards Networking Reception took place on Tuesday evening in the incredible Time Warner Center, offering great views of Columbus Circle at the corner of Central Park.
Networking Reception at Empire State Building
26 Oct 2015, New York City – Conference Activity Report
The reception provided attendees an opportunity to meet and network with their fellow delegates in the incredible setting of the 80th Floor of the historic Empire State Building.
Opening VIP Reception
25 Oct 2015, New York City – Conference Activity Report
This special reception held on the eve of the Conference gave VIPs a unique opportunity to mingle in the fantastic setting of the new One World Trade Center.
432 Park Avenue: Design and Engineering
15 Oct 2015, New York City – Event Report
Presentations of the architectural and engineering design of 432 Park Avenue, the tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere.
What Makes Tall, Tall
29 Sep 2015, Atlanta – Event Report
CTBUH Atlanta recently hosted an event focusing on the design and construction criteria unique to tall buildings, asking what makes tall, tall?
Warm Weather Spaces Walking Tours 2015
17 Sep 2015 – Tour Report
The CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee organized guided walking tours of 16 cities around the globe, focusing on urban habitats around tall buildings.
Skin NY
27 Aug 2015, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH New York, in association with the New York Young Professionals Committee hosted an event entitled Skin:NY that focused on high-rise façade design and construction
Wolf Point West Tower Tour
27 Aug 2015, Chicago – Tour Report
CTBUH Chicago hosted a tour of Wolf Point West Tower, a new building currently under construction along the Chicago River.
The Current State of Slender Buildings in NYC
30 Jul 2015, New York City – Event Report
SHoP Architects welcomed a group of architects and engineers for a lively discussion and exchange of ideas about slender buildings.
VIA 57 West: Challenging Building Form and Urban Development
9 Jul 2015, New York City – Event Report
At the Bank of America Tower in New York City, more than 200 professionals attended “VIA 57 West: Challenging Building Form and Urban Development in Manhattan.”
Young Professionals Committee Holds Social Event at RAMSA
23 Jun 2015, New York City – Event Report
The YPC held an event at the RAMSA office in New York City, where attendees had an opportunity to network, and learn more the exciting projects RAMSA is developing.
YPC New York June 2015 Meeting
11 Jun 2015, New York City – Event Report
The YPC New York held a meeting in the offices of Rafael Vinoly Architects to discuss upcoming events and other items.
EMI Lead Chicago Tall-Building Study Trip
25-29 May 2015, Chicago – Tour Report
A group of 20 Belgian real estate professionals traveled to Chicago from May 25-29 to visit several tall buildings, and related developments as part of a CTBUH Belgium study trip.
CTBUH Chicago Tour the Ability Institute of RIC
28 May 2015, Chicago – Tour Report
CTBUH Chicago hosted a tour of Gensler's Ability Institute of RIC which is currently under construction and set to become the sixth-tallest hospital in the world.
BCO Members Tour IIT Campus
22 May 2015, Chicago – Tour Report
As a supporting partner of this year’s British Council for Offices Conference, the CTBUH hosted more than 40 visitors from the BCO for an event on its home campus at IIT.
First Meeting for CTBUH Damping Technologies Research
19 May 2015, Chicago – Event Report
More than 40 industry and academic experts convened at CTBUH Chicago to mark the launch of the Bouygues Construction-funded damping initiative.
YPC New York May 2015 Meeting
13 May 2015, New York City – Event Report
The Young Professionals Committee New York met to discuss upcoming events, educational programs, and the mission of the group.
Sky High and The Logic of Luxury
12 May 2015, Toronto – Event Report
CTBUH Canada held its most recent event at the University of Toronto Faculty Club, featuring a presentation by Carol Willis entitled “Sky High and the Logic of Luxury.”
Facades+ New York City
16-17 Apr 2015, New York City – Event Report
CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood recently visited New York City to participate in the Facades+ conference hosted by The Architect’s Newspaper.
YPC New York Presents Pioneering Megatall: Ping An Finance Center
15 Apr 2015, New York City – Event Report
The inaugural CTBUH New York City Chapter event, held at the offices of Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, showcased the rising Ping An Finance Center.
CTBUH Atlanta Hosts Vertical Communities Panel Discussion
31 Mar 2015, Atlanta – Event Report
CTBUH Atlanta hosted its inaugural event, a lively roundtable discussion featuring a cross-section of leaders in Atlanta’s development community
Trustees Meeting Heralds Bright Future For CTBUH
9 Mar 2015, Chicago – Event Report
The CTBUH Board of Trustees held its first meeting of the year, reviewing 2014 accomplishments, 2015 plans, the New York Conference, and more.
CTBUH ’UH’PDATE February 2015
26 Feb 2015, Toronto – CTBUH News
The second issue of CTBUH 'UH'PDATE goes over the success of the 7 Cities Winter Walking Tours and welcoming 5 new committee members.
CTBUH Chicago Talks Tall Timber
25 Feb 2015, Chicago – Event Report
CTBUH Chicago and YPC held a lecture entitled “Tall Timber Buildings: Trends and Research” given by Benton Johnson, drawing 90-plus attendees.
Philip Oldfield Gives Talk on Rethinking the Tall Building
20 Feb 2015, Chicago – Event Report
Dr. Philip Oldfield delivered a presentation on "Rethinking the Tall Building: Opportunities in the 21st Century Metropolis" as part of the ongoing IIT Cloud Talk series.
Miami Grows Up
16-20 Feb 2015, Miami – Tour Report
Daniel Safarik, CTBUH China Office Director & Journal Editor, visited Miami to engage with firms, welcome new members, and gain a understanding of a fast growing tall building market.
CTBUH Involved in Re-Measurement of Washington Monument Height
17 Feb 2015, Washington D.C. – CTBUH In the Media
CTBUH height criteria was used by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Geodetic Survey to determine the true architectural height of the Washington Monument.
Seven Cities Winter Spaces Walking Tour
29 Jan 2015 – Tour Report
The new CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee organized a highly successful Winter Spaces Walking Tour in seven cities around the world.
CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal Paper
An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in building functions and structural materials.
CTBUH Staff Given Tour of Tribune Tower
19 Dec 2014, Chicago – Tour Report
Led by Blair Kamin, the architecture critic for the Chicago Tribune, the CTBUH Staff enjoyed a tour of the local Tribune Tower as part of its annual holiday party tradition.
YPC Holds New York Chapter Initial Meeting
17 Dec 2014, New York City – Event Report
The first meeting of the CTBUH Young Professionals Committee (YPC) – New York City Chapter was held at the offices of Kohn Pedersen Fox.
CTBUH Helps Middle School Students Reach for the Sky
4 Dec 2014, Oak Park – Event Report
Students at Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School got a taste of what it’s like to be an architect when they were asked to design a mixed-use “skyscraper of the future”
New York Conference Inaugural Steering Committee Meeting
17-21 Nov 2014, New York City – Event Report
Plans for the 2015 Conference in New York are now well underway, beginning with an initial meeting of the Steering Committee at the Bank of America Tower Nov. 18.
2014-2015 Design Research Studio Kicked Off in New York
14-17 Nov 2014, New York City – Tour Report
Tongji University students took a week-long visit to New York City, which included design workshops at KPF, site studies, and tall building tours.
One World Trade Center is Now the World’s Third-Tallest Building
17 Nov 2014, New York City – CTBUH News
The 541-meter (1,776-foot) One World Trade Center has now become the world’s third-tallest building, according to the height criteria set by the CTBUH.
Young Professional Group Annual Meeting
6 Nov 2014, Chicago – Event Report
The annual meeting of the Young Professionals’ Committee took place at the CTBUH Awards Symposium where the group reviewed previous activities and planned future activities.
University of Southern California Team Wins Research Seed Funding
17 Sep 2014, Shanghai – CTBUH Research Report
CTBUH is pleased to announce the awarding of the 2014 International Research Seed Funding grant to a team led by the University of Southern California.
The Sustainability of Going Tall
28 Jul 2014, Seattle – Event
Bill Browning of Terrapin Bright Green lectures on “The Sustainability of Going Tall” as the first event in a series focusing on Seattle neighborhoods.
Young Professionals Tour Under-Construction OneEleven
17 Jul 2014, Chicago – Tour Report
The Young Professionals Committee toured OneEleven, a half-finished Chicago residential high-rise project that was restarted with a radically new design.
CCHRB Addresses Question: “Refurbish, Repurpose or Replace?”
12 Jun 2014, Chicago – Event Report
A recent seminar of CCHRB, co-sponsored by CTBUH, thoroughly examined the question of how cities should deal with existing, outdated tall buildings.
CTBUH San Francisco Hosts Capacity Crowd for Transbay Discussion
3 Jun 2014, San Francisco – Event Report
A panel discussion featuring the two tallest buildings in San Francisco, Salesforce Tower and 181 Fremont Street, was attended by approximately 125 people.
CTBUH Visits 1WTC, 4WTC and 7WTC
21 May 2014, New York City – Tour Report
Just six months after CTBUH confirmed One World Trade Center's height, Executive Director Antony Wood and Events Manager Jessica Rinkel toured the building.
YPC Presents on Complex Chicago Mixed-Use Project
16 Apr 2014, Chicago – Event Report
The Young Professionals Committee of CTBUH facilitated a roundtable discussion on Chicago’s under-construction mixed-use development 455 North Park Drive, at Crown Hall, Illinois Instit
CTBUH Seattle Holds Launch Event
25 Mar 2014, Seattle – Event Report
A new committee of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has been established in Seattle, and held its first public event at the Seattle offices of Gensler.
Lehigh Library Receives Grant for CTBUH Archives
Mar 2014, Bethlehem – CTBUH Research Report
The Special Collections department of the Lehigh University Library has received a grant to catalog its portion of the archives of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.
Trustees Meeting Reflects CTBUH’s Momentum
28 Feb 2014, Chicago – Event Report
The CTBUH Board of Trustees met February 28, setting the course for a number of strategic Council initiatives, including the Strategic Five-Year Plan.
YPC Roundtable Discussion: Hackable Cities and Work in the City
27 Feb 2014, Chicago – Event Report
The Young Professionals Committee hosted a discussion which introduced the concept of "hacking" the built environment to create pragmatic, yet dynamic, augmentations to the city.
Study on Sustainability Implications of Urban + Suburban Location
Feb 2014, Chicago – CTBUH Research
CTBUH is conducting a research study aimed at understanding the contributing factors of “sustainability” in both urban and suburban contexts.
CTBUH Staff Given Tour of AMA Plaza
13 Dec 2013, Chicago – Tour Report
In keeping with its annual tradition, CTBUH staff enjoyed a tall-building tour as part of its holiday party, exploring the newly remodeled AMA Plaza.
CTBUH Affirms One World Trade Center Height of 1776'
12 Nov 2013, Chicago – CTBUH News
The CTBUH Height Committee reached a consensus that One World Trade Center’s height to its architectural top is 1,776 feet (541.3 meters).
Leaders’ Meeting Focuses on Increasing and Energizing Membership
8 Nov 2013, Chicago – Event Report
The top global leadership of the CTBUH held the annual Leader Meeting in Chicago to discuss activating leaders around the world.
2013 Awards Symposium
7 Nov 2013, Chicago – Awards Event Report
In its fourth year, the CTBUH’s free Awards Symposium was expanded to a full day event, bringing in presentations from four of the Finalist projects and the Innovation Winners.
Tongji University Faculty and Students Visit Chicago
Nov 2013, Chicago – Tour Report
“Towards Zero Carbon,” a collaborative design studio between Tongji University, CTBUH and the Illinois Institute of Technology, made a week-long visit to Chicago in November.
CTBUH S.F. Holds Panel On Livability/Walkability in Urban Design
24 Oct 2013, San Francisco – Event Report
A panel comprised of experts from the public and private sectors lead a discussion on issues within the changing landscape of living and working in San Francisco.
New York’s New Delirium
Oct 2013, New York City – Tour Report
At least five once-in-a-lifetime multi-acre projects are underway in New York. CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik reports on his journey to investigate further.
Young Professionals Tour Medical Tower Under Construction
12 Sep 2013, Chicago – Tour Report
The CTBUH’s Young Professionals Committee was treated to a tour of the under-construction Northwestern Medicine Outpatient Care Pavilion.
Atlantic Yards B2 – Modular on the Rise
24 Jul 2013, Chicago – Event Report
It seems increasingly evident that 2013 will be remembered as The Year of Prefab in the tall-building community. At 32 stories, B2 promises to become the tallest modular building.
CTBUH Gains Info on Concrete Recycling at Bluff City
10 Jul 2013, Chicago – Tour Report
The CTBUH research team visited Bluff City Materials to gain a greater understanding of the amount of energy that goes into recycling concrete.
CTBUH Visits ACME Plant Site, Furthering Recycling Knowledge
10 Jul 2013, Chicago – Tour Report
The Life Cycle Assessment of Tall Building Structural Systems research team gained significant understanding of the steel recycling process after a meeting at the ACME Refining Plant.
CTBUH Researchers Uncover Cost of Steel Recycling Process at ACME
9 Jul 2013, Chicago – Tour Report
The CTBUH research team made a short trip to visit ACME Refining to collect more information regarding the energy involved in steel scrap and the processes employed in the facility.
CTBUH Visits Gerdau Ameristeel Facility
25 Jun 2013, Chicago – Tour Report
The CTBUH research team traveled to the Gerdau Ameristeel Facility to gain more information regarding the steel to be analyzed in the Life Cycle Assessment research project.
CTBUH Researchers Tour MBL Recycling Plant
24 Jun 2013, Chicago – Tour Report
The CTBUH research team made a visit to MBL Recycling to gather more information for the Life Cycle Assessment of Tall Building Structural Systems research project.
S.F. Dir. of Planning Moderates Panel Discussion on Densification
14 May 2013, San Francisco – Event Report
More than 100 guests attended a panel discussion focusing on densification, specifically the challenges affecting San Francisco, the second densest city in the US.
CTBUH Researchers, Clark Construction Meet
27 Mar 2013, Chicago – Event Report
The CTBUH research team met with Senior Project Manager Chris Phares of Clark Construction Group as part of the LCA Study.
YPC Holds Student Workshop on Coast at Lakeshore East
20 Mar 2013, Chicago – Event Report
The Young Professionals Committee hosted its first student workshop at the University of Illinois at Chicago on the Coast at Lakeshore East.
Trustees Meeting 2013, Chicago
4 Mar 2013, Chicago – Event Report
The board of trustees of the CTBUH held its annual meeting at IIT in Chicago on March 4. As a first order of business, the board welcomed three new trustees.
Young Professionals Student Workshop on Vertical University
4 Feb 2013, Chicago – Event Report
The Young Professionals Committee hosted a student workshop at the Illinois Institute of Technology on Roosevelt Tower.
Chicago Board of Trade Tour Report
14 Dec 2012, Chicago – Tour Report
The Chicago Board of Trade opened its doors to CTBUH staff offering a glimpse behind the scenes at one of the Windy City’s most famous buildings.
Helmut Jahn Discusses His Lifetime's Work
18 Oct 2012 – Awards Symposium Video and PPT
Never predictable, never simplistic, Helmut Jahn has developed a complex portfolio of iconic buildings around the world. Standout projects include the Sony Center in Berlin, Xerox Center in Chicago, Liberty Place in Philadelphia and the MGM Veer…
2012 Awards Symposium
18 Oct 2012, Chicago – Awards Event Report
In its third year, the annual free Awards Symposium was held the day before the Annual Awards Dinner & Ceremony.
New York City Reps Stage First Event
31 Jul 2012, New York City – Event Report
More than 125 New York City professionals gathered on a rooftop terrace for the first event organized by the CTBUH’s New York steering committee.
CTBUH Leads Tour of MCA Skyscraper Exhibit
28 Jul 2012, Chicago – Event Report
CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood linked the art and reality of tall buildings in a gallery tour of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago exhibition, Skyscraper.
Climbing the Coast: Tour Report of New Chicago Skyscraper
24 Jul 2012, Chicago – Tour Report
With only two floors left before topping out, the CTBUH Young Professionals Committee organized a tour last week of the Coast at Lakeshore East.
First Wave of City Representatives Appointed
1 Jul 2012, Chicago – CTBUH News
More than 35 City Representatives have been appointed in 13 countries as the CTBUH expands its network at a grass roots level.
CTBUH Celebrates First Exhibition
21 Jun 2012, Chicago – Event Report
Chicago Architecture Foundation event spotlights work of CTBUH and AS+GG with Illinois Institute of Technology students: “Unseen City: Designs for a Future Chicago.”
Inside the Roosevelt
9 May 2012, Chicago – Tour Report
Four days after the official opening of Roosevelt University’s new tower, guests of the CTBUH’s Young Professionals Committee were treated to a tour of the newest addition to the Chicago skyline.
Young Professionals Committee Holds Inaugural Event
4 Apr 2012, Chicago – Event Report
CTBUH’s newly-established Young Professionals Committee staged their first event, a multi-disciplinary presentation on the creation of Aqua, the landmark Chicago tower.
Trustees Meeting 2012 Report, Chicago
19 Mar 2012, Chicago – Event Report
After one of the most successful years in the 43-year history of the CTBUH, the Board of Trustees gathered to review recent initiatives and discuss the Council’s long-term strategies.
Roosevelt University: Auditorium Building and New Vertical Campus Tower Tour
16 Dec 2011, Chicago – Tour Report
The CTBUH staff observed history being made as Chicago’s past meets Chicago’s future in the two Roosevelt University buildings.
CTBUH Going Up!
6 Nov 2011, Chicago – Event
For the third year, some of the sports challenged staff members and friends of CTBUH participated in the SkyRise Chicago stair climbing race.
2011 Awards Symposium
3 Nov 2011, Chicago – Awards Event Report
For the second year, the CTBUH has organized a free afternoon Awards Symposium to precede the annual Awards Ceremony & Dinner.
Chair-Elect Timothy Johnson Visits CTBUH HQ
Sep 2011, Chicago – Tour Report
Timothy Johnson of NBBJ, due to take over as CTBUH Chair in October 2011, visited the CTBUH headquarters recently for meetings with Executive Director Antony Wood and CTBUH staff.
9/11 – Ten Years on: CTBUH Reflections
6 Sep 2011, Chicago – CTBUH Publication
In the week that we mark the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 events and the collapse of the World Trade Center towers CTBUH reflected on the impact on tall buildings.
The Norman Ramsey Collection
9 May 2011, Chicago – Event
A fantastic collection of thousands of books, articles and postcards documenting decades of tall building history has been donated to the Council by Mr. Norman Ramsey.
Back to Bethlehem: Where it all began…
Apr 2011, Bethlehem – Tour Report
Executive Director Antony Wood reflects on his trip to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania where he met with the Beedle family and visited Lehigh University, where it all began for the Council.
CTBUH Releases Analysis of Global Population and Tall Buildings
Apr 2011 – CTBUH Journal Paper
Tall buildings are spreading across the globe at an ever-increasing rate. This study demonstrates the relationship between population and tall buildings across those countries and presents information on the average height and age of each country’s…
Trustees Meeting 2011, New York
5 Apr 2011, New York City – Event Report
Of all Trustees meetings since the current Board formed, the New York gathering wins the "marathon event" prize! Getting down to business at 9am, the Board finally adjourned at 8pm.
Bank of America at One Bryant Park Tour Report
4 Apr 2011, New York City – Tour Report
Attendees toured the Bank of America Tower, the recipient of the CTBUH Best Tall Building Americas Award in 2010.
Time Warner Center Tour Report
4 Apr 2011, New York City – Tour Report
Located west of Columbus Circle across from Central Park, the Time Warner Center sits in one of the most strategic places in Manhattan.
New York by Gehry Tour Report
3 Apr 2011, New York City – Tour Report
New York City’s latest addition to the downtown skyline is a 76-story tall residential tower which, as the name suggest, has been named after the architect.
World Trade Center Tour Report
3 Apr 2011, New York City – Tour Report
Almost ten years after the destruction of the twin towers, we can now see that the reconstruction of the World Trade Center site is in full swing.
CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2010
Dec 2010 – CTBUH Journal Paper
In a year dominated by news coverage of the new “World’s Tallest Building” – Burj Khalifa, Dubai – one may be surprised to learn that, besides being the year in which a building first surpassed the 600, 700, and 800-meter thresholds, 2010 has seen…
Jewelers Building Tour
17 Dec 2010, Chicago – Tour Report
The CTBUH participated in an exciting tour of Chicago's historic Jewelers Building situated along the Chicago River.
Visit to the 300 North LaSalle Tower, Chicago
3 Nov 2010, Chicago – Tour Report
CTBUH staffers participated in a tour of the recently completed 300 North LaSalle Building in downtown Chicago.
CTBUH 2010 Annual Leaders Meeting
22 Oct 2010, Chicago – Event Report
Following the CTBUH 9th Annual Awards Dinner & Ceremony, the CTBUH Leadership team met again bright and early on the campus of the IIT in Chicago for their annual Leaders Meeting.
2010 Awards Symposium
21 Oct 2010, Chicago – Awards Event Report
For the first time, the CTBUH organized an Awards Symposium for the winners preceding the annual Awards Dinner.
Marshall Gerometta Wins the 1st Annual CTBUH Golf Tournament
4 Jun 2010, Chicago – Event Report
The first CTBUH Annual Golf Tournament took place and after all score cards were turned in, CTBUH's database editor Marshall Gerometta emerged as the overall winner.
Mine the Gap Competition
15 May 2010, Chicago – Event Report
In May 2010, Chicago Architecture Club organized an international design ideas competition called MINE THE GAP.
Trump Tower Chicago, CTBUH Height Signboard Inaugurated
7 Apr 2010, Chicago – Event Report
On a rainy Wednesday the CTBUH gathered with members of the Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago team for the inauguration of the building signboard.
CTBUH Running Up Skyscrapers
27 Mar 2010, Chicago – Event Report
Jan Klerks and John Lindbloom participated in the annual Fight-For-Air Climb, involving all four skyscrapers of the Presidential Towers in Chicago, with a combined 2,340 steps.
CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2009
Dec 2009 – CTBUH Journal Paper
Trump International Hotel & Tower named tallest building completed in 2009; Successful year for the American high-rise. Over half of all buildings 200m or taller completed in the past twelve months were located in Asia, with some 36% being in China…
New CTBUH Trustees Peter Irwin and Tim J. Johnson
Dec 2009, Chicago – CTBUH News
The Board of Trustees welcomes the support of two industry leaders: Peter Irwin, Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin Inc., Canada and Tim J. Johnson, NBBJ, USA.
Willis/Sears Tower Tour
29 Oct 2009, Chicago – Tour Report
Members of CTBUH staff had a unique opportunity to see the in and outs of the Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) in Chicago.
2009 Chicago Conference: Evolution of the Skyscraper
22-23 Oct 2009, Chicago – Conference
Tall Buildings have enjoyed two decades of unprecedented development – built in greater number, height and geographical spread than at any time in history.
CTBUH Presents Plaque to Trump Tower
21 Oct 2009, Chicago – Event Report
CTBUH presented a plaque to The Trump Organization recognizing Trump Tower as the tallest all-concrete building in the world and the 7th tallest building in the world.
John Hancock Center Tour
21 Oct 2009, Chicago – Tour Report
Attendees of the 2009 CTBUH Chicago Conference were lead by Brian Keaty through the entirety of Chicago's famous John Hancock Center.
Blue Cross Blue Shield Building Tour
21 Oct 2009, Chicago – Tour Report
Attendees of the 2009 CTBUH Chicago Conference began their conference experience with a technical tour of the recent renovations to Blue Cross Blue Shield Tower.
Trump Tower Tour
21 Oct 2009, Chicago – Tour Report
About 22 conference delegates had the opportunity to attend an educational pre-conference tour of Chicago skyline’s newest super-tall tower, the Trump International Hotel & Tower.
One Museum Park West Tour
21 Oct 2009, Chicago – Tour Report
Delegates from the CTBUH 2009 Chicago Conference started their conference experience with a technical tour of One Museum Park West; a new 54 story residential tower in Chicago.
Aqua Tour
21 Oct 2009, Chicago – Tour Report
Close to 60 attendees of the 2009 CTBUH Chicago Conference began their conference experience with a two-hour technical tour of the recently completed Aqua Tower.
Legacy Tour
21 Oct 2009, Chicago – Tour Report
Attendees of the 2009 CTBUH Chicago Conference toured The Legacy at Millennium Park, one of the newest addition to the downtown loop area residential stock.
CTBUH 2009 Annual Leaders Meeting
21 Oct 2009, Chicago – Event Report
Preceding the CTBUH 2009 Chicago Conference, 55 leaders within the CTBUH organization gathered to discuss current developments, progress on projects, and new ideas and initiatives.
Next CTBUH Chair visits CTBUH HQ
27-28 Aug 2009, Chicago – Event Report
Professor Sang Dae Kim of Korea University, due to take over as CTBUH Chair in October 2009, visited the CTBUH offices for a 2-day meeting.
CTBUH Summer Tour - Blue Cross Blue Shield Tower
17 Jul 2009, Chicago – Tour Report
The final tour of the CTBUH Summer Study Tour series was held at the Blue Cross Blue Shield Headquarters in downtown Chicago.
CTBUH Chicago Helicopter Tour
5 Jul 2009, Chicago – Tour Report
CTBUH members toured many of the extensive Chicago skyscrapers as part of the Chicago Skyscrapers Summer Tour Program.
CTBUH Summer Tours - Aqua Tower
19 Jun 2009, Chicago – Tour Report
The crown jewel of Chicago’s Lakeshore East master planned community, Aqua Tower, was the subject for the second in the series of CTBUH Summer Tours.
CTBUH Trump Tower Tour
29 May 2009, Chicago – Tour Report
CTBUH staff had a most informative tour of Chicago skyline’s newest feature, the Trump International Hotel & Tower.
CTBUH Summer Tall Tours Underway – Legacy at Millennium Park
22 May 2009, Chicago – Tour Report
The first of three CTBUH construction tours held in Chicago during the summer of 2009 was attended by 30 people, at the Legacy.
2009 Mock Firms Competition
8 May 2009, Chicago – Event
CTBUH staff Antony Wood, Jan Klerks and Philip Oldfield were involved in the reviews of the "Mock Firms National Skyscraper Challenge" organized by Chicago Architecture Today.
CTBUH Seismic Working Group Workshop
30 Apr-2 May 2009, Austin – Event Report
Michael Willford, Andrew Whittaker and John Hooper led a session at the 2009 ASCE SEI Congress in Austin, Texas, on the seismic design of high-rise buildings.
IIT and University of Nottingham Design Collaboration
Mar 2009, Chicago – Event Report
Students from the University of Nottingham recently visited Chicago as part of a tall building design studio collaboration with the ‘Remaking of Mumbai’ studio at IIT.
CTBUH Board of Trustees Inaugural Meeting
21 Jan 2009, Chicago – Event Report
The new CTBUH Board of Trustees met at CTBUH Headquarters for their inaugural meeting. The seven people who currently make up the board were all present at the meeting.
CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2008
Dec 2008 – CTBUH Journal Paper
Against the backdrop of global economic crisis, 2008 witnessed the most successful year of skyscraper construction to date, with more skyscrapers constructed globally within a single year than ever before and the average height of the tallest ten…
CTBUH Aqua Tower Tour
17 Dec 2008, Chicago – Tour Report
CTBUH staff had the great opportunity to receive an educational tour of the Aqua Tower guided, by Jim Loewenberg of Magellan Development Group.
CTBUH Comments on NIST WTC7 Collapse Report
Oct 2008, Chicago – Conference Video Report
The CTBUH Comments on the “Structural Fire Response and Probable Collapse Sequence of World Trade Center Building 7 August 2007” Prepared and Issued by NIST.
CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2007
Dec 2007 – CTBUH Journal Paper
333 meters high with 72 stories and 480 suites, Rose Rotana Tower in Dubai leads the list of the 10 tallest buildings completed in 2007. The tower, which is developed by Bonyan International Investment Group, is also regarded as the world’s tallest…
Trump International Hotel & Tower Tour
29 Oct 2007, Chicago – Tour
Lucas Tryggestad of SOM gave an tour of the Trump International Hotel & Tower as part of the design research studio held at the Illinois Institute of Technology by Antony Wood.
Chicago City Hall Tour
Aug 2007, Chicago – Tour
As part of the IIT's studio project’s initial research and site study period a field visit was undertaken of the Chicago City Hall.
2006 Chicago Conference: Thinking Outside the Box
25-26 Oct 2006, Chicago – Conference
The conference theme "Thinking Outside the Box: Tapered, Tilted, Twisted Towers" was addressed by many of the world's leading experts in architecture, engineering and construction.
2005 New York 7th World Congress: Renewing the Urban Landscape
16-19 Oct 2005, New York City – Conference
Renewing the Urban Landscape was set near one of America’s most complex and challenging rebuilding projects – the reconstruction of lower Manhattan.
2000 Los Angeles Conference: Tall Buildings in Seismic Regions
5-6 May 2000, Los Angeles – Conference
The 5th Conference on "Tall Buildings in Seismic Regions" was held on a two day event, in Los Angeles on May 5-6, 2000.
1997 Los Angeles Conference: Tall Buildings on Seismic Regions
9-10 May 1997, Los Angeles – Conference
The Fourth Conference on Tall Buildings in Seismic Regions for the 21st Century was held in Los Angeles from May 9-10, 1997.
1996 Chicago Conference: Tall Building Structures - A World View
15-18 Apr 1996, Chicago – Conference
The 1996 Conference on Tall Building Structures: A World View was held in Chicago, Illinois from April 15 -18.
CTBUH 1994 Los Angeles 3rd Conference on Seismic Regions
13-14 May 1994, Los Angeles – Conference
CTBUH held the Third Conference on Tall Buildings in Seismic Regions in Los Angeles in 1994 with the Los Angeles Tall Buildings Structural Design Council.
1991 Los Angeles Conference: Tall Buildings in Seismic Regions
16-17 May 1991, Los Angeles – Conference
The second conference for Tall Buildings on Seismic Regions was held in Los Angeles, CA from May 16 and 17, 1991.
1988 Los Angeles Conference: Tall Buildings in Seismic Regions
25-26 Feb 1988, Los Angeles – Conference
The first Conference on Tall Buildings in Seismic Regions was held in Los Angeles, CA from February 25-26, 1988.
1986 Chicago 3rd World Congress: Second Century of the Skyscraper
6-10 Jan 1986, Chicago – Conference
The 1886 3rd World Congress was held in Chicago, Illinois on the "Second Century of the Skyscraper" from Jan. 6-10.
1975 Honolulu Conference on Tall Buildings & the Growth of Cities
26-29 Jan 1975, Honolulu – Conference
The 1975 International Regional Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA on "Tall Buildings & the Growth of Cities".
1972 Bethlehem 1st World Congress: Planning & Design
21-26 Aug 1972, Bethlehem – Conference
In 1972 the 1st World Congress on "Planning & Design of Tall Buildings" was held in Bethlehem, PA, United States.
1971 Chicago Conference: Planning & Design of Tall Buildings
29 Nov-1 Dec 1971, Chicago – Conference
The 1971 Fifth Regional Conference on Planning & Design of Tall Buildings was held in Chicago, Illinois from November 29-December 1st.

Featured Tall Buildings in United States

100 11th Ave

100 11th Ave, New York City

A crystalline architectural beacon along the shore of the Hudson River, 100 11th Avenue utilizes a multi-pane panelized façade system to impart its signature shimmer on Manhattan.

150 North Riverside

150 North Riverside, Chicago

Utilizing a unique core-supported structure with a very small footprint at grade, the design resolves considerable site challenges and provides a 54-story Class A office tower.

180 East 88th

180 East 88th, New York City

Rising high above the Upper East Side in Carnegie Hill, 180 East 88th is a luxury condominium with grand proportions. Its 48 residences feature precise detail.

1918 8th Avenue

1918 8th Avenue, Seattle

This 36-story office tower with a 9-story wing features optimized floor plates, which allow tenants to optimize space.

432 Park Avenue

432 Park Avenue, New York City

432 Park Avenue represents a new generation of superslim skyscrapers and is defined by its simplicity and large glass windows set in a regular grid of exposed concrete members.

56 Leonard

56 Leonard, New York City

56 Leonard's irregularly projecting floors, as well as the irregular spacing and location of the balconies throughout its 57 stories have nicknamed the building the "Jenga".

American Copper Buildings

American Copper Buildings, New York City

The American Copper Buildings present two bold and dynamic residential towers in New York City that are clad in copper, a living material that will patina gracefully over time.

Aqua Tower

Aqua Tower, Chicago

The signature cantilevered balconies are breathtaking and exemplary of where concrete technology can take tall building design today.

BG Group Place

BG Group Place, Houston

Located in central Houston, adjacent to the new metro system, BG Group Place yields a host of green features while providing a breath of fresh air to the Houston skyline.

BNY Mellon Bank Center

BNY Mellon Bank Center, Philadelphia

Designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, the 54-story BNY Mellon Bank Center features an exclusive club under its instantly iconic pyramidal roof.

Baccarat Hotel & Residences

Baccarat Hotel & Residences, New York City

Baccarat Hotel & Residences form and craftsmanship is inspired by the eponymous luxury crystal brand that owns the building.

Blue Cross-Blue Shield Tower

Blue Cross-Blue Shield Tower, Chicago

The design concept defined an initial building to serve a company’s immediate needs and planned for vertical expansion in the future.

Columbia Center

Columbia Center , Seattle

The 76-story Columbia Center features a famous public observatory and, at the time of its completion in 1984, was the tallest building on the West Coast.

Comcast Center

Comcast Center, Philadelphia

Taking the form of a faceted obelisk, the tower is clad in silvery high-performance glass with ultra-clear, low-iron glass at the building’s corners and crown.

Comcast Technology Center

Comcast Technology Center, Philadelphia

The tower features 13, three-story skygardens that bring vegetation through the height of the tower, as well as a sky bar, 269 meters above ground.

Devon Energy Center

Devon Energy Center, Oklahoma City

This building is remarkable, not only for its inherent design excellence, but for the seeming unlikelihood of its location.

Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building

Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building, Portland

The renovation of this existing 1970s office tower was completed in 2013 and greatly reduced its energy usage.

Eight Spruce Street

Eight Spruce Street, New York City

A beautiful building, elegantly fitting into its Manhattan context, “New York by Gehry” at Eight Spruce Street uses the very latest in computer-enabled construction.

Eleven Times Square

Eleven Times Square, New York City

Eleven Times Square attempts to make a more sustainable model for an urban building.

HL23

HL23, New York City

The building addresses the adjacent High Line in a very successful way, rising from its ultra-compact site to create a very positive relationship with the elevated linear park.

Hearst Tower

Hearst Tower, New York City

The Hearst Headquarters became the first New York City commercial office building to achieve Gold LEED Certification from the US Green Building Council.

One Liberty Place

One Liberty Place, Philadelphia

Though controversial when initially proposed, this 61-story tower completely transformed Philadelphia's skyline upon its completion in 1985, and has since become a famous city symbol.

One Madison Park

One Madison Park, New York City

One Madison Park is situated in a unique location on the Manhattan grid. The strong yet simple form rises from a seemingly impossibly small New York City site.

One Museum Park

One Museum Park, Chicago

Museum Park is a complex of multiple residential towers within the Central Station development at the southern edge of Grant Park across from Museum Campus.

One World Trade Center

One World Trade Center, New York City

Part of the ambitious World Trade Center redevelopment, the symbolic 1,776-foot One World Trade Center rises on the northwest corner of the Lower Manhattan site.

Premier on Pine

Premier on Pine, Seattle

Located at Pine Street and Ninth Avenue just west of the Paramount Theater, Premiere on Pine has recently joined Seattle's skyline as one of the tallest residential towers in the city.

The Bank of America Tower

The Bank of America Tower, New York City

The Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park produces a high level of sustainability within the commercial market place, creating a strong identity for itself.

The John Hancock Center

The John Hancock Center, Chicago

Over forty years after its completion, the John Hancock Center has established itself as one of the world’s most recognized skyscrapers and an iconic example.

The New York Times Building

The New York Times Building, New York City

The New York Times Building is a 1.5-million-SF, 52-story building on Eighth Avenue in Manhattan, anchoring the west side of the redevelopment of Times Square.

The Tower at PNC Plaza

The Tower at PNC Plaza, Pittsburgh

The Tower at PNC Plaza incorporates both highly technical green systems and channels for meaningful social interactions through a vertical column of two-story atriums.

Tree House Residence Hall

Tree House Residence Hall, Boston

Created on a limited public-university budget and an aggressive schedule, the Tree House represents a well-considered solution that announces itself as a foundry of inspiration.

Trump International Hotel & Tower

Trump International Hotel & Tower, Chicago

Urbanistically and architecturally, Trump Tower represents a high standard of contextual design—fitting very well into the city.

UN Secretariat Building

UN Secretariat Building, New York City

The UN Secretariat symbolizes Modern architecture but required a renovation to bring technology and space into the current era.

VIA 57 WEST

VIA 57 WEST, New York City

West57 is a hybrid between the European perimeter block and a traditional Manhattan high-rise development that includes over 24,000 sq. ft. of landscaped outdoor space.

Veer Towers

Veer Towers, Las Vegas

Veer Towers takes on the challenge of building a sustainable, all glass tower in the desert environment of Las Vegas through its exquisitely detailed facades.

United States Members

The work of the Council is only possible through the support of its members, which include most of the world’s leading developers, architects, engineers, contractors and others connected with tall buildings and sustainable cities. Below is the list of current organizational members located in United States, sorted by membership level then alphabetically by organization name.

Supporting Contributor

AI. AI.
United States
ARCH
Autodesk Autodesk
United States
COMP
Dow Chemical Company Dow Chemical Company
United States
MATR
Illinois Institute of Technology Illinois Institute of Technology
United States
ACAD RES
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
United States
ARCH URB INTR HIST TRAN
Otis Elevator Company Otis Elevator Company
United States
VERC MATR VERS
Turner Construction Company Turner Construction Company
United States
PMNG CON

Patron

DeSimone Consulting Engineers DeSimone Consulting Engineers
United States
STRC ENGO
Gensler Gensler
United States
ARCH URB COST INTR MRKT
HOK, Inc. HOK, Inc.
United States
ARCH URB ENGM FAC FACS SEIS STRC INTR COST FIN HIST PMNG
Kuraray America, Inc. Kuraray America, Inc.
United States
COMP MATR
Langan Engineering Langan Engineering
United States
GEO SEIS ENVE CIV ENVP LAND SURV
NBBJ NBBJ
United States
ARCH INTR LAND MRKT
Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
United States
ARCH URB INTR
Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin
Canada
WIND ENGO ENVE
SL Green Realty Corp. SL Green Realty Corp.
United States
OWN DEV PROP
Softwood Lumber Board Softwood Lumber Board
United States
MATR
Studio Libeskind Studio Libeskind
United States
ARCH URB INTR
The Durst Organization The Durst Organization
United States
DEV OWN
Thornton Tomasetti Thornton Tomasetti
United States
STRC SEIS FAC ENGO HIST INSU PMNG TRAN

Donor

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
United States
ARCH URB INTR
AKF Group AKF Group
United States
MEP OTHR COMP ENGO FIRE PROP
Architects Hawaii, Ltd. Architects Hawaii, Ltd.
United States
ARCH INTR URB
BALA Engineers BALA Engineers
United States
STRC MEP FIRE ENGO ENVE SEC
Bjarke Ingels Group Bjarke Ingels Group
United States
ARCH URB STRC
Enclos Corp. Enclos Corp.
United States
FAC PMNG MATR
Front Inc. Front Inc.
United States
FAC
Halfen United States Halfen United States
United States
MATR FAC
Jensen Hughes Jensen Hughes
United States
FIRE
LeMessurier LeMessurier
United States
STRC SEIS WIND HIST
LERA Consulting Structural Engineers LERA Consulting Structural Engineers
United States
STRC SEIS WIND
Magnusson Klemencic Associates Magnusson Klemencic Associates
United States
STRC CIV SEIS WIND
McNAMARA • SALVIA McNAMARA • SALVIA
United States
STRC ENGO SEIS WIND
Nishkian Menninger Consulting and Structural Engineers Nishkian Menninger Consulting and Structural Engineers
United States
STRC
OJB Landscape Architecture OJB Landscape Architecture
United States
LAND
Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
United States
ARCH URB INTR
Pickard Chilton Architects Pickard Chilton Architects
United States
ARCH URB INTR
Severud Associates Consulting Engineers Severud Associates Consulting Engineers
United States
STRC LEGL
Studio Gang Studio Gang
United States
ARCH URB INTR
Syska Hennessy Group Syska Hennessy Group
United States
MEP VERC SEC
Walter P. Moore and Associates Walter P. Moore and Associates
United States
STRC FAC HIST SEIS WIND CIV
WATG URBAN WATG URBAN
United States
ARCH URB INTR
Webcor Builders Webcor Builders
United States
CON PMNG

Contributor

Alvine Engineering Alvine Engineering
United States
MEP FIRE ENGO
AMSYSCO AMSYSCO
United States
MATR ENGO
ArcelorMittal ArcelorMittal
United States
BACS MATR
Archilier Architecture Archilier Architecture
United States
ARCH
Armstrong Ceiling Solutions Armstrong Ceiling Solutions
United States
MATR
Barker Mohandas, LLC Barker Mohandas, LLC
United States
VERC
bKL Architecture bKL Architecture
United States
ARCH URB INTR
Cary Kopczynski & Company Cary Kopczynski & Company
United States
SEIS STRC
CB Engineers CB Engineers
United States
MEP FIRE COMP COST
Cerami & Associates Cerami & Associates
United States
ENGO MATR OTHR
Cermak Peterka Petersen Cermak Peterka Petersen
United States
WIND ENVE LEGL
Code Consultants, Inc. Code Consultants, Inc.
United States
FIRE ENGO
Cotter Consulting Inc. Cotter Consulting Inc.
United States
CON PMNG COST
CS Group Construction Specialties Company CS Group Construction Specialties Company
United States
MATR
DCI Engineers DCI Engineers
United States
STRC SEIS
Environmental Systems Design Environmental Systems Design
United States
MEP FIRE BACS COST
FM Global FM Global
United States
LEGL
Foster + Partners Foster + Partners
United States
ARCH
FXCollaborative FXCollaborative
United States
ARCH URB INTR
GEI Consultants GEI Consultants
United States
GEO
GERB Vibration Control Systems (USA/Germany) GERB Vibration Control Systems (USA/Germany)
Germany
MATR SEIS
GGLO GGLO
United States
ARCH URB INTR LAND
Gilsanz Murray Steficek Gilsanz Murray Steficek
United States
STRC ENGO SEC
Glumac Glumac
United States
MEP ENGO
Goettsch Partners Goettsch Partners
United States
ARCH URB INTR
Hathaway Dinwiddie Hathaway Dinwiddie
United States
CON
Heller Manus Architects Heller Manus Architects
United States
ARCH URB TRAN
HKA Elevator Consulting HKA Elevator Consulting
United States
VERC
Humphreys & Partners Architects, L.P. Humphreys & Partners Architects, L.P.
United States
ARCH URB CIV INTR LAND
International Code Council International Code Council
United States
ENGO NONP
ITT Enidine ITT Enidine
United States
MATR FAC
JAHN JAHN
United States
ARCH URB INTR
Jaros, Baum & Bolles Jaros, Baum & Bolles
United States
ENGM MEP BACS FIRE HIST PMNG SEC
John Portman & Associates John Portman & Associates
United States
DEV ARCH URB
Kinemetrics Inc. Kinemetrics Inc.
United States
SEIS MATR OTHR
Kobi Karp Kobi Karp
United States
ARCH INTR
Lendlease Corporation Lendlease Corporation
United States
DEV CON PMNG FIN
Longman Lindsey Longman Lindsey
United States
BMNT MEP
Nabih Youssef & Associates Nabih Youssef & Associates
United States
STRC SEIS
National Fire Protection Association National Fire Protection Association
United States
NONP FIRE RES
O'Donnell & Naccarato O'Donnell & Naccarato
United States
STRC FACS
OLYMPIQUE Facade Access Consulting OLYMPIQUE Facade Access Consulting
United States
BMNT FACS
Ornamental Metal Institute of New York Ornamental Metal Institute of New York
United States
NONP MATR
Pavarini McGovern Pavarini McGovern
United States
CON
Pepper Construction Company Pepper Construction Company
United States
CON
Perkins+Will Perkins+Will
United States
ARCH INTR URB HIST LAND
Procore Technologies Procore Technologies
United States
OTHR PMNG
R.G. Vanderweil Engineers R.G. Vanderweil Engineers
United States
MEP
Raftery CRE, LLC Raftery CRE, LLC
United States
CON DEV
Related Midwest Related Midwest
United States
DEV PROP
Rhode Partners Rhode Partners
United States
ARCH URB INTR
Robert A.M. Stern Architects Robert A.M. Stern Architects
United States
ARCH INTR URB
SHoP Architects SHoP Architects
United States
ARCH
SilverEdge Systems Software SilverEdge Systems Software
United States
COMP
Spiritos Properties LLC Spiritos Properties LLC
United States
DEV
Stanley D. Lindsey & Associates Stanley D. Lindsey & Associates
United States
STRC SEIS WIND
Stantec Ltd. Stantec Ltd.
United States
ARCH URB INTR LAND
Steel Institute of New York Steel Institute of New York
United States
NONP MATR
SWA Group SWA Group
United States
LAND URB
Terracon Terracon
United States
GEO OTHR
The Harman Group The Harman Group
United States
STRC
Vidaris, Inc. Vidaris, Inc.
United States
FAC

Participant

3Mix 3Mix
United States
ARCH
5+design 5+design
United States
ARCH INTR URB
ADG Engineering ADG Engineering
United States
STRC ARCH ENGO INTR
ARK Studio Inc. ARK Studio Inc.
United States
ARCH URB INTR
Baldridge & Associates Structural Engineering Baldridge & Associates Structural Engineering
United States
STRC ENGO HIST INSU SEIS SURV WIND
BASF Corporation BASF Corporation
United States
MATR
Baumann Consulting Baumann Consulting
United States
ARCH ENGM
Beetrex, Inc. Beetrex, Inc.
United States
ENGO
BKV Group BKV Group
United States
ARCH ENGM INTR LAND
Boston Properties Boston Properties
United States
DEV OWN PROP
Cardno Cardno
United States
STRC FAC
Cast Connex Cast Connex
United States
MATR
CDC Curtain Wall Design & Consulting CDC Curtain Wall Design & Consulting
United States
FAC WIND ENGO COST LEGL STRC
Clark Construction Group Clark Construction Group
United States
CON
COOKFOX Architects COOKFOX Architects
United States
ARCH URB INTR
Coughlin Porter Lundeen Coughlin Porter Lundeen
United States
STRC CIV SEIS
CS Associates CS Associates
United States
STRC HIST COST
CTL Group CTL Group
United States
STRC LEGL GEO
Degenkolb Engineers Degenkolb Engineers
United States
SEIS
DLR Group DLR Group
United States
ARCH
Dynamic Isolation Systems, Inc. Dynamic Isolation Systems, Inc.
United States
STRC SEIS
Edgett Williams Consulting Group Edgett Williams Consulting Group
United States
VERC
Ennead Architects Ennead Architects
United States
ARCH URB INTR
Extell Development Extell Development
United States
DEV OWN PROP
Fire Equipment Manufacturers' Association (FEMA) Fire Equipment Manufacturers' Association (FEMA)
United States
FIRE MATR
Fisher Marantz Stone Fisher Marantz Stone
United States
OTHR
Fortune Shepler Saling Fortune Shepler Saling
United States
VERC
Full Stack Modular Full Stack Modular
United States
CON MATR
Giarratana, LLC Giarratana, LLC
United States
DEV
GREC Architects, LLC GREC Architects, LLC
United States
ARCH
Group PMX Group PMX
United States
PMNG
GVK Elevator Consulting Services GVK Elevator Consulting Services
United States
VERC PROP
Handel Architects Handel Architects
United States
ARCH URB INTR
Hearst Corporation Hearst Corporation
United States
OWN
Heintges Consulting Architects & Engineers Heintges Consulting Architects & Engineers
United States
FAC
Hill West Architects Hill West Architects
United States
ARCH
Hines Hines
United States
DEV PROP COST FIN
Interface Engineering Interface Engineering
United States
ENGM
James McHugh Construction James McHugh Construction
United States
CON
Jay Paul Company Jay Paul Company
United States
OWN DEV
JCE Structural Engineering Group JCE Structural Engineering Group
United States
STRC SEIS SEC
Korda/Nemeth Engineering Korda/Nemeth Engineering
United States
ENGM
Larson Engineering, Inc. Larson Engineering, Inc.
United States
ENGM STRC
Lerch Bates Lerch Bates
United States
VERC FAC MATR
LMN Architects LMN Architects
United States
ARCH URB INTR TRAN
Magellan Development Group Magellan Development Group
United States
DEV OWN
Magnetek Magnetek
United States
VERC MATR
Martin/Martin Martin/Martin
United States
STRC CIV SURV
Meyer Borgman Johnson Meyer Borgman Johnson
United States
STRC
MEYERS+ ENGINEERS MEYERS+ ENGINEERS
United States
MEP ARCH ENGO
Michael Blades & Associates Michael Blades & Associates
United States
VERC INSU PMNG
New York Engineers New York Engineers
United States
MEP
North American Insulation Manufacturers Association North American Insulation Manufacturers Association
United States
NONP MATR
ODELL ODELL
United States
ARCH
Optima, Inc. Optima, Inc.
United States
ARCH DEV
Osborn Engineering Osborn Engineering
United States
ENGM
Pappageorge Haymes Partners Pappageorge Haymes Partners
United States
ARCH URB INTR
Peckar & Abramson, P.C. Peckar & Abramson, P.C.
United States
CON LEGL
Rafael Viñoly Architects Rafael Viñoly Architects
United States
ARCH URB INTR
Richard Meier & Partners Richard Meier & Partners
United States
ARCH INTR URB
Riggio / Boron Riggio / Boron
United States
FAC BMNT CON OTHR
Riverside Investment & Development Riverside Investment & Development
United States
DEV
Safdie Architects Safdie Architects
United States
ARCH URB INTR
See Robertson Structural Engineers, LLC See Robertson Structural Engineers, LLC
United States
STRC
Sentient Law, Ltd. Sentient Law, Ltd.
United States
LEGL
Skyline Windows Skyline Windows
United States
MATR
SOH Wind Engineering LLC SOH Wind Engineering LLC
United States
WIND
Solomon Cordwell Buenz Solomon Cordwell Buenz
United States
ARCH INTR URB HIST
Sowlat Structural Engineers Sowlat Structural Engineers
United States
STRC
Steven Holl Architects Steven Holl Architects
United States
ARCH INTR URB
Telgian Engineering & Consulting Telgian Engineering & Consulting
United States
FIRE
Thatcher Foundations / Chicago Committee on High-Rise Buildings Thatcher Foundations / Chicago Committee on High-Rise Buildings
United States
NONP
The John Buck Company The John Buck Company
United States
DEV PROP FIN INSU MRKT
The Moinian Group The Moinian Group
United States
DEV OWN
The Skyscraper Museum The Skyscraper Museum
United States
NONP
Thermafiber Thermafiber
United States
MATR FIRE
TLC Engineering Solutions TLC Engineering Solutions
United States
MEP STRC
TOBIN, PLLC TOBIN, PLLC
United States
ARCH PMNG INTR FAC HIST
University of Chicago University of Chicago
United States
ACAD
Urbahn Architects, PLLC. Urbahn Architects, PLLC.
United States
ARCH
Van Deusen & Associates Van Deusen & Associates
United States
VERC
VIATechnik, LLC VIATechnik, LLC
United States
CON PMNG
Victor Group Victor Group
United States
DEV
W.E. O`Neil Construction Co. W.E. O`Neil Construction Co.
United States
CON
WMA Consulting Engineers WMA Consulting Engineers
United States
MEP
XSPlatforms Americas, Inc. XSPlatforms Americas, Inc.
United States
MATR BMNT ENGO

Academic

American Institute of Steel Construction American Institute of Steel Construction
United States
STRC
Penn State University Penn State University
United States
ACAD
Pratt Institute Pratt Institute
United States
ACAD
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
United States
ACAD RES
Yale University School of Architecture Yale University School of Architecture
United States
ACAD

Media Institute/Association

Post-Tensioning Institute Post-Tensioning Institute
United States
CIV

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