This event explores how health and sustainability are vital in the process of urbanization, and explores strategies from leading urbanists about how to balance nature and well-being in dense environments.
CITAB and CTBUH are pleased to announce the award recipients for the inaugural CITAB-CTBUH 2016 China Tall Building Awards.
Future Places Workshop
18 November 2015
The second CTBUH Beijing Chapter workshop placed a particular emphasis on the subject of future workplaces and the importance of a robust marketing campaign for tall buildings.
CTBUH Beijing Workshop
18 November 2015
CTBUH Beijing is holding a technical workshop and networking event in Arup's Beijing Office to introduce the CTBUH China Office.
Interesting Results from Second Round of Megacolumn Tests
27–29 July 2015
CTBUH research division members attended the second round of tests in Beijing related to the Megacolumn Research project, sponsored by ArcelorMittal.
CTBUH Beijing Inaugural Event
22 April 2015
CTBUH Beijing's inaugural event featured presentations: "The New Fire Code on Tall Building Design" and "The Development of Beijing’s Central Business District".
CTBUH Beijing Inaugural Event
22 April 2015
Join the free CTBUH Beijing Inaugural Event, featuring presentations on the implication of new fire codes and Beijing’s central business district.
First Composite Megacolumns Test a Big Success
05 February 2015
The large research team working on the composite megacolumns research project gathered in Beijing to start the test campaign on the first megacolumn samples.
Composite Megacolumns Research Meeting Held in Beijing
15 December 2014
Megacolumns researcher goes to Beijing to explore the actual behavior (N-M curve) of large composite concrete/steel megacolumns with encased steel profiles.
Beijing Regional Tour Report
20–21 September 2014
Attendees of the Beijing tour toured the new CBD development on the east side of town, projected to contain 15 towers, many of whose foundations were already visibly underway.
Megacolumns Research – Update and First Deliverable
10 September 2014
Progress is being made on the Composite Megacolumns research project, with a case study and laboratories selected for the destructive tests
Whirlwind Tour Stirs Up More Interest in Shanghai Conference
07–13 March 2014
On a second intensive journey inside six months, Executive Director Antony Wood traveled to China to make additional connections and develop further support.
Rem Koolhaas from OMA Presents on CCTV
07 November 2013
Rem Koolhaas, Founding Partner at OMA, presents on CCTV, the CTBUH Best Tall Buildings Asia & Australasia Winner at this year's awards symposium.
Four-City Tour Generates Strong Shanghai Conference Support
14–18 October 2013
Preparations for the 2014 CTBUH Conference are now underway. Executive Director Antony Wood embarked on a four-city tour, meeting with more than 30 companies over the course of 10 days.
Shanghai Launches at Greenland's Office
01 October 2013
Executive Director Antony Wood embarked on a four-city tour, meeting with more than 30 companies over the course of 10 days, in order to secure strong support for the 2014 conference.
Linked Hybrid Chosen as Featured Building
15 July 2013
Working well above the plane of purely sculptural architecture, the project embodies, on an urbanistic scale, where the future of tall buildings and urban cities is heading.
The Tallest 15 Cities in China
27 September 2012
With over 1.3 billion citizens and a rapidly urbanizing population, China is developing tall buildings more than any other country globally.
Beijing Regional Tour Report: Transforming China's Capital
22–23 September 2012
Congress delegates who traveled to Beijing were treated to a snapshot of how tall buildings are transforming China’s capital.
CCTV Headquarters Chosen as Featured Building
01 June 2012
The recently completed new headquarters of China Central Television contains the entire television-making process within a single building
Path to the CTBUH 2012 Shanghai Congress: Beginnings…
17 July 2011
CTBUH Leaders recently traveled to China to attend a CTBUH-Tongji University workshop, and begin the planning of the anticipated 9th World Congress Shanghai 2012.
CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2018
12 December 2018
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 2017.
CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
31 December 2014
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 Interviews Rem Koolhaas & David Gianotten from OMA
26 February 2014
On the occasion of receiving the Best Tall Building Worldwide award at the 12th Annual CTBUH Awards Symposium and Dinner for CCTV Headquarters, Beijing, Rem Koolhaas, founding partner, Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), sat for an interview with Daniel Safarik, CTBUH Editor. Koolhaas was joined by David Gianotten, partner, OMA, who is intimately involved in the firm’s Asian projects.
CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2009
31 December 2009
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 alone.
CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2007
31 December 2007
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 single-use hotel building.
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