CTBUH 2019 Award of Excellence Winners Announced



These projects will move on to the next stage of the CTBUH Awards Program, sending the teams responsible for the projects to the 2019 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference, where they will compete in front of an international audience and live juries for “Best in Category” distinctions.

Two New CTBUH Technical Guides Released



The CTBUH has released two new technical guides: Façade Access & Maintenance for High-Rise Buildings and The Space Within: Skyspaces in Tall Buildings. Order now!

2018 Global Walking Tour: Walking on Water Reports



Shanghai was one of many cities from around the world that participated in the 2018 Global Walking Tour: Walking on Water. This year’s theme explored the role of tall buildings along waterfronts and other natural settings.

See the 2019 Award Categories & Criteria



Major changes have been implemented this year to make the judging of projects facing similar challenges fairer. Specifically, Best Tall Buildings will be judged according to similar height and function categories, rather than within geographic regions. In addition, seven new awards have been introduced, to recognize the specific engineering achievements across projects, as well as […]

China Resources Tower Confirmed Host of the Opening Networking Reception



This special reception held on the evening of April 9 will give conference VIPs the unique opportunity to mingle in the fantastic setting of the China Resources Headquarters, a 393-meter tower in Shenzhen’s Houhai District. There, delegates will enjoy canapés and refreshments in the “Sky Hall” located at the very top of the tower, a […]

Grand Hyatt, Shenzhen Chosen as Venue Host



The 2019 CTBUH Tall + Urban Innovation Conference will be held in the Grand Hyatt Shenzhen in downtown Shenzhen. Situated in the Luohu District, the hotel is part of City Crossing, Shenzhen’s most prestigious mixed-use commercial development, which includes the China Resources Building, Park Lane Manor and the MixC Shopping Mall. It is close to the iconic […]

Event Report: Sustainable Vertical Urbanism Forum



On July 9th, 2018, a one-day symposium entitled “Sustainable Vertical Urbanism” was held at Tongji University, co-organized by CTBUH China Office and Tongji University. This symposium was held as part of a key sub-forum of the International Doctoral School of Future Cities and Architecture held by Tongji University, from July 1st through the 14th. During the symposium, urban […]

CTBUH Participates in the China Zun Forum



CTBUH participated in the China Zun Forum, the first portion of which was the Symposium on Construction and Operation for Tall Buildings. The event was organized by CTBUH and co-organized by CITIC HEYE Investment CO., LTD., BOMA, and CITAB. Nearly 200 delegates attended the event.

Suzhou IFS Signboard Inaugurated



The building owners, CTBUH Trustees, and esteemed guests gathered to unveil the signboard at Suzhou IFS in Suzhou, China.

CTBUH China Hosts Tall Building Symposium



On a trip in part to drum up support for the 2019 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference, Executive Director Antony Wood and China Office Director & Academic Coordinator Peng Du held a board meeting for the CTBUH China Office and spoke at a half-day symposium.

CTBUH Names 2018 Best Tall Building Worldwide, Among 9 Other Award Winners!



The CTBUH is proud to announce the winners of the 16th Annual CTBUH Awards Program, which competed for winning distinctions at the 2018 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference. The CTBUH Awards Jury named Oasia Hotel Downtown the “Best Tall Building Worldwide”, in addition to recognizing the winners of nine individual award categories.