Read the daily highlights from the Conference covering presentations, networking receptions, tours, and more…
As we head to New York City for the CTBUH 2015 Conference, we’d like to share this brand-new study, New York: The Ultimate Skyscraper Laboratory. This new Tall Buildings in Numbers study offers insights on tall building construction in New York City over more than a century through several interactive features.
All Conference papers, across the four Conference publications, are now online. If you have not yet decided which sessions to attend, please take a moment to explore the program and papers today.
If you are in New York City October 26–27, don’t miss the 15 Host Rooms at the CTBUH 2015 Conference, featuring exciting programs throughout both days.
This year’s Conference is now completely sold out and registration is closed. Although registration for the main Conference is closed, we encourage you to attend the Host Rooms at the event, which are FREE and do not require registration.
We fully expect all registration places to be filled this week. Register for the Conference now before it’s too late!
As countless tall buildings around the world approach the end of their operational lives, we are confronted with the critical decision of whether to demolish and build anew, or renovate and optimize.
All three social networking receptions are now fully sold out. A waiting list is available for any spots that might open up.
Perhaps the single greatest barrier to progressing sustainability in tall buildings is the lack of performance reporting for successful and unsuccessful solutions. Integrated building technologies have been developed that not only enhance our interaction with architecture, but rigorously quantify and record environmental conditions over time.
The developmental axioms of New York City have been forever altered following the 2008–2011 recession, a reality demonstrated by the most recent cohort of skyscrapers boasting original forms and wider considerations for their urban surroundings.
Now that all Conference Sponsorship packages have been filled, your last chance to showcase your company’s projects at our high-profile event is through an Exhibition Suite. Act today because there are just three such suites remaining!
The recently added technical building tours include the 7 Bryant Park Office Building Tour, Brookfield Place Building Tour, Empire State Building Environmental Retrofit Tour, and Manhattan West Construction Tour.
Construction is proceeding swiftly across the entirety of the Eastern Yards within CTBUH 2015 Diamond Sponsor Related’s greater Hudson Yards plan. Now, new renderings for 35 Hudson Yards have been released, which show that the tower will be mixed-use.
We are pleased to release the list of delegates registered-so-far for the 2015 International Conference. Still over three months away from the conference, 917 delegates have already registered.
On July 9, 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” which showcased speakers from the CTBUH 2015 New York Conference.
All registered 2015 New York Conference delegates are invited to attend one of six (Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto) exciting regional city tours on Days 4 and 5.
The full speaker program for the CTBUH 2015 New York Conference is now available. We are extremely pleased to offer five full days of programming, embracing 86 speakers, 19 building and urban tours, and six regional tours.
Building and Regional Tours have been confirmed for the conference, and are now available to all paid registrants. There are 19 Building, Construction, and Urban Tours and six post-conference Regional City Tours.
A third Conference Networking Reception has been added on Tuesday, 27 October, 6 8 pm, kindly hosted and sponsored by Hudson Yards.
We are pleased to announce Hudson Yards as the fourth and final Diamond Sponsor of the 2015 New York Conference. In addition to Hudson Yards sponsoring the Americas Room, they will also be hosting the Closing Conference Networking Reception.
The CTBUH’s fourth Research Seed Funding Initiative has received 28 proposals from applicants at research institutions, universities, and private companies from around the globe.
Plaza Construction has been confirmed as sponsor for the 2015 Student Tall Building Design Competition, through their Gold sponsorship of the New York Conference.
There will be 15 Host Rooms at the Conference, accommodating presentations, seminars, and discussions on select themes. In addition, there are 11 Exhibition Suites within the actual conference ballrooms where the main presentations will take place.
The Conference Networking Reception on Monday, 26 October, kindly hosted by Empire State Realty Trust and sponsored by Schindler as part of their Platinum Sponsorship, will be held on the 80th Floor of the historic Empire State Building.
The next deadline for registration is 25th September, although it is likely the event will sell out before the deadline. Register now.
CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood recently visited New York City, venue for this October’s CTBUH 2015 International Conference, to participate in the Facades+ conference hosted by The Architect’s Newspaper.
CTBUH New York 2015 Diamond Sponsor Pace Development announced the structural topping out of their MahaNakhon tower in Bangkok.
We are pleased to announce the third confirmed diamond sponsor for the 2015 Conference, Pace Development. They will be sponsoring The Future of Tall Buildings Room.
The inaugural event of the CTBUH YPC – New York City Chapter was held at the offices of Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates on April 15. CTBUH Chairman David Malott and CTBUH Trustee Dennis Poon presented on the exciting new Ping An Finance Center tower, which they have collaborated on for many years.
First revealed in 2006 and originally planned to complete in 2011, the 79-story tower, engineered by Platinum Sponsor WSP Group, is the only project on the World Trade Center master plan which has yet to begin construction in earnest, now that could change.
The early bird deadline for the CTBUH 2015 New York Conference is right around the corner: April 30, 2015. Be sure to register now to secure your place at what will be a fantastic Conference.
The CTBUH 4th International Student Tall Building Design Competition is now open for entries. Sponsorship of the competition is available through a New York Gold + Student Competition Package.
We are pleased to announce the second confirmed diamond sponsor for the 2015 Conference, Zhongtian Urban Development Group., Ltd. They will be sponsoring the Asia & Australasia Room.
CTBUH is pleased to announce the Call for Proposals for its 2015 International Research Seed Funding – culminating with an award of US $20,000. This seed funding has been made possible with the kind support of Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited through the Gold + Research Funding Package.
New York is very expensive for hotel rooms! Very favorable, negotiated rates at the Grand Hyatt New York mean that you can stay in a prime location during the conference for competitive rates that are now available for booking.
Exciting progress is being made for the 2015 CTBUH Conference with the second Conference Steering Committee meeting being held February 24, hosted by Kohn Pedersen Fox.
CTBUH is pleased to announce the publication of the CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Report. This full-color, 84-page report covers the complete experience of the four-day conference, held in Shanghai on the theme of “Future Cities: Sustainable Vertical Urbanism.”
The first 100 registered, paid delegates will have the opportunity to attend the exclusive opening VIP reception at One World Trade Center, the evening before the conference, Sunday 25 October (maximum 3 colleagues per company).
Expanding its embrace of the “urban habitat” component of its mission in 2015, the new CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee organized a highly successful Winter Spaces Walking Tour in seven cities in the Northern Hemisphere.
The submission deadline for abstracts – 30th January – has now passed. We have received a record number of abstracts for consideration at the conference. Submitters will be notified of the acceptance status of their abstract on 20th March.
The first meeting of the CTBUH Young Professionals Committee (YPC) – New York City Chapter was held at the offices of Kohn Pedersen Fox on December 17th.
The 2015 CTBUH Conference is shaping up to be a spectacular event. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to be considered for a presentation – the deadline for abstracts is January 30.
We are pleased to announce the first confirmed sponsors for the 2015 Conference, including the first Diamond Sponsor and six Platinum Sponsors. Get your company involved in the CTBUH 2015 New York Conference today!
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has determined that 97 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed around the world in 2014, including One World Trade Center in New York City.
Plans for the 2015 CTBUH Conference in New York are now well underway, beginning with an initial meeting of the Conference Steering Committee at the Bank of America Tower Nov. 18, kindly hosted by The Durst Organization.
The initial 50 buildings for the conference skyline have been selected. Completed, under construction, or firm proposals from 2013 to date, they must also be iconic projects that challenge current notions of tall building design.
The Conference will be held in the Grand Hyatt New York in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. Just steps away from Grand Central Terminal, the Grand Hyatt boasts an ideal Manhattan location, surrounded by many famous tall buildings.
The 2015 conference will convene speaking and poster presentations, as well as panel discussions, focused on the overall conference theme: “Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City.” CTBUH members of all disciplines interested in presenting at the event are now encouraged to compile a one-page abstract by the 30 January 2015 deadline.
The closing plenary of the Shanghai Conference featured a vibrant video presentation from CTBUH, launching the 2015 Conference.