In tandem with the launch of three regional hubs across our entire network, regional conferences representing CTBUH Americas, CTBUH Europe, and CTBUH Asia will kick off this spring and serve as the primary annual gathering of these groups.
The annual CTBUH Tall + Urban Innovation Conference moved to China for the first time in 2019, where a global audience witnessed the final rounds of the CTBUH Awards Program and toured numerous projects underway in one of China's most dynamic cities.
Plans for the 2016 CTBUH Conference are now well underway, beginning with initial meetings of the Conference Steering Committee in all three cities.
Shenzhen Regional Tour Report
21 September 2014
In Shenzhen attendees toured the sky lobby of Ping An Finance Center. Attendees enjoyed a traditional Chinese lunch at the Four Seasons Hotel before continuing to KK100.
CTBUH Leaders Tour Ping An Tower
18 October 2013
Executive Director Antony Wood and Trustee David Malott were treated to a high-octane tour of the under-construction Ping An Financial Center tower by its developer’s CEO.
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.
KK100 Chosen as Featured Building
15 May 2013
As part of the larger KK100 development, the new curved tower is a powerful addition to Shenzhen.
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.
The Tallest 20 in 2020: Entering the Era of the Megatall
08 December 2011
Within this decade we will likely witness not only the world’s first kilometer-tall building, but also the completion of a significant number of buildings over 600 meters.
A Private View: CTBUH Tour of KK100 Tower
07 December 2011
CTBUH held an exclusive insight and tour of the recently completed 442 meter Kingkey 100 Tower, hosted by the CTBUH Hong Kong Representative, Stefan Krummeck.
CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2019
12 December 2019
The year 2019 was remarkable for the tall building industry, with 26 supertall buildings (300 meters or taller) completed, the most in any year. This is the second consecutive year in which this record was broken, besting 18 supertalls in 2018.
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 2016
10 January 2017
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.
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 Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2013
31 December 2013
By all appearances, the small increase in the total number of tall-building completions from 2012 into 2013 is indicative of a return to the prevalent trend of increasing completions each year over the past decade.
CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2011
31 December 2011
The annual story is becoming a familiar one: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and now 2011 have each sequentially broke the record for the most 200 meter or higher buildings completed in a given year. Once again, more 200 m+ buildings were completed in 2011 than in any year previous.
CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2010
31 December 2010
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 the completion of more skyscrapers than any previous year in history.
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