05 July 2023

Tall Buildings and City Development: Comparison of Five Case Studies

Roberta dal Molin, Shenav Ragiv, &Elena Giacomello

Skyscrapers commonly rise in major cities worldwide, but the difference is in how they are integrated into the urban plan. This paper provides a comprehSkyscrapers...

20 October 2018

The Middle East: 30+ Years of Building Tall

CTBUH Research

The Middle East region is hosting its first CTBUH International Conference since 2008. In that year, there were 119 completed buildings of 150 meters or...

17 October 2016

Open Air, Sun and a Glass of Wine - Mediterranean Lifestyle in High-Rise Residential Buildings

Nirit Rosenstein, Africa Israel Investments Ltd.

This paper suggests a look into the local interpretation of dense vertical urbanism in Mediterranean cities through a whirlwind overview of high-rise residential development in...

26 October 2015

Tall Buildings and the Sabbath Elevator

David Pilzer, Israel Ministry of the Interior

The commandment to keep the Sabbath as a day of rest appears in the Bible many times. Jewish law prescribes an intricate set of rules...

26 October 2015

Tel Aviv’s Midtown/Azrieli North Development as an Integrated Complex of Tower Urbanism

Moshe Tzur & Robert Oxman, Moshe Tzur Architects and Town Planners

Tel Aviv’s Midtown/Azrieli North Complex is the new hub of the northern central business district (CBD) that functions to connect the activity centers of the...

16 September 2014

Diversity and Change in Vertical Urbanism

Moshe Tzur, Moshe Tzur Architects Urbanists; Robert Oxman, Technion Israel Institute of Technology

The living city is ideally composed of elements in an ecologically dynamic relationship with the urban environment. Environmental function measured over time constitutes a seminal...

16 September 2014

Urban Renewal For A Global City

Gil Shenhav, Canaan Shenhav Architects, Ltd.

The city of Tel Aviv is over 100 years old. In 2003 UNESCO declared the center of Tel Aviv as a World Cultural Heritage Site....

14 November 2013

The Middle East: 20 Years of Building Skyscrapers

CTBUH Research

Twenty years ago, the Middle East contained only one skyscraper over 150 meters in height. It is now estimated that by the end of 2015...

13 April 2011

Tall and Urban: An Analysis of Global Population and Tall Buildings

CTBUH Research

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...