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CTBUH Announces Major Leaderships’ New Roles

CTBUH Announces Major Leaderships’ New Roles

By Elevator World | January 25, 2022

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has named Javier Quintana de Uña as the new CEO, the board announces. The organization also said that previous CEO Antony Wood has been moved into the role of CTBUH president as announced in July 2021. In choosing Quintana de Uña, the board noted that he…

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CTBUH Mourns The Passing Of Two Well-Known Architects

CTBUH Mourns The Passing Of Two Well-Known Architects

By Elevator World | December 22, 2021

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is among those mourning the passing of Richard Rogers and Chris Wilkinson, founding partner of Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and co-founder of WilkinsonEyre Architects, respectively. Perhaps best known for designing the Pompidou Centre in Paris, Rogers also designed such iconic London buildings as The Lloyd’s Building and…

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COVID Aftermath: Interest In Smaller Office Spaces

COVID Aftermath: Interest In Smaller Office Spaces

By Elevator World | November 10, 2021

In the post-COVID period, smaller floor-plate office buildings, such as several proposed in Chicago, are gaining popularity, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat reported on November 5, quoting Crain’s Chicago Business. Over the past decade, buildings with large floor plates were on the rise because the design allows companies to place their workers on a single…

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New Warsaw Tower Features Well System Certification

By Elevator World | October 19, 2021

Construction has wrapped up on Warsaw Unit, a 45-story, 57,000-m2 office tower in Warsaw, Poland, that obtained pre-certification for the WELL v2 Core system, a multi-criteria building certification system that focuses on the comfort of people inside the building. In an October report, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) said developer Ghelamco was one of the first…

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CTBUH Accepting Submissions for 2022 Awards Program

CTBUH Accepting Submissions for 2022 Awards Program

By Elevator World | September 21, 2021

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is accepting submissions through September 30 for its 2022 CTBUH Awards Program. Projects and individuals that have “made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of tall buildings and the urban environment, and that achieve sustainability at the highest and broadest level” will be considered. Categories include MEP Engineering, which…

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CTBUH Study Finds 84% Of Tall Buildings Have Been Constructed After 9/11

CTBUH Study Finds 84% Of Tall Buildings Have Been Constructed After 9/11

By Elevator World | September 13, 2021

CTBUH released its latest study, The Global Impact of 9/11 on Tall Buildings, as part of the “Tall Buildings in Numbers” series, the company announced in a press release. The study reveals that 84% of buildings 200 m or taller were built after 2001. The study also finds that 86 of the 100 current tallest buildings in the…

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CTBUH Announces New Organizational Structure, Leadership Changes

CTBUH Announces New Organizational Structure, Leadership Changes

By Elevator World | August 2, 2021

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) announced a new model and leadership changes. CEO Dr. Antony Wood will be assuming the role of president and will assist in the selection of a new CEO, who will work with the board of trustees to “drive success and growth in all aspects of the Council’s operation,”…

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NYC Church To Become Office Tower

NYC Church To Become Office Tower

By Elevator World | July 15, 2021

The existing Calvary Baptist Church and Salisbury Hotel at 125 West 57th Street in NYC will be demolished to make way for a new, 26-story building, including the church’s new space, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat and the New York Post report. The project is moving forward after a year-long delay due to a construction lender…

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CTBUH Announces Their 2021 Conference will be In-Person

CTBUH Announces Their 2021 Conference will be In-Person

By Elevator World | July 7, 2021

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitats announced that their 2021 conference will be taking place in person November 8-12. Titled “The Future City: Addressing Carbon, Climate and Societal Crises”, the conference will be held at a dozen or more chapter locations across the Americas, Australia, China, Europe, Middle East, and Southeast Asia, with…

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Tokyo Officials Approve Twin-Tower Residential Project

Tokyo Officials Approve Twin-Tower Residential Project

By Elevator World | June 3, 2021

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat reported May 31 that the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has granted approval for construction of the Toyomi District Type 1 Urban Redevelopment Project, a development that will feature twin 53-story condominiums at a planned height of about 189 m and a total of 2077 units. Plans call for a store, a ward…

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