23 September 2020

CTBUH Research

This data study proposes a “generic” 200-meter office building, located in Chicago, displaying several key modifications that could take place if certain indicative public-health restrictions...

09 April 2020

Oliver Baumann & Ajit V. Naik, Baumann Consulting

This paper reviews the changes between the Chicago Building Code (CBC) and International Building Code (IBC)'s updated and previous versions to assist project teams in...

09 April 2020

John Viise & Matthew Cummins & Alberto Guarise & Daniel Koch, DeSimone Consulting Engineers

This paper develops three prototype buildings that would be subject to the new structural standards, all of which can use prescriptive code provisions for reference....

09 April 2020

Erik Harris, Goettsch Partners

This paper studies the ways in which the CBC will affect some basic elements of the schematic floor plan and design for a high-rise office...

09 April 2020

Lori Chandler, Epstein

This paper intends to analyze the application of the new Chicago Building Code (CBC) to a typical tenant remodel of a business occupancy in a...

19 March 2020

John Viise & Matthew Cummins & Alberto Guarise & Daniel Koch, DeSimone Consulting Engineers

This research paper, an abridged version of a white paper produced by the Chicago Chapter of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH),...