01 February 2021

Sujatha Manoj, Mott MacDonald Group; Deepankar Choudhury, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay; Akash Sharma, Fugro

Large-diameter piles and barrettes are the two most common foundation types for tall buildings in the Middle East region, where ground conditions are challenging due...

30 January 2020

CTBUH Research

The combined brains of the CTBUH editorial and database staff boldly predict what might happen across the global skyscraper industry in 2020. Check out our...

28 October 2019

James Parakh, City of Toronto Planning Division

In the past 50 years, tall buildings and their relationship to streets and open spaces has evolved through various scales and typologies. As place-makers, how...

21 June 2019

Ali Irani & Luke Leung & Marzia Sedino, Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill

Assessing the energy performance of supertall buildings often does not consider variations in energy consumption due to the change of environmental conditions such as temperature,...

14 March 2019

Antony Wood & Daniel Safarik CTBUH

As many architects and visionaries have shown over a period spanning more than a century, the re-creation of the urban realm in the sky through...

12 December 2018

CTBUH Research

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’...