United Arab Emirates

18 February 2021

CTBUH Chicago FLC Presents: Al Wasl Plaza

The Al Wasl Plaza and Trellis are the centerpiece of Expo 2020 Dubai, combining breathtaking design, innovative technology, and an intricate domed trellis incorporating the...

22 October 2018

Polycentric vs. Monocentric: The Future of Vertical Urbanism?

Numerous cities are now developing along polycentric lines, with several urban “nodes” focused around tall building clusters that often compete for commerce, attention and investment...

22 October 2018

The Future of Tall Building Technology

Since their earliest form, tall buildings have stood as technological marvels, reflecting the latest advancements in materials, methodologies, and tools. These two technologies continue to...

21 October 2018

A Monument to the World: Dubai Creek Tower

The Dubai Creek Tower’s monumental design is influenced by the natural forms of the lily and evokes the shape of a minaret, a distinctive architectural...

31 May 2018

The World’s First Fully Functional and Permanently Occupied 3D Printed Building

The world’s first fully functional and permanently occupied 3D printed building has been completed in Dubai, UAE. The Office of the Future building is currently...

27 March 2018

CTBUH Dubai Committee Hosts: 2018 Top Architects and Designers in the Middle East

A brief recap of the 2018 Top Architects and Designers in the Middle East event, hosted by the Dubai Committee on Wednesday, 7 February 2018.

16 March 2017

Building Tall Skyscraper Lecture Series: How High Can We Go?

Thursday, March 16, 2017. Chicago, United States of America. Hosted in collaboration with the Chicago Architecture Foundation, the first lecture of the series Building Tall...

18 October 2016

CTBUH Video Interview – Jon Pickard

Jon Pickard of Pickard Chilton is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2016 CTBUH China Conference. Jon discusses the local economic impacts of tall buildings.

18 October 2016

CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Panel,"Tall Buildings and Context: How High Can We Go and Why Should We?"

Tuesday, October 18, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Ron Klemencic, Magnusson Klemencic Associates; Karl Almstead, Turner Construction Company; Andrew Nicholson, CBRE; Jon Pickard, Pickard Chilton; Ian Smith,...

16 October 2016

CTBUH Video Interview – Abrar Sheriff

Abrar Sheriff of Turner International is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2016 CTBUH China Conference. Abrar discusses the planning and construction process for supertall...