CTBUH Nonprofit/Governmental Member

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Member Since: 2011

Member Offices: Urbana

Website: http://illinois.edu/

University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge.

They are also a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. Their prominent alumni are Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners, Olympic athletes, astronauts and scientists, and leaders of international corporations.

The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is a meeting place for great scholars, great ideas, and great accomplishments across a broad range of disciplines. At Illinois, students have the chance to augment classroom scholarship with other opportunities to familiarize themselves with the world's people and cultures.

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Academic / University; Research Institute

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  • Urbana


11 October 2011

Tall Buildings and Sustainability - An Integrated Approach

This presentation will offer an overview of the numerous characteristics of tall buildings that may contribute to more sustainable design. Such fundamental topics as architectural,...


01 December 2016

An Overview of Structural & Aesthetic Developments in Tall Buildings Using Exterior Bracing & Diagrid Systems

There is much architectural and engineering literature which discusses the virtues of exterior bracing and diagrid systems in regards to sustainability - two systems which...


19 September 2012

From Cityscape to Skyscape: The Changing Character of Cities

Urban centers throughout the world are influencing the design of the supertall building as a “city within a city” and a “city in the sky.”...

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