20 October 2018
The Middle East region is hosting its first CTBUH International Conference since 2008. In that year, there were 119 completed buildings of 150 meters or...
17 October 2016
Amer Al-Jokhadar & Wassim Jabi, Cardiff University
In the age of globalization and continuous urbanization, architects have a greater responsibility to design buildings with comfortable and sustainable environments. However, solutions should not...
14 November 2013
Twenty years ago, the Middle East contained only one skyscraper over 150 meters in height. It is now estimated that by the end of 2015...
09 June 2008
Mir M. Ali & Ajla Aksamija, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
In the context of a rapidly urbanizing world, architects and planners should aim to create cities that are thriving, vibrant, and healthy. Well-planned cities containing...
03 March 2008
Samer Abu Ghazaleh, University of Jordan
The development of skyscrapers in Greater Amman through the 20th century was to some extent reasonable and none of them exceeded 90 meters in height....