22 August 2022

Save the Century and Consumers Buildings?

Ward Miller, Preservation Chicago; U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (IL)

Two vacant historic Chicago skyscrapers, the 1915 Century Building (Holabird & Roche) and the 1913 Consumers Building (Jenney, Mundie & Jensen), were targeted for demolition...

22 August 2022

How Can Climate Action Plans Benefit Us?

Mike Stopka & Mikayla Hoskins, Buro Happold

As cities around the world face climate change, many are engaging in Climate Action Plans (CAPs) to coordinate the responsibilities of city-makers from across the...

22 August 2022

The World’s Highest Pools: A Deep Dive

S. Isaac Work & Shawn Ursini, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Tall building design has diversified and adapted to accommodate increased demand for distinctive amenities at a range of heights. Swimming pools are a classic feature...

22 August 2022

Livable Density: The Hybrid Office Building

James von Klemperer & Andrew Cleary, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

The recently completed One Vanderbilt Avenue tower has become the standard bearer for one of New York City’s most ambitious zoning initiatives of the past...

15 August 2022

Measuring the Economic Premium for Height

Grant Mosey & Brian Deal, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

In this study, the authors examine the sale and rent prices for units in the 10 tallest for-sale and for-rent residential buildings in Chicago. Statistical...

23 May 2022

Interactive Study - The State of Tall Timber: A Global Audit

CTBUH Research

This data study represents the significant recent momentum of the mass-timber movement worldwide. There are now 139 mass timber buildings around the world of eight...