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23 September 2020

CTBUH Research

This data study proposes a “generic” 200-meter office building, located in Chicago, displaying several key modifications that could take place if certain indicative public-health restrictions...

23 September 2020

Daniel Safarik & William Miranda, CTBUH

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a massive and sudden rethink of how tall office buildings, and cities as a whole, should operate. With national and...

16 September 2020

Alejandro Fernandez, Jordan Komp, and John Peronto, Thornton Tomasett

Ascent, a 25 story residential tower located in Milwaukee, WI (USA), will become the tallest timber building in the world upon completion. This paper discusses...

01 August 2020

Antony Wood, Peng Du & Daniel Safarik, CTBUH

For more than a century, architects and urban visionaries have foretold of three-dimensional cities, with tall buildings linked by skybridges forming a new kind of...

01 August 2020

CTBUH Research

Linking tall buildings with horizontal spaces, whether purely for circulation or containing programming, has been a subject of fascination for as long as tall buildings...

01 August 2020

Douglas King, Stantec; Suruchi Modi, Ansal University; Ankur Modi, RSP Design Consultants

The outbreak of the COVID-19 virus has upended practically every received notion about the design of cities. The essential value of concentrating humanity, which in...