Tag: Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

  • Skyscraper Completions Take Hit From COVID-19 Pandemic in 2020

    Skyscraper Completions Take Hit From COVID-19 Pandemic in 2020

    The number of completed buildings taller than 656 feet (200 meters) in 2020 was 106, 20% lower than 2019 when 133 were completed. The last time this few tall buildings were completed was in 2014, when 105 were constructed. The trend was analyzed by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) in its…

  • Report: Most “Supertall” Buildings Ever Completed in 2018

    Architects are designing taller buildings each year across the globe. That trend was analyzed by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) in its “2018 Tall Building Year in Review.” There are currently 1,478 buildings in the world taller than 656 feet (200 meters). Of those buildings, 143 were completed this year, maintaining…

  • Record-Breaking Tall Building Construction Continues

    2016 was another record-setting year for tall building completion, according to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s (CTBUH) Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2016 report. Last year’s 128 buildings of 200 or more meters in height worldwide set a new record for annual tall building completions. It was the third consecutive record-breaking…

  • NYC’s VIA 57 West Wins CTBUH Honors

    The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) announced the winners and finalists for the CTBUH 2016 Tall Building Awards.

  • Picture Perfect

    I have what some of my friends think of as a quirky habit. I guess it started about 10 years ago when I visited Barcelona with my sister. We were strolling along, taking in the energy and excitement of the city, when I was diverted by something along a side street. I turned, dragging my…