About the Event

This conference explored and celebrated the very best in innovative tall buildings, urban spaces, building technologies, and construction practices from around the world. Incorporating what was previously known as the CTBUH Annual Awards Event, this two-day conference saw the owner/developers and design teams for 48 projects compete in front of an international audience and live juries for winning distinctions across nine award categories.

The event brought to Chicago, home of CTBUH, a critical cross-section of tall building owners, developers, occupiers, designers, engineers, builders, and operators – along with the interested public – to investigate the cutting-edge in sustainable urbanism, as presented by the world’s foremost examples.

See the results from the competition here.


Selected Presentations See All Speakers



  • Jun Chen
    Executive Director, Chairman & CEO
    Greenland Group


  • James Goettsch
    Chairman, Co-CEO
    Goettsch Partners


  • Tom Waters
    Project Director
    Mirvac Group


  • Maria Ciprazo
    Director of Design and Construction
    General Services Administration


  • Yicheng Yang
    Director of Design
    SOHO China


  • Tom Weeks
    Executive General Manager – Development
    Lendlease Corporation

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