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Three Mena projects among CTBUH skyscraper awards finalists

Three projects in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region - Bahrain World Trade Centre 1, Rose Rayhaan by Rotana in Dubai (UAE) and Beirut Terraces (Lebanon) - are among the finalist projects from around the world to be honoured at the Co

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2017 breaks new records in skyscraper completions

More buildings of 200-m height or greater were completed in 2017 than in any other year, with a total of 144 completions, marking the fourth consecutive record-breaking year, according to a recent report by The Council on Tall Buildings and Urba

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Lebanese skyscraper wins CTBUH award

The Cube, the new iconic skyscraper standing on a prominently visible plot in Horch Tabet, an eastern district of Beirut, Lebanon, has won the regionally coveted “Best Tall Building Middle East & Africa 2016” Award.

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CTBUH-Qatar meeting on April 23

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) Qatar will hold its regional meeting next week at the iconic Torch Hotel in Doha's Aspire Zone. The topic of the meeting on April 23 will be: Creating an Iconic Building:

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UAE tops in 'vanity height' skyscrapers

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has the "vainest" skyscrapers in the world, a report measuring the extent of spires and other height-boosting additions to the top of buildings said on Thursday.   The Cou

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Dubai's Index wins tall building award

Index, the 80-storey building developed by Union Properties in Dubai, has clinched the '2011 Best Tall Building' award for the Middle East and Africa region from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). The award wi

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Emaar chairman on global awards panel

Mohamed Alabbar, chairman of Dubai-based developer Emaar Properties, has been selected as one of only six members in the international awards committee of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). Alabbar is the first Middle

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Burj Khalifa wins 'best tall building' award

Burj Khalifa has won a 'Best Tall Building' award for 2010 from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), an international organisation based in Chicago. These awards recognise outstanding tall buildings from each of

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Tall buildings focus of Doha council meet

Tall buildings and sustainable urban environments will be the highlight of a meeting of a Doha council dedicated to urban construction. The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) will hold its first meeting today (May 31) in D

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Current building codes unfit for skyscrapers says expert

Most of the current building codes are inappropriate for tall buildings and their use will lead to inefficient and potentially unsafe construction, said an internationally acclaimed seismic design expert. Michael Willford, the co-chair of

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