In 2012, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) published a research paper titled Tallest 20 in 2020: Era of the Megatall – The Projected World’s Tallest 20 Skyscrapers in the Year 2020. Now, the CTBUH research and editorial teams reviewed the projections they made in 2012, the assumptions that guided them, and the roller-coaster reality of what has come hence.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has postponed the AIA Conference on Architecture 2020, which was scheduled for May 14 to 16 in Los Angeles, California, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many other architectural events around the world have also been postponed or cancelled.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has awarded Moshe Safdie, founder of Safdie Architects, and Wuren Wang, vice-chairman of CITIC Heye Investment Co. its 2020 lifetime achievement awards.
According to a new report by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), 126 buildings of 200-m (656-ft) height or greater were completed this year, including 26 ‘supertall’ buildings at least 300 m (984 ft) tall.