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CTBUH Free Symposium
Event Date 03/11/2011
Location Chicago 
Country United States 
Description The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) will be hosting a free afternoon’s Symposium this November (Thursday 3rd) prior to the Awards Dinner, where Lifetime achievement winners Adrian Smith of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, engineer Akira Wada, and the team behind the 4 winning ‘Best Tall Buildings’ from around the world (Eight Spruce Street, New York; Guangzhou International Finance Centre, Guangzhou; KfW Westarkade, Frankfurt; The Index, Dubai) will be presenting their work. The symposium is free this year and has been credited for 3 hours of AIA CES credits. It will be held at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago.

The programme is as such:
40 Years of Designing the Supertall
Adrian Smith, Partner, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

Getting Under the Skin: Façade Innovation Joseph A. Rechichi, Senior Vice President, Forest City Ratner Companies
John Bowers, Partner, Gehry Partners, LLP

Towards an Elegant Simplicity
Chris Wilkinson, Principal, Wilkinson Eyre Architects
Michael Ka-Yue Kwok, Director, Arup

The Next Generation of Energy Efficiency
Axel Hinterthan, Director, KfW Bankengruppe
Matthias Sauerbruch & Louisa Hutton, Principals, Sauerbruch Hutton

Passive Design for the Middle Eastern High-rise
Senior Representative, Union Properties
Toby Blunt, Partner, Foster + Partners

Seismic Design and Structural Engineering: Implications for our World Today
Dr. Akira Wada, Professor Emeritus, Tokyo Institute of Technology

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URL www.2011awards.ctbuh.org
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