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Matiyas Bezabeh

Matiyas Bezabeh

CTBUH Annual Conference, Poster Presenter, 2019
Kelowna, Canada

CTBUH Resources Involving University of British Columbia

Award Winners & Award of Excellence Recipients

The CTBUH Awards recognize projects and individuals that have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of tall buildings and the urban environment, and that achieve sustainability at the highest and broadest level.

Award of Excellence

What Makes for Tall Building Innovation?

Apr 2019 – CTBUH Journal 2019 Issue II
Daniel Safarik, CTBUH

Rethinking CTBUH Height Criteria In the Context of Tall Timber

30 Oct 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue IV
Robert M. Foster, University of Queensland; Michael H. Ramage, University of Cambridge; Thomas Reynolds, The University of Edinburgh

Papers/Research

What Makes for Tall Building Innovation?
Apr 2019 – CTBUH Journal 2019 Issue II; Daniel Safarik, CTBUH
In this paper, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat seeks to define “innovation” in terms of the potentially transformative technologies and practices for tall buildings, which have received recognition through its Awards program since…
Rethinking CTBUH Height Criteria In the Context of Tall Timber
30 Oct 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue IV; Robert M. Foster, University of Queensland; Michael H. Ramage, University of Cambridge; Thomas Reynolds, The University of Edinburgh
Recent developments in the design and construction of progressively taller buildings using engineered timber as a structural material raise important questions about the language that is used to describe tall buildings. This paper discusses the role…

Tall Buildings Involving University of British Columbia

1   Brock Commons Tallwood House 2017 58 m Vancouver
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.