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BEST TALL BUILDINGS: A GLOBAL OVERVIEW OF 2016 SKYSCRAPERS -- CTBUH AWARDS. Antony Wood and Steven Henry. Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd, Mulgrave, 2016. Published in association with Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Antique Collectors' Club, New York. 276 pp. with 837 ills. (778 col.). 26 x 21 cm. ISBN 9781864706833 In English.
Publisher's description: The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is the world's foremost authority on tall buildings. Best Tall Buildings chronicles the annual awards process, in which the CTBUH recognizes outstanding tall buildings and design innovations that advance the potential of integrated sustainability, economic productivity, and social prosperity in cities across the world. More than an awards book, this volume serves as a global overview of tall building construction and activity in a given year, providing in-depth description of the buildings' design and significance, accompanied by stunning images, detailed drawings, and plans. This book provides fascinating and inspiring reading for all those interested in the planning, design, and construction of tall buildings. CTBUH bestows 11 awards annually, four of which are given to buildings in various geographical regions: Americas, Asia & Australasia, Europe, and Middle East & Africa.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-2000 — Architecture
Plans: 73,55
Worldwide Number: 174754
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