Best Tall Building Jury

The Best Tall Building Jury is responsible for judging submitted buildings within the four height categories and four function categories, and from those, ultimately the Worldwide Winner. The five-member jury is multidisciplinary (architect, urban planner, building developer/occupier, socio-economist, etc.) and represents a diverse geographic spread.
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Urban Habitat Jury

In addition to judging the two Urban Habitat categories, this jury also provides urban insights on the Best Tall Building Award candidates, to assist the Best Tall Building Jury in choosing the ”Award of Excellence” Winners. The jury is typically made up of urban planners, city planners, landscape architects, academics, and architects with a strong urbanistic viewpoint.
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Renovation Jury

This jury is typically made up of architects/engineers that have a background in, and experience with, tall building renovation, preservation, etc.
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Interior Space Jury

This jury is typically made up of interior designers/architects that have a background in, and experience with, tall building interiors.
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Construction Jury

This jury is made up of experts in the field of tall building construction, and in addition to judging the construction award, also review all submission to the Innovation Award and make recommendations on strong candidates in the construction field worthy of “Award of Excellence” winner recognition.
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Structural Engineering Jury

This jury is made up of experts in the field of tall building structural engineering, and in addition to judging the structural engineering award, also review all submission to the Innovation Award and make recommendations on strong candidates in the structural field worthy of “Award of Excellence” winner recognition.
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MEP Engineering Jury

This jury is made up of experts in the field of tall building MEP engineering, and in addition to judging the MEP engineering award, also review all submission to the Innovation Award and make recommendations on strong candidates in the MEP field worthy of “Award of Excellence” winner recognition.
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Geotechnical Engineering Jury

This jury is made up of experts in the field of tall building geotechnical engineering, and in addition to judging the geotechnical engineering award, also review all submission to the Innovation Award and make recommendations on strong candidates in the geotechnical field worthy of “Award of Excellence” winner recognition.
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Façade Engineering Jury

This jury is made up of experts in the field of tall building façade engineering, and in addition to judging the façade engineering award, also review all submission to the Innovation Award and make recommendations on strong candidates in the façade field worthy of “Award of Excellence” winner recognition.
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Fire & Risk Engineering Jury

This jury is made up of experts in the field of tall building fire & risk engineering, and in addition to judging the fire & risk engineering award, also review all submission to the Innovation Award and make recommendations on strong candidates in the fire & risk field worthy of “Award of Excellence” winner recognition.
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CTBUH Board of Trustees

The CTBUH Board of Trustees is responsible for selecting the chairs for all Awards Juries. They are also responsible for selecting both Lifetime Achievement winners, CTBUH Fellows, and judging the 10 Year Award candidates. The Trustees are also responsible for possibly designating a “Global Icon” winner, which may or may not be at the Best Tall Building Jury’s suggestion (Global Icon winners are rare – only one has been issued to date: the Burj Khalifa in 2010). View past award jury members