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Building a skyscraper today also means preparing for possible threats: earthquakes, strong winds, environmental deterioration and terrorist plots, to name a few. Four experts address these critical issues for tall buildings of the future.

May 18, 2017
6:00 pm
$20 public
$12 CAF and CTBUH members
Lecture Hall @ CAF, 224 S. Michigan Ave.


Join CAF and program partner The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) to discover what goes into designing skyscrapers with safety features to protect against a multitude of threats. Experts from the architecture, engineering, urban planning and real estate development industries will give rapid-fire presentations on what goes into making these critical design accommodations.

AIA/CES Credit: 1 LU

  • This is part two of four in the 2017 Skyscraper Lecture Series. Registration for parts three and four will open soon.
  • Ticket price includes complimentary beer, wine or soft drinks.
  • CTBUH members are invited to call the CAF Box Office (312) 922.8687 to register for the program at the member ticket price.
  • Discount tickets are available with a valid student ID for $10 at the CAF Box Office.

assistive listening systemsThe Lecture Hall @ CAF is equipped with an FM Assistive Listening System. To request a receiver, with either a headset or neckloop, please inquire with a CAF staff member at the program.

Series Partner: CTBUHOfficial Beer of CAF: Goose Island