All submitted projects are profiled in the CTBUH annual Best Tall Buildings book, irrespective of whether they achieve the highest award or not. This book is published in conjunction with a major international publisher and distributed internationally each year. It serves as excellent promotion of the projects, people, and innovations included. The intention of the book is to serve as a global snapshot of tall building construction and activity in any given year, and all projects are encouraged to submit to the awards program and be included in this important publication. The book is launched at the each year, and is then sold in bookstores around the globe.
With chapters penned by a team of more than fifty industry leaders whom are experts in their respective fields, the Tall Buildings Reference Book compiles invaluable information on an array of critical topics, written in a clear accessible style supported by more than 300 illustrations. A selection of 23 case studies highlight the latest, the most innovative, the greenest, and the most inspirational tall buildings being constructed today.