Description: The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is accepting proposals for its 2022 International Research Seed Funding. The goal of the seed funding is to assist talented researchers in developing projects/ideas to a level that would secure additional, more significant, funding—in conjunction with the CTBUH. Research proposals should relate to the tall building typology/urban habitat, but are open to any topic/discipline, including but not limited to: architecture, construction, energy issues, energy harvesting, environmental engineering, facades, financial & cost issues, fire & life safety, geotechnics, humanities, infrastructure, interiors, maintenance & cleaning, materials, MEP engineering, policy making, resource management, seismic design, social aspects, structural engineering, systems development, urban planning, vertical transportation, wind engineering, etc. The proposals should have the potential to improve tall buildings and cities from a wide perspective. See website for more info.
Eligibility: Applicants may be individuals or teams, however applicants must be representing public or private institutions that can effectively carry out rigorous research. Each person can submit only one research proposal. See website for full eligibility details.
Deadline: 12 pm CT, Jan. 15, 2023