The Versatile Skyscraper of the Future

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 6 – 7 pm

111 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601

$20 tickets here

What does the future hold for skyscrapers? We’ll take a look at buildings with flexible floor plates, movable walls, robotic features and other abilities to reconfigure. What bold innovations are still to come? Hear from our panel of experts.

We’re beginning to see new efficiencies in the construction of tall buildings. What bold innovations are still to come that will optimize skyscraper performance and forever change our expectations of how these buildings work for us? Join us for the latest installment of our Building Tall lecture series, hosted by the CAC and the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). This series uncovers everything from the physics to the financials of how skyscrapers work.


  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center on the day of the event. View the CAC's hours.
  • Discounted tickets are available with a valid student ID for $12 at the CAC Box Office.
  • CTBUH members are invited to call the CAC Box Office (312) 922.8687 to register for the program at the member ticket price.