The 2012 Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) International Research Seed Funding initiative, is accepting proposals for an early-stage research project up to $20,000.
Applications are due to the CTBUH by May 15.
Research proposals should directly relate to the tall building typology and/or urban habitat, but can come from any topic/discipline – including but not limited to: architecture, construction, energy issues, energy harvesting, environmental engineering, facades, financial & cost issues, fire & life safety, geo-technics, humanities, infrastructure, interiors, maintenance & cleaning, materials, MEP engineering, policy making, resource management, seismic, social aspects, structural engineering, systems development, urban planning, vertical transportation, wind engineering etc.
The goal of the seed funding program is to assist researchers in developing projects and ideas to a level that will help them secure significant long-term funding, working in collaboration with the CTBUH.
Full details of the Research Seed Funding initiative, including submission requirements, Criteria, Procedures, etc. can be found at the CTBUH Website.