Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
  • Elena Shuvalova

About Elena Shuvalova

Elena A. Shuvalova was born in Moscow and graduated from the Moscow Institute of Economics & Statistics. She later passed her Post-graduate studies in Economic Theory with excellent marks. Her main sphere of interest is Austrian Economics. She graduated from Summer Internship at Mises University – 2015 (Auburn, Al.). Elena has an extraordinary 15 years experience in Real Estate and Economics magazines and newspapers with more than 450 articles published on the various aspects of this subject. She is currently working on thesis Skyscrapers and Business Cycles: from World Experience to Russian Realities.

Elena is the founder and owner of Lobby Agency (registered in January 2007). The main goal of Lobby Agency is to provide unique and effective opportunities for development of mutually beneficial international cooperation in sphere of construction, architecture and real estate. Lobby Agency is…


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About Elena Shuvalova

Elena A. Shuvalova was born in Moscow and graduated from the Moscow Institute of Economics & Statistics. She later passed her Post-graduate studies in Economic Theory with excellent marks. Her main sphere of interest is Austrian Economics. She graduated from Summer Internship at Mises University – 2015 (Auburn, Al.). Elena has an extraordinary 15 years experience in Real Estate and Economics magazines and newspapers with more than 450 articles published on the various aspects of this subject. She is currently working on thesis Skyscrapers and Business Cycles: from World Experience to Russian Realities.

Elena is the founder and owner of Lobby Agency (registered in January 2007). The main goal of Lobby Agency is to provide unique and effective opportunities for development of mutually beneficial international cooperation in sphere of construction, architecture and real estate. Lobby Agency is also focused on economic research in real estate markets (especially on tall buildings’ and hotels’ markets). On the base of Lobby Agency Elena also held 9 intellectual international business-tours for Russian professionals studying high-rise buildings (click here for more information).

Being an active member of Real Estate professional community Elena was selected a judge of major international competitions at FIABCI-Russia (2009) and FIABCI International (2011) Prix d'Excellence prestigious awards. Being a CTBUH Leader Elena and was the organizer for the 2008 Moscow Gaining Height Conference and CTBUH Meeting in 2011. Elena also held international “High-rise construction days” in December 2013. Elena is the member of Organizing Committee of 100+ Forum Russia annual conference and expo and suggested the idea of Centre for High-Rise Competences and Technologies on high-rise construction. Elena was a key-note speaker at international exhibition “Innoprom-2015.”

In November 2014 Elena was awarded the Letter of Recognition from Administration of the City of Yekaterinburg (signed by Head of the City of Yekaterinburg, A. Jacob).

CTBUH Involvement

  • Country Representative, Russia (2008 – Present)
  • CTBUH Fellow (2018)
  • Past Roles:
  • Annual Conference, Co-Chair (Moscow 2008)

Events/Initiatives Involving Elena Shuvalova

2018 China-Korea-Japan Tall Building Forum

15 Jun 2018, Event Report – The 2018 China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum was held on June 15th, 2018 at the…

High-Rise Construction 100+ Forum Russia

23-25 Sep 2015, Event Report – Dr. Kwangryang Chung was invited by CTBUH Russia’s Country Representative, Elena…

Global Representatives Workshop, Shanghai

18 Sep 2012, Event Report – CTBUH leaders and representatives from around the world gathered to discuss on-…

Events/Initiatives Involving Elena Shuvalova

2018 China-Korea-Japan Tall Building Forum
15 Jun 2018, Busan – Event Report
The 2018 China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum was held on June 15th, 2018 at the Busan Haeundae Grand Hotel in Korea.
High-Rise Construction 100+ Forum Russia
23-25 Sep 2015, Yekaterinburg – Event Report
Dr. Kwangryang Chung was invited by CTBUH Russia’s Country Representative, Elena Shuvalova, to present at their annual “100+ Forum.”
Global Representatives Workshop, Shanghai
18 Sep 2012, Shanghai – Event Report
CTBUH leaders and representatives from around the world gathered to discuss on-going initiatives and better ways to serve members and grow the Council.
CTBUH Meeting: Russia
1-2 Sep 2011, Moscow – Event Report
CTBUH Chairman Professor Sang Dae Kim held tall building lectures in Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and Russia with the dual purpose of promoting CTBUH and the 2011 Seoul Conference.
CTBUH Keynote Speaker at Yekaterinburg Tall Building Conference
12-14 Oct 2010, Yekaterinburg – Event Report
Communications Manager and Journal Editor Jan Klerks was invited to represent the CTBUH and presented the topic of "The Development of Tall Buildings in a European Context."
Korea Chapter 2010 Conference
27 Aug 2010, Seoul – Event Report
The Korean CTBUH Conference 2010 was held at Seoul Olympic Parktel Olympia Hall and hosted by the CTBUH Korea.
CTBUH 2009 Annual Leaders Meeting
21 Oct 2009, Chicago – Event Report
Preceding the CTBUH 2009 Chicago Conference, 55 leaders within the CTBUH organization gathered to discuss current developments, progress on projects, and new ideas and initiatives.
Discovering Asia, from Moscow
23 Apr-2 May 2009, Shanghai – Tour Report
Elena Shuvalova, the CTBUH Country Representative for Russia reports on the 4th Russian Intellectual Business.
CTBUH 2008 Moscow Conference: Gaining Height
22-24 Oct 2008, Moscow – Conference
Held in the prestigious setting of the Ararat Park Hyatt Hotel Moscow, the 120 delegates in attendance were treated to an inspiring three days of information and cultural exchange.

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Elena Shuvalova Related Resources

CTBUH Leaders Contribute to Science Publication

CTBUH Leaders Contribute to Science Publication

10 Apr 2013, London – Science Omega has published an article in which four experts consider the challenges involved in the design,…

Fire Breaks out in Moscow City Construction Site

Fire Breaks out in Moscow City Construction Site

25 Jan 2013, Moscow – A fire broke out Friday in a skyscraper under construction in the Moscow City development. A spark from a fan…

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Influence of Economic Growth to development of High-Rise Construction in CEE Countries

Oct 2011 – CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference
Elena A. Shuvalova, CTBUH

ASPECT: RATIOS – Voices of Women In the Tall Building World

8 Aug 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue III
Ilkay Can-Standard, GenX Design & Technology; Martina Dolejsova, Studio Libeskind

High-rise construction in Russia: Asian way vs. Middle-Eastern way

26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City
Elena Shuvalova, Lobby Agency

The Global Impact of 9/11

Sep 2011 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue III
Leader Interviews by Jan Klerks, CTBUH

Press/Media Related to Elena Shuvalova

CTBUH Leaders Contribute to Science Publication
London, United Kingdom – Science Omega has published an article in which four experts consider the challenges involved in the design, construction and placement of…
Fire Breaks out in Moscow City Construction Site
Moscow, Russia – A fire broke out Friday in a skyscraper under construction in the Moscow City development. A spark from a fan heater used to warm liquid…

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Elena Shuvalova Related Papers/Research

ASPECT: RATIOS – Voices of Women In the Tall Building World
8 Aug 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue III; Ilkay Can-Standard, GenX Design & Technology; Martina Dolejsova, Studio Libeskind
ASPECT: RATIOS is the outgrowth of a program developed by the CTBUH Young Professionals Committee in New York, beginning in 2016. The purpose of the lecture series, and of this special edition, is to showcase some of the exemplary work done by women…
High-rise construction in Russia: Asian way vs. Middle-Eastern way
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Elena Shuvalova, Lobby Agency
A new period of flourishing of high-rise construction in Russia began in the 2000s. The data of this study show that 64% of the tallest buildings in Russia (ie, above 109 m.) was built during the abovementioned period. This happened due to the…
The Global Impact of 9/11
Sep 2011 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue III; Leader Interviews by Jan Klerks, CTBUH
Just as many Americans still remember exactly where they were when they heard the news that US president John F. Kennedy had been shot, most people will likely remember what they were doing on September 11, 2001.