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CTBUH in the Media

This section tracks interviews and articles conducted by the Council as well as significant use of, or reference to, CTBUH-generated tall building facts in the international media.

In 2015 we launched an enhanced version of the In the Media section and are in the process of moving historical articles over to this system. For now you may browse older articles by visiting the Pre-2015 Archive.

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CTBUH Publications Associate Discusses Unique Experience as Indonesian National

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12 Aug 2017, VOA Indonesia

CTBUH's own Tansri Muliani talked with VOA Indonesia, the Indonesian service of Voice of America (VOA), about how her Indonesian heritage plays an important role in her work for the Council. Read more.


CTBUH Editor Talks New Skyscraper with NJ.com

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10 Aug 2017, NJ.com

CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik spoke with NJ.com about New Jersey's upcoming skyscraper 99 Hudson Street, which, once it's complete, will be the state's tallest tower and its only entry on the list of 100 tallest buildings in the nation. Read more.


CTBUH Executive Director Discusses the Future of Tall Buildings with His Alma Mater

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26 Jul 2017, University of Nottingham

In an interview with his alma mater, University of Nottingham, CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood talks about skyscraper safety, sustainable design, and the future of tall buildings. Read more.


CTBUH Editor Discusses Vista Tower's Blow-Through Floor on CBS Chicago

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24 Jul 2017, CBS 2 Chicago

For a closer look at the upcoming Vista Tower's blow-through floor, CBS Chicago spoke with CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik, who explained how the innovative structural feature can help alleviate uncomfortable sway. Read more.


CTBUH Communications Manager Discusses Vista Tower's Blow-Through Floor

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24 Jul 2017, Chicago Tribune

CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel was tapped for comment by the Chicago Tribune regarding the Vista Tower, Chicago's future third-tallest building, and its decision to integrate a blow-through floor for sway reduction. Read more.


Media Round-Up: MULTI’s Impact on Future Tall Buildings Detailed by CTBUH Executive Director

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13 Jul 2017, World Media

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood has commented on the implications of the world’s first rope-less horizontal-vertical elevator system on the tall building industry, an announcement that has received worldwide media attention. Read more.


New CTBUH Country Representative Appointed for United Arab Emirates

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27 Jun 2017, DesignMENA

The CTBUH has announced Christian Vasquez, architect and business development executive at the National Engineering Bureau (NEB), as the organization’s United Arab Emirates (UAE) country representative, starting July 1 of this year. Read more.


MULTI’s Impact on Future Tall Buildings Detailed by CTBUH Executive Director

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23 Jun 2017, Construction Index

Described as the world’s first rope-less horizontal-vertical elevator system, MULTI has been unveiled at a test tower in Rottweil. CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood commented on the implications for its use in the tall building industry. Read more.


CTBUH Fellow Supports “Stay-Put” Rule In Wake of High-Rise Fire

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17 Jun 2017, Associated Press

A catastrophic blaze at a London apartment tower has brought new scrutiny to a long-accepted, counter-intuitive rule for people in tall buildings: if the blaze breaks out elsewhere in the structure, then stay put and wait for instructions. Read more.


Philippines' Urban Planning Shortcomings Discussed by CTBUH Country Representative

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12 May 2017, Manila Times

The Philippines' economy is being held back in part by an “obsolete” approach to urban planning, noted CTBUH Philippines Country Representative Felino Palafox to attendees of The Manila Times Philippine Model Cities Forum. Read more.