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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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Shoptalk London Podcast Interviews CTBUH Executive Director

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10 Sep 2018, World Architecture News

A discussion on street activation, public space, building tall and polycentric cities highlighted the CTBUH 2018 Middle East Conference “Polycentric Cities: The Future of Vertical Urbanism” on the Shoptalk London podcast. Read more.


Bisnow Talks to CTBUH Editor on the Obsession with Skylines

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05 Sep 2018, BisNow

Business news web site Bisnow curated a three-part series in which CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik contributed perspectives and commentary, alongside executives from real estate and architecture firms around the US. Read more.


Mansion Global Speaks with CTBUH Editor on the Global Proliferation of Supertall Towers

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15 Jun 2018, Mansion Global

CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik provided commentary and insights for a piece in Mansion Global about the continued growth of supertall buildings – those rising more than 300 meters – across the globe. Read more.


CTBUH Study Informs New Atlas Story on Tallest Demolished Buildings

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22 May 2018, New Atlas

New Atlas cited a CTBUH "Tall Buildings in Numbers" data study in a story on the tallest demolished buildings. The publication also spoke to CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik on the adaptive reuse of tall buildings. Read more.


CTBUH Members, Editor, Provide Comment on Forthcoming Chicago Spire Site Plans

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15 May 2018, Crain's Chicago Business

Related Midwest plans to unveil its proposal for a two-tower development on the site of the unrealized Chicago Spire. CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik spoke to Crain's Chicago Business about the project's potential. Read more.


CTBUH Provides Statistical Insights on Nairobi High-Rise

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08 May 2018, Africa Check

With conflicting local reports on the status of Africa's future-tallest building, the Pinnacle Tower in Nairobi, Skyscraper Database Editor Shawn Ursini provided context on CTBUH height criteria to Africa Check. Read more.


CBS Chicago Talks to CTBUH About the Dangers of Falling Ice

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14 Feb 2018, CBS 2 Chicago

CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik sat down with CBS Chicago’s Jim Williams to provide tips on how pedestrians can avoid the dangers of ice falling from tall buildings. Read more.


CTBUH Editor Discusses Commercial Real Estate Innovations

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05 Feb 2018, The New Economy

CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik spoke with The New Economy about some of the ways in which design is adapting to changing demands in commercial and environmental standards. Read more.


CTBUH Expert Discusses Global Tall Timber

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02 Jan 2018, Architect's Newspaper

AN Midwest Editor Matthew Messner spoke with Daniel Safarik, editor for the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, about its “Tall Timber: A Global Audit.” Read more.


CTBUH Chairman Steve Watts Talks to BBC About the State of Tall Buildings

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19 Dec 2017, BBC

CTBUH Chairman Steve Watts spoke with the BBC on the state of tall buildings, and discussed the 2017 CTBUH Tall Buildings Year in Review data report. Read more.