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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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Race to the Top: CTBUH Communications Manager Comments on Battle for Future Tallest


15 Dec 2016, CNN

The race to the top has just gotten tighter, with two rising structures in the Middle East battling for the world's tallest title. In a recent interview, CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel commented on this competition for the future tallest. Read more.

CTBUH Expert Review Committee Member Weighs in on Melbourne’s Developing Skyline


29 Nov 2016, The Age

CTBUH Expert Review Committee Member Philip Oldfield weighed in on the future of Melbourne's developing skyline, focusing particularly on technological innovations that have allowed structures to be built taller. Read more.

ENR Documents Council's Continued Growth


16 Nov 2016, Engineering News-Record

In the decade since Antony Wood became executive director of the CTBUH, the organization has seen immense revitalization and an increase in output and initiatives across all areas. A recent ENR article highlights the Council's progress. Read more.

CTBUH Expert Review Committee Member Discusses Successful Strategies for Developing Taller Buildings


08 Nov 2016, Sourceable

CTBUH Expert Review Committee Member Philip Oldfield discusses some of the ways that 300-plus-meter towers can be designed and built in a manner ensuring that they are aesthetically pleasing, sustainable, and structurally sound. Read more.

Australia’s Slimmest Tower To Be Showcased at the CTBUH 2016 International Conference


13 Oct 2016, Urban Developer

A Bates Smart representative will present Collins House at the CTBUH 2016 International Conference held in Shenzhen, China. A preview of the discussion, titled “A Case Study on Designing Superslim in Melbourne” is available. Read more.

CTBUH Executive Director Discusses Engineering Innovations in the Tall Building Industry


13 Sep 2016, New Civil Engineer

Cities across the globe strive to build ever taller; the challenge lies in how to create supertall buildings that are also super "smart." The CTBUH's Executive Director discusses how innovations have matched the appetite for taller buildings. Read more.

Former CTBUH Chairman Discusses Tower Construction Post-9/11


10 Sep 2016, Rediff

In light of the 15th anniversary of 9/11, Rediff interviewed Dr. Shankar Nair, who was chairman of the CTBUH just before the terrorist attacks. The interview highlights changes to tall building construction post-9/11. Read more.

Trending Mixed-Use Building Typology Explained by CTBUH Communications Manager


02 Sep 2016, Mansion Global

CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel spoke to Mansion Global regarding the growing popularity of mixed-use building typologies, citing factors such as feasibility, cost, and economic uncertainty as reasons for this trend. Read more.

CTBUH Skyscraper Database Editor Describes Chicago Development


31 Aug 2016, Elevator World

There are nearly 40 high-rises currently under construction in Chicago, including nearly 30 of at least 20 stories. Elevator World interviewed CTBUH Skyscraper Database Editor Shawn Ursini to discuss Chicago's development. Read more.

Elevator Conference Features CTBUH Research Manager as Keynote Speaker


31 Aug 2016, Elevator World

From April 18 to 19, the Radisson Blu in Rome, Italy played host to the annual European Lift Association (ELA) Conference. The first day of the event began with a presentation from CTBUH Research Manager Dario Trabucco. Read more.