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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 Research Paper Informs Discussion on London’s Upcoming Second-Tallest Tower


30 Nov 2016, BisNow

A paper by Eric Parry, presented at the CTBUH 2016 International Conference, was used to inform a discussion on the recently approved No. 1 Undershaft, highlighting in detail the project's prioritization of public amenities. Read more.

CTBUH Media Round-Up: 100 Tallest Company Rankings


14 Nov 2016, World Media

The CTBUH has released some of the facts and figures behind the projects appearing in their recent book, 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings, including the top 100 companies involved in their development. Read more.

Dubai Companies Dominate CTBUH List of World’s Tallest Tower Developers


22 Oct 2016, Arabian Business

The CTBUH has released figures behind the projects in their recent book, 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings. Arabian Business highlighted the Dubai-based developers that have dominated this list, contributing many to the top 100. Read more.

CTBUH Inspires Conversation on Feasibility of Future Giants


20 Oct 2016, ConstructConnect

According to the CTBUH, we are entering into the era of the “megatall." Currently, there are only three such structures, but by 2020, that number is estimated to at least double. ConstructConnect discusses the feasibility of future giants. Read more.

ArchDaily Covers CTBUH’s 100 Tallest Top Company Rankings


14 Oct 2016, ArchDaily

The CTBUH has released some of the facts and figures behind the projects appearing in their recent book, 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings. ArchDaily covered 18 design architects that have contributed multiple buildings to the top 100 list. Read more.

CTBUH Global News Story Inspires Investigation into Real Estate Superstitions


07 Oct 2016, Mansion Global

A recent CTBUH Global News story announced the sale of 333 Kent Street to a Chinese developer for AUD$88,888,888. The news inspired Mansion Global to investigate how “Luck and Superstition Sell Luxury Real Estate.” Read more.

CTBUH Informs Discussion on Accuracy of Trump Tower Floor Counts


12 Aug 2016, Associated Press

The height of Trump buildings, as measured in stories, has been a point of contention and some media scrutiny for years. With the media spotlight on Donald Trump, AP sought clarity for the floor height of Trump Tower from the CTBUH. Read more.

New York Times Magazine Cites CTBUH Database Editor


02 Jun 2016, The New York Times Magazine

The New York Times Magazine recently conducted an interview with CTBUH Database Editor Marshall Gerometta to verify height figures claimed by the Trump World Tower as part of a look into apartment units above 800 feet in the city. Read more.

CTBUH Communications Manager Informs Discussion on Practicality of Helipads


18 May 2016, Bloomberg

Tokyo has more helipads than any other city in the world, but most are rarely, if ever, used because of Japan's noise restrictions. CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel informs the conversation on the practicality of helipads. Read more.

CTBUH Executive Director Talks TAIPEI 101

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19 Apr 2016, 99% Invisible

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood discusses TAIPEI 101 with 99%Invisible, a popular iTunes podcast. Topics include the tower's design and tuned mass damper, as well as the growing significance of unique tall building features. Read more.