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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07 Sep 2017, Archinect
In an article discussing increasing elevator speeds and new elevator technologies, Archinect drew upon CTBUH's research paper, Vertical Transport: Ascent & Acceleration, to deepen its reporting. Read more.
23 Jul 2017, CNN
Published in CNN's Style section, an article on the skyscraper boom in Shenzhen, China, and China at large, bolstered its research through CTBUH data concerning building heights and twisting buildings. Read more.
27 Jun 2017, Dezeen
France, Nigeria, and Austria are to become home to the world's tallest wooden buildings according to a new report by the CTBUH, which has also found Europe to be leading the timber construction movement. Read more.
24 Jun 2017, Associated Press
Wilshire Grand Center officially opened its doors on June 23. The building’s completion has been confirmed by the CTBUH, which recognizes the tower as the tallest building west of the Mississippi River. Read more.
03 May 2017, The Philly Voice
The sky-reaching spires atop tall towers may be pleasing to the eye, but don't seem to have an obvious reason to exist, so what gives? The Philly Voice used CTBUH data and height criteria to answer questions surrounding spires. Read more.
03 May 2017, Quartz
Cross-referencing CTBUH data, via the Skyscraper Center database and 2016 Year in Review report, researchers found that autocracies are more likely than democracies to build giant skyscrapers – even when their countries don't need them. Read more.
14 Feb 2017, South China Morning Post
In a discussion with the South China Morning Post, CTBUH China Office Director Daniel Safarik discussed the implications of the data revealed by the CTBUH’s annual Year in Review report on future Chinese tall building development. Read more.
04 Feb 2017, The Guardian
In an interview with The Guardian, CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel informed a discussion on high-rise living, citing advances in tall building technology as reasons for this trend. Read more.
01 Feb 2017, World Media
CTBUH has once-again compiled its annual report on skyscraper construction in which 2016 saw the completion of 128 200-meter-plus buildings. Naturally, this record-breaking year in tall building development received global coverage. Read more.
11 Jan 2017, World Media
The CTBUH has certified the completion of Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre. At 530 meters, it is the second tallest building in China and fifth tallest worldwide – an achievement that has received international media coverage. Read more.