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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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Commercial Café Cites CTBUH Skyscraper Center

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09 Oct 2018, Commerical Café

Commercial Café cited the Skyscraper Center for a study that examines the peaks and lulls of skyscraper construction throughout the United States, from the birth of the typology in the late 19th century, to the present. The study also focuses on the heights and functions of buildings. Read more.


CTBUH Skyscraper Center Cited for List of Seven Supertall Buildings Under Construction

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22 Jul 2018, Forbes

Forbes cites data from the CTBUH Skyscraper Center for a round-up of seven supertall buildings under construction in 2018, including Jeddah Tower, Central Park Tower and Merdeka PNB118. Read more.


Houston Chronicle Highlights Local Tall Demolished Buildings Included in CTBUH Study

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01 Jun 2018, Houston Chronicle

The Houston Chronicle utilized a CTBUH “Tall Buildings in Numbers” data study in its coverage of three Houston towers that are among the world’s tallest demolished buildings. The tallest of the trio, at 107 meters, was torn down in 2011. Read more.


Media Round Up: Global Media Cite CTBUH’s World’s Tallest Demolished Buildings Study

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18 May 2018, World Media

International news publications referenced a CTBUH “Tall Buildings in Numbers” (TBIN) research study, which examines the 100 tallest buildings in history to have been dismantled by their owners. Read more.


Announcement on Willis Tower Elevator Retrofit Cites CTBUH Data

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03 May 2018, Chicago Sun Times

The elevators in Chicago's Willis Tower are getting a major overhaul by Otis Elevator Company as part of a larger retrofit of the building. The Sun-Times cited CTBUH data in mentioning that the building is the second-tallest in the US. Read more.


CTBUH 2016 Year in Review Informs Story on China's Real Estate Boom

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29 Mar 2018, Financial Times

The Financial Times cited CTBUH data and referenced the 2016 Year in Review in a story on the importance of real estate to China's economic performance. Read more.


CTBUH Data Informs USA Today Feature on Tallest Building in Each State

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21 Mar 2018, USA Today

USA Today used data from the CTBUH Skyscraper Center to determine the details on the tallest building in each U.S. state. Read more.


The New Class of Skyscrapers That Will Forever Change the Chicago Skyline

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16 Mar 2018, Curbed

Curbed Chicago utilized data from the Skyscraper Center to inform a round-up of the tallest buildings currently proposed or under construction in Chicago. Read more.


Middle East and Africa Finalists for CTBUH Tall + Urban Innovation Conference Featured

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28 Feb 2018, Floornature

The four finalists in the CTBUH annual awards program from the Middle East and Africa region were examined by FloorNature. Read more.


Curbed Cites CTBUH Data on 10 Tallest Buildings Under Construction

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22 Feb 2018, Curbed

Using the CTBUH Skyscraper Center as its data source, Curbed published a list of the 10 tallest buildings under construction around the world. Read more.