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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

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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 Inspires Conversation on Feasibility of Future Giants

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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.


International Media Picks Up CTBUH’s Twisting Tall Buildings Study

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18 Aug 2016, World Media

The latest report from the CTBUH has revealed that there are now 28 skyscrapers with twisted structures that have either been built or are under construction. This report has received international coverage, sampled here. Read more.


CTBUH Conference Speaker and Seed Funding Recipient Discusses Manhattan’s Skyscrapers

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18 Aug 2016, The Economist

A book by Jason Barr, a previous CTBUH seed funding recipient and a speaker for the upcoming CTBUH 2016 International Conference in China, was recently reviewed in an article by The Economist. Read more.


CTBUH Research Paper Frames Discussion on Linear Greenways

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30 May 2016, The Globe and Mail

BuroHappold Engineering’s Kate Ascher and Sabina Uffer's research paper on New York's High Line, which was first released at the 2015 CTBUH International Conference held in New York City, is helping Vancouver realize a similar project. Read more.


Media Sources Pick Up CTBUH Calls for Submissions

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11 Apr 2016, Architects' Datafile

The CTBUH is requesting submissions for its Student Research and International Student Tall Building Design Competitions, as well as for its Vertical Futures Research Study. Architects’ Datafile picked up the announcement. Read more.


Groundbreaking CTBUH Research Publication Receives Review from Daily Commercial News

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11 Mar 2016, Daily Commercial News

Daily Commercial News wrote a thoughtful review of a CTBUH publication concerned with the life cycle implications for tall building structural systems – produced by Executive Director Antony Wood and Research Manager Dario Trabucco. Read more.


Media Round-Up: CTBUH Year in Review 2015

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08 Feb 2016, World Media

The Council’s annual Year in Review research report garnered extensive worldwide media coverage. According to the report, 2015 was the most active year on record for buildings of 200 meters or more. Read more.


Building Design + Construction Features CTBUH Tall Building Predictions

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04 Jan 2016, Building Design + Construction

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) released its annual tall building industry predictions at the end of December. Building Design + Construction features some of their favorite predictions from the list. Read more.


ENR Examines CTBUH's Recent Succcesses

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19 Nov 2015, Engineering News-Record

As the Council's two biggest events of the year wrap up, Engineering News-Record examines CTBUH's recent history, exploring how the Council has grown and evolved over the last ten years. Read more.