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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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Conference Co-Chair Highlights Local Issues in ABC Piece on Sydney Population Boom


29 Sep 2017, ABC

Philip Vivian, director of Bates Smart and co-chair of the CTBUH 2017 Conference, highlighted the importance of infrastructure and planning in Sydney ahead of the international event in an ABC article on the city's booming population. Read more.

Oak Park High-Rise Development Critiqued by CTBUH Executive Director


16 May 2017, Wednesday Journal

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood recently wrote an op-ed in the Wednesday Journal discussing the drawbacks of the proposed Albion, offering a unique perspective on high-rise projects in the village. Read more.

Ceylon Today Covers CTBUH India and Sri Lanka Tall Building Forum


03 Apr 2017, Ceylon Today

An unprecedented collaboration between CTBUH Sri Lanka and the CTBUH India Chapter resulted in the inaugural Regional Tall Building Forum. The successful event was covered by Ceylon Today. Read more.

Media Round-Up: CTBUH Executive Director Talks Future of Vertical Urbanism in Australia


13 Mar 2017, World Media

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood received significant media attention for a selection of talks he gave on the future of vertical urbanism while traveling to Sydney and Melbourne ahead of the 2017 CTBUH Australia Conference. Read more.

CTBUH Board of Trustees Secretary Appointed CEO of CallisonRTKL


08 Mar 2017, Arcadis

On March 8 it was announced that CTBUH Board of Trustees Secretary Tim Neal, Global Director – Buildings, Arcadis, will become CEO of CallisonRTKL – the company's architecture arm – as of June 1, 2017. Read more.

Former CTBUH Advisory Board Member Examines Tall Building Optimization


02 Feb 2017, Glass on Web

Advancements in tall building technology have made achieving greater heights possible; however, former CTBUH Advisory Group member Russell Gilchrist suggests that more needs to be done to explore how tall buildings can be optimized. Read more.

High-Rise Living and the Community, According to CTBUH Scandinavia Representative


27 May 2016, Financial Times

In an interview with the Financial Times, CTBUH Scandinavia Representative Julian Chen discussed how architects are trying to create residential towers that both meet the needs of tenants and foster a sense of community. Read more.

The Evolution of Tall Buildings, According to CTBUH Research Manager


24 May 2016, Urban Hub

Urban Hub sat down with CTBUH Research Manager Dr. Dario Trabucco to discuss the evolution of tall buildings. Trabucco noted several significant milestones that have contributed to the development of skyscrapers. Read more.

CTBUH China Award Panel Discussion Yields Insightful Analysis


18 May 2016, The Wall Street Journal

At the CITAB-CTBUH China Tall Building Awards, held on Friday, May 13, several panel contributors, including CTBUH China Office Board Member Jianping Gu, discussed the future of supertall and megatall skyscrapers in China. Read more.

CTBUH Expert Review Committee Member Critiques "Australian Skyscraper" Amid Building Boom


19 Apr 2016, The Conversation

The Conversation featured a piece by CTBUH Expert Review Committee Member Philip Oldfield, who critiques the Australian skyscraper. Highlights include the concerns of high-rise building and tower responses to city climate, culture, and context. Read more.