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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 to Honour Douglas Durst and Peter Irwin With Awards

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22 Oct 2014, Urban News Digest

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has announced that Douglas Durst and Peter Irwin will be receiving lifetime achievement awards for 2014 at the CTBUH 13th Annual Awards Symposium. Read more.


One of the World's Lowest Energy-consuming Tall Buildings Wins CTBUH 10 Year Award

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17 Sep 2014, Building HK

Building HK takes a look at the 2014 10 Year Award Winner Post Tower, which was recognized for displaying superior sustainable performance. Post Tower is one of the world's lowest energy-consuming tall buildings. Read more.


Vidaris, Inc. Is Honored With CTBUH’s 2014 Best Tall Building Americas Finalist Award

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19 Aug 2014, Globe Newswire

Vidaris, Inc. is proud to be part of the project team for the United Nations Secretariat Building which was recently awarded "Finalist" as Best Tall Building Americas by the CTBUH. Read more.


CTBUH Honors Douglas Durst and Peter Irwin With 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award

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08 Aug 2014, Architect Magazine

Architect Magazine covers Douglas Durst, The Durst Organization, and Peter Irwin, RWDI, who will accept lifetime achievement awards at the CTBUH 2014 Awards Symposium on November 6. Read more.


Measuring Tall Building Performance

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04 Aug 2014, Sourceable

Sourceable highlights the 2014 Performance Award Winner, the International Commerce Centre (ICC), Hong Kong, a tower that sets a precedent for energy performance. Read more.


Germany’s Post Tower Wins CTBUH 10-Year Award for Performance

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29 Jul 2014, High Rise Facilities

High Rise Facilities features the 2014 10 Year Award Winner Post Tower, in Bonn, Germany, which was recognized for setting the standard for superior sustainable performance. Read more.


JAHN’s Post Tower Wins the CTBUH 10 Year Award

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25 Jul 2014, Bustler

Bustler covers the winner of the 2014 CTBUH 10 Year Award, Post Tower by JAHN in Bonn, Germany, which is one of the world’s lowest energy-consuming tall buildings. Read more.


CTBUH Innovation Award Winner Helps Keep Buildings Cool

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24 Jul 2014, Gizmag

Gizmag takes a look at the 2014 Tall Building Innovation Award winner BioSkin, which was implemented at the NBF Osaki Building in Tokyo, Japan in order to mitigate the Urban Heat Island effect. Read more.


Hong Kong’s International Commerce Centre Wins Inaugural CTBUH Performance Award

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21 Jul 2014, Arch Daily

ArchDaily explores the criteria used to select the winner of the 2014 CTBUH Performance Award, the International Commerce Centre (ICC), Hong Kong. Read more.


Innovative Building Skin Could Cool Our Cities

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21 Jul 2014, Arch Daily

Arch Daily covers the winner of the 2014 CTBUH Innovation Award, BioSkin, which uses a network of water-filled ceramic pipes to cool the surface of a building in order to mitigate the urban heat island effect. Read more.