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.
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13 Jul 2017, World Media
CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood has commented on the implications of the world’s first rope-less horizontal-vertical elevator system on the tall building industry, an announcement that has received worldwide media attention. Read more.
27 Jun 2017, DesignMENA
The CTBUH has announced Christian Vasquez, architect and business development executive at the National Engineering Bureau (NEB), as the organization’s United Arab Emirates (UAE) country representative, starting July 1 of this year. 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.
23 Jun 2017, Construction Index
Described as the world’s first rope-less horizontal-vertical elevator system, MULTI has been unveiled at a test tower in Rottweil. CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood commented on the implications for its use in the tall building industry. Read more.
17 Jun 2017, Associated Press
A catastrophic blaze at a London apartment tower has brought new scrutiny to a long-accepted, counter-intuitive rule for people in tall buildings: if the blaze breaks out elsewhere in the structure, then stay put and wait for instructions. 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 Apr 2017, World Media
According to criteria established by the CTBUH, Lotte World Tower is officially complete. Its height of 555 meters makes it the tallest building in South Korea and the fifth tallest in the world, drawing significant international media attention. Read more.
04 Apr 2017, World Media
The CTBUH has certified the completion of Ping An Finance Center. At 599 meters, it is the second tallest building in China and the fourth tallest in the world – an achievement that has received international media coverage. Read more.
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.
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.