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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 Media Round-Up: CTBUH Names Shanghai Tower “2016 Best Tall Building Worldwide”

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05 Dec 2016, World Media

On November 3, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), named Shanghai Tower as the “2016 Best Tall Building Worldwide” at its 15th annual awards program in Chicago, receiving international coverage. Read more.


ENR Documents Council's Continued Growth

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16 Nov 2016, Engineering News-Record

In the decade since Antony Wood became executive director of the CTBUH, the organization has seen immense revitalization and an increase in output and initiatives across all areas. A recent ENR article highlights the Council's progress. Read more.


CTBUH Media Round-Up: 100 Tallest Company Rankings

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14 Nov 2016, World Media

The CTBUH has released some of the facts and figures behind the projects appearing in their recent book, 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings, including the top 100 companies involved in their development. Read more.


Dubai Companies Dominate CTBUH List of World’s Tallest Tower Developers

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22 Oct 2016, Arabian Business

The CTBUH has released figures behind the projects in their recent book, 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings. Arabian Business highlighted the Dubai-based developers that have dominated this list, contributing many to the top 100. 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.


ArchDaily Covers CTBUH’s 100 Tallest Top Company Rankings

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14 Oct 2016, ArchDaily

The CTBUH has released some of the facts and figures behind the projects appearing in their recent book, 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings. ArchDaily covered 18 design architects that have contributed multiple buildings to the top 100 list. 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.


ArchDaily Names CTBUH Best Architecture Channel on YouTube

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14 Jul 2016, ArchDaily

ArchDaily recently put together a shortlist of their "Top 12 Architecture Channels on YouTube," naming the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) the best channel for architects and other professionals in the industry. 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.


CTBUH Communications Manager Discusses the Past, Present, and Future of Global Skyscraper Development

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24 Feb 2016, Geographical Magazine

In an interview with Geographical Magazine, CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel discussed 2015's explosive supertall (over 200 meters) development, led by Asia – an ongoing trend since the 1980s. Read more.