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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 Editor Talks New Skyscraper with


10 Aug 2017,

CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik spoke with about New Jersey's upcoming skyscraper 99 Hudson Street, which, once it's complete, will be the state's tallest tower and its only entry on the list of 100 tallest buildings in the nation. Read more.

CTBUH Director Pens Article on Maglev Elevators for The Daily Mail


08 Aug 2017, The Daily Mail

CTBUH Director Antony Wood and CTBUH Research Manager Dario Trabucco have written a piece for The Daily Mail in which they explain what a new ropeless elevator system could mean for the future of tall buildings. Read more.

CTBUH Executive Director Discusses the Future of Tall Buildings with His Alma Mater


26 Jul 2017, University of Nottingham

In an interview with his alma mater, University of Nottingham, CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood talks about skyscraper safety, sustainable design, and the future of tall buildings. Read more.

CTBUH Editor Discusses Vista Tower's Blow-Through Floor on CBS Chicago


24 Jul 2017, CBS 2 Chicago

For a closer look at the upcoming Vista Tower's blow-through floor, CBS Chicago spoke with CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik, who explained how the innovative structural feature can help alleviate uncomfortable sway. Read more.

CTBUH Communications Manager Discusses Vista Tower's Blow-Through Floor


24 Jul 2017, Chicago Tribune

CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel was tapped for comment by the Chicago Tribune regarding the Vista Tower, Chicago's future third-tallest building, and its decision to integrate a blow-through floor for sway reduction. Read more.

CTBUH Data Informs Commentary on China's Skyscraper Boom


23 Jul 2017, CNN

Published in CNN's Style section, an article on the skyscraper boom in Shenzhen, China, and China at large, bolstered its research through CTBUH data concerning building heights and twisting buildings. Read more.

Media Round-Up: MULTI’s Impact on Future Tall Buildings Detailed by CTBUH Executive Director


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.

UrbanToronto Reports on Walking Tour Led by CTBUH and OPPI


27 Jun 2017, UrbanToronto

UrbanToronto followed this year's CTBUH-OPPI joint walking tour, which visited many of Toronto's tall buildings, including Ey Tower, First Canadian Place, and the Fairmont Royal York Hotel. Read more.

New CTBUH Country Representative Appointed for United Arab Emirates


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.

Latest CTBUH Report Reveals Insights on Tall Timber Development


27 Jun 2017, Dezeen

France, Nigeria, and Austria are to become home to the world's tallest wooden buildings according to a new report by the CTBUH, which has also found Europe to be leading the timber construction movement. Read more.