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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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Media Sources Pick Up CTBUH Calls for Submissions


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.

Associated Press Cites CTBUH Data in Coverage of Dubai Tower


11 Apr 2016, Associated Press

The Associated Press cited the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s (CTBUH) height criteria in their coverage of a proposed 828-meter-plus observation tower for Dubai. If built, the tower would be the tallest structure in the city. Read more.

Skyscraper Surge Clarified by CTBUH Communications Manager


06 Apr 2016, CityScape

CityScape, the Middle East and North African (MENA) region’s leading monthly real estate investment and development title, interviewed CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel on the global increase in tall building development. Read more.

2015 CTBUH Awards Symposium Yields Elevator World Interview


31 Mar 2016, Elevator World

The 2015 CTBUH Best Tall Building Awards Symposium allowed Elevator World Correspondent Dr. Lee Gray the opportunity to interview LiftEye Limited and Stein Limited CEO Aleksey Gorilovsky about LiftEye. Read more.

CTBUH Vice-Chairman Discusses Trend Towards Vertigo-Inducing Structures With Glass Bottoms


28 Mar 2016, Architectural Digest

Architectural Digest interviewed CTBUH Vice-Chairman Timothy Johnson to discuss recent trends towards vertigo-inducing structures with glass floors. One notable example is the U.S. Bank Tower's proposed "skyslide" in downtown LA. Read more.

BBC Interviews CTBUH Chairman on “Earthquake-Proofing” Cities


24 Mar 2016, BBC

The BBC World Service Inquiry program interviewed CTBUH Chairman David Malott, Principal, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), to discuss just how far current technology can allow developers to quake-proof cities. Read more.

Transformative Skyscraper Technology Discussed by CTBUH Treasurer and UK Chapter Chair


18 Mar 2016, World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum conducted an interview with CTBUH Treasurer and UK Chapter Chair Steve Watts, who discussed transformative skyscraper technology and its implications for increasing building heights. Read more.

Positive Effects of Global Skyscraper Development, According to CTBUH Research Manager


16 Mar 2016, Europe Real Estate

Europe Real Estate interviewed CTBUH Research Manager Dario Trabucco, who gave some insight on the positive effects of global skyscraper development. Building life cycles, balance, and the revival of underdeveloped areas was discussed. Read more.

Groundbreaking CTBUH Research Publication Receives Review from Daily Commercial News


11 Mar 2016, Daily Commercial News

Daily Commercial News wrote a thoughtful review of a CTBUH publication concerned with the life cycle implications for tall building structural systems – produced by Executive Director Antony Wood and Research Manager Dario Trabucco. Read more.

SOM Receives Six 2016 CITAB-CTBUH China Tall Building Awards


02 Mar 2016, SOM

The China International Exchange Committee for Tall Buildings and the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat have named five Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP towers the recipients of six 2016 China Tall Building Awards. Read more.