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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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ArchDaily Covers CTBUH 2016 Tall Building Awards Winners


23 Jun 2016, ArchDaily

ArchDaily covers the recent announcement of the CTBUH 2016 Tall Building Awards winners. The Best Tall Building Worldwide winner will be chosen at the Annual Awards Symposium, Ceremony & Dinner later this year. Read more.

CTBUH Media Round-Up: 2016 Best Tall Building Awards


22 Jun 2016, World Media

Since the first award winners were announced in June, a number of publications have covered the reveal of the CTBUH Best Tall Buildings of 2016. Here is a sample of the international awards coverage. Read more.

Media Round-Up: CTBUH Executive Director Speaks at Indonesia Chapter Event


17 Jun 2016, World Media

The CTBUH Indonesia Chapter recently held an inaugural event, titled "Tall Buildings: Where Does Jakarta Stand in The Global Picture," where CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood discussed the future of tall building development in Jakarta. Read more.

New York Times Magazine Cites CTBUH Database Editor


02 Jun 2016, The New York Times Magazine

The New York Times Magazine recently conducted an interview with CTBUH Database Editor Marshall Gerometta to verify height figures claimed by the Trump World Tower as part of a look into apartment units above 800 feet in the city. Read more.

CTBUH Research Paper Frames Discussion on Linear Greenways


30 May 2016, The Globe and Mail

BuroHappold Engineering’s Kate Ascher and Sabina Uffer's research paper on New York's High Line, which was first released at the 2015 CTBUH International Conference held in New York City, is helping Vancouver realize a similar project. Read more.

High-Rise Living and the Community, According to CTBUH Scandinavia Representative


27 May 2016, Financial Times

In an interview with the Financial Times, CTBUH Scandinavia Representative Julian Chen discussed how architects are trying to create residential towers that both meet the needs of tenants and foster a sense of community. Read more.

The Evolution of Tall Buildings, According to CTBUH Research Manager


24 May 2016, Urban Hub

Urban Hub sat down with CTBUH Research Manager Dr. Dario Trabucco to discuss the evolution of tall buildings. Trabucco noted several significant milestones that have contributed to the development of skyscrapers. Read more.

CTBUH Communications Manager Informs Discussion on Practicality of Helipads


18 May 2016, Bloomberg

Tokyo has more helipads than any other city in the world, but most are rarely, if ever, used because of Japan's noise restrictions. CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel informs the conversation on the practicality of helipads. Read more.

Shanghai Tower Installs Signboard Commemorating Megatall Status


18 May 2016, World Architecture News

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) joined officials of Shanghai Tower in unveiling the commemorative signboard designating Shanghai Tower the tallest building in China and the second-tallest building in the world. Read more.

CTBUH China Award Panel Discussion Yields Insightful Analysis


18 May 2016, The Wall Street Journal

At the CITAB-CTBUH China Tall Building Awards, held on Friday, May 13, several panel contributors, including CTBUH China Office Board Member Jianping Gu, discussed the future of supertall and megatall skyscrapers in China. Read more.