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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 Informs Discussion on Accuracy of Trump Tower Floor Counts


12 Aug 2016, Associated Press

The height of Trump buildings, as measured in stories, has been a point of contention and some media scrutiny for years. With the media spotlight on Donald Trump, AP sought clarity for the floor height of Trump Tower from the CTBUH. Read more.

The Pros & Cons of the Global Skyscraper Boom for Cities, According to CTBUH Leaders


18 Jul 2016, South China Morning Post

The South China Morning Post recently interviewed CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood and Research Manager Dario Trabucco about the pros and cons of the global skyscraper boom. Read more.

ArchDaily Names CTBUH Best Architecture Channel on YouTube


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.

Hearst Tower Receives National Press Attention for Winning CTBUH’s 10 Year Award for 2016


29 Jun 2016, Real Estate Weekly

Hearst has announced that their headquarters building has received the prestigious 10 Year Award from the CTBUH for 2016 – just in time for its 10th anniversary this October. The news has quickly disseminated across the nation. Read more.

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.