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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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Former CTBUH Advisory Board Member Examines Tall Building Optimization

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02 Feb 2017, Glass on Web

Advancements in tall building technology have made achieving greater heights possible; however, former CTBUH Advisory Group member Russell Gilchrist suggests that more needs to be done to explore how tall buildings can be optimized. Read more.


Elevator World Draws Comparisons Between CTBUH Best Tall Building Awards & Chicago Cubs

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01 Feb 2017, Elevator World

Elevator World recently featured the CTBUH 2016 Best Tall Building Awards Symposium in a cover story that drew comparisons between the annual Awards event and the Chicago Cubs' historic World Series win. Read more.


2017 CTBUH International Conference Launch Covered by ArchitectureAU

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01 Feb 2017, ArchitectureAU

Following the launch of the CTBUH 2017 Conference, ArchitectureAU picked up the announcement in a recent article. The annual conference will take place in Sydney with the theme of Connecting the City: People, Density & Infrastructure. Read more.


International Media Picks Up CTBUH 2016 Year in Review

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01 Feb 2017, World Media

CTBUH has once-again compiled its annual report on skyscraper construction in which 2016 saw the completion of 128 200-meter-plus buildings. Naturally, this record-breaking year in tall building development received global coverage. Read more.


CTBUH Philadelphia Representative Awarded SMPS Philadelphia’s Honoring Legends Award

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25 Jan 2017, The Harman Group

The CTBUH is proud to congratulate our Philadelphia Representative, Kirk Harman, for receiving SMPS Philadelphia’s Legends Award. Kirk was selected due to his years of service and dedication to the region’s A/E/C community. Read more.


CTBUH Executive Director Named Among ENR’s Top 25 Newsmakers of 2016

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18 Jan 2017, Engineering News-Record

Recognized by ENR for his contributions to the building industry, CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood has been named among the Top 25 Newsmakers of 2016 for "propelling the global skyscraper authority into a new era." Read more.


CTBUH Media Round-Up: Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre Completes as Fifth Tallest Skyscraper in the World

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11 Jan 2017, World Media

The CTBUH has certified the completion of Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre. At 530 meters, it is the second tallest building in China and fifth tallest worldwide – an achievement that has received international media coverage. Read more.


Race to the Top: CTBUH Communications Manager Comments on Battle for Future Tallest

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15 Dec 2016, CNN

The race to the top has just gotten tighter, with two rising structures in the Middle East battling for the world's tallest title. In a recent interview, CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel commented on this competition for the future tallest. Read more.


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.


CTBUH Media Round-Up: 2016 International Conference

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01 Dec 2016, World Media

The CTBUH hosted its most successful international conference to date from October 16 to 21 across three cities. Due to its scale, scope, and relevance, the event garnered extensive media coverage before, during, and after its five-day run. Read more.