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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 2017 Conference Speakers Discuss High-Density Housing in Sydney

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30 Oct 2017, Australian Financial Review

CTBUH 2017 Conference speaker Graham Jahn, City of Sydney's director of planning, development, and transport, spoke to attendees about the housing demands of Sydney, and how high-density housing may be the solution. Read more.


CTBUH 2017 Conference Speaker Talks Smart Cities with the Sydney Morning Herald

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27 Oct 2017, Sydney Morning Herald

Amid predictions of significant population growth in cities that are already under pressure, Philip Vivian, director of Bates Smart and CTBUH 2017 Conference speaker, makes the case for better coordination of infrastructure and development in Sydney. Read more.


Bustler Reports on Finalists of CTBUH's 2017 Student Tall Building Design Competition

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19 Oct 2017, Bustler

In an article on Bustler, writer Alexander Walter provides an overview of CTBUH's 2017 Student Tall Building Design Competition, as well as the five contestants who have advanced to the final round. Read more.


ArchDaily Cites CTBUH in Piece on Skyscraper Height Measurement

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12 Oct 2017, ArchDaily

In an ArchDaily article on the different methods to measure skyscraper height, three CTBUH measurement methods are cited: Architectural Top, Highest Occupiable Floor, and The Tip. Read more.


Media Round-Up: CTBUH Names Fastest Elevators and Longest Runs

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10 Oct 2017, World Media

CTBUH has released an original "Tall Buildings in Numbers" research study that identifies the world's fastest elevator speeds and longest vertical runs. "Vertical Transportation: Ascent & Acceleration" has received international media coverage. Read more.


Conference Co-Chair Highlights Local Issues in ABC Piece on Sydney Population Boom

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29 Sep 2017, ABC

Philip Vivian, director of Bates Smart and co-chair of the CTBUH 2017 Conference, highlighted the importance of infrastructure and planning in Sydney ahead of the international event in an ABC article on the city's booming population. Read more.


FM World Reports on Steve Watts's Confirmation as Next CTBUH Chair

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27 Sep 2017, FM World

FM World reports on Steve Watts' confirmation as the next CTBUH chairman. Watts will succeed current chairman David Malott at the CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference in October, where the gavel-passing ceremony will take place. Read more.


Steve Watts Made Chair of CTBUH

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26 Sep 2017, Building Magazine

Steve Watts has been chosen as the next chairman for The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), and will take over the role in October 2017 from current chairman David Malott. Read more.


Incoming CTBUH Chair on Grenfell: "We Can't Just Look at One Issue"

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26 Sep 2017, Construction News

The incoming chair of CTBUH, Steve Watts, spoke to Construction News about the Grenfell Tower fire, urging the industry to look at all the issues pertaining to the tragedy rather than the just the obvious ones. Read more.


CTBUH Executive Director Gives Webinar to Alma Mater

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23 Sep 2017, University of Nottingham

CTBUH's Executive Director Antony Wood led a webinar, titled Reach for the Sky, on skyscraper trends and the future of high-rise development for the alumni group of his alma mater, University of Nottingham. Read more.