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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 Members, Editor, Provide Comment on Forthcoming Chicago Spire Site Plans

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15 May 2018, Crain's Chicago Business

Related Midwest plans to unveil its proposal for a two-tower development on the site of the unrealized Chicago Spire. CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik spoke to Crain's Chicago Business about the project's potential. Read more.


CTBUH Provides Statistical Insights on Nairobi High-Rise

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08 May 2018, Africa Check

With conflicting local reports on the status of Africa's future-tallest building, the Pinnacle Tower in Nairobi, Skyscraper Database Editor Shawn Ursini provided context on CTBUH height criteria to Africa Check. Read more.


Announcement on Willis Tower Elevator Retrofit Cites CTBUH Data

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03 May 2018, Chicago Sun Times

The elevators in Chicago's Willis Tower are getting a major overhaul by Otis Elevator Company as part of a larger retrofit of the building. The Sun-Times cited CTBUH data in mentioning that the building is the second-tallest in the US. Read more.


Chicago Tribune Draws on CTBUH Data in Feature on Tribune Tower Redevelopment

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18 Apr 2018, Chicago Tribune

In a feature article on the proposed supertall tower set to rise behind the historic Tribune Tower, the Chicago Tribune utilized CTBUH data in determining the heights of the tallest buildings in the city. Read more.


Gearing up for CTBUH’s Tall + Urban Innovation Conference

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11 Apr 2018, Construction Specifier

The finalist projects in the CTBUH annual awards program from the Americas – including those in the Best Tall Building: Americas and Construction Awards categories – were featured in the Construction Specifier. Read more.


CTBUH Study on Density vs. Sprawl Examined by Sourceable

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10 Apr 2018, Sourceable

Sourceable provided an analysis of CTBUH's research report on urban sustainability, Dense Downtown vs. Suburban Dispersed, which compared the sustainability of Chicago high-rises with suburban homes in nearby Oak Park. Read more.


CTBUH Announces Student Tall Building Design Competition

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05 Apr 2018, DesignMENA

CTBUH is now accepting submissions for the 7th International Student Tall Building Design Competition, with the goal of shedding new light on the meaning and value of tall buildings in modern society Read more.


ENR Selects Innovation Champion Ron Klemencic as 2018 Award of Excellence Winner

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05 Apr 2018, Engineering News-Record

Former CTBUH Chairman Ron Klemencic has been awarded the ENR 2018 Award of Excellence for his relentless pursuit of a better built environment. Read more.


CTBUH 2016 Year in Review Informs Story on China's Real Estate Boom

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29 Mar 2018, Financial Times

The Financial Times cited CTBUH data and referenced the 2016 Year in Review in a story on the importance of real estate to China's economic performance. Read more.


CTBUH Data Informs USA Today Feature on Tallest Building in Each State

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21 Mar 2018, USA Today

USA Today used data from the CTBUH Skyscraper Center to determine the details on the tallest building in each U.S. state. Read more.