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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 Editor Provides Comment on Emerging Vertical Transportation Innovations


27 Aug 2018, Les Echos

CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik offered insight on emerging vertical technology in a Les Echos feature. The article explored carbon-fiber, ropeless, and mobile-controlled elevator systems, as well as potential future advancements. Read more.

Compass Magazine Interviews CTBUH Executive Director


16 Aug 2018, Compass Magazine

Compass Magazine interviewed CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood about how sustainability and livability can be maximized when building tall, through the use of 3D modeling and smart technologies. Read more.

CTBUH Skyscraper Center Cited for List of Seven Supertall Buildings Under Construction


22 Jul 2018, Forbes

Forbes cites data from the CTBUH Skyscraper Center for a round-up of seven supertall buildings under construction in 2018, including Jeddah Tower, Central Park Tower and Merdeka PNB118. Read more.

ArchDaily Features CTBUH 2018 Middle East Conference Initial Speakers Announcement


09 Jul 2018, ArchDaily

The initial speakers list for the CTBUH 2018 Middle East Conference, “Polycentric Cities: The Future of Vertical Urbanism”, was highlighted by ArchDaily. The conference will take place in Dubai and Abu Dhabi from 20-25 October. Read more.

CTBUH Data Study, Commentary Featured in Structural Timber Magazine


07 Jul 2018, Structural Timber Magazine

Structural Timber Magazine cited a CTBUH "Tall Buildings in Numbers" data study that was originally published in the 2017 Journal, Issue II. The publication also spoke with CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik on the topic. Read more.

Mansion Global Speaks with CTBUH Editor on the Global Proliferation of Supertall Towers


15 Jun 2018, Mansion Global

CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik provided commentary and insights for a piece in Mansion Global about the continued growth of supertall buildings – those rising more than 300 meters – across the globe. Read more.

CTBUH UK Chair Advocates for Vertical Expansion in Written Commentary Debate


15 Jun 2018, The Jackal

CTBUH UK Chair Javier Quinana de Una makes the case for a taller, denser London in a written commentary debate with the co-founder of the Skyline Campaign. Read more.

The Straits Times Highlights CTBUH Best Tall Building Winners


13 Jun 2018, The Straits Times

Singapore's paper of record featured Oasia Hotel Downtown, which was awarded Best Tall Building Worldwide at the CTBUH 2018 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference in Chicago from May 30-31. Read more.

CTBUH Philippines Representative Adds Perspective to CTBUH Awards Conference


11 Jun 2018, Manila Times

CTBUH Philippines Representative Felino A. Palafox, Jr., provided an overview of the CTBUH 2018 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference, which incorporated what was previously known as the CTBUH Awards. Read more.

CTBUH 2018 Award Winners Examined by City A.M.


08 Jun 2018, City A.M.

City A.M. reported on the winners announcement from the 2018 CTBUH Awards, with Singapore's Oasia Hotel Downtown being named "Best Tall Building Worldwide". Nine other winners were recognized at the event. Read more.