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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15 Jan 2014, The Commercial Observer
The Commercial Observer cites CTBUH data in story about the Hudson Yards becoming home to the world's tallest skyscraper, The Hudson Spire. It would be the third tallest building in the world. Read more.
08 Jan 2014, International Business Times
International Business Times cites CTBUH data when talking about the tallest hotel in the Americas, which doesn't even break the top 10 tallest hotels in the world. The hotel will feature contemporary designs and full-wall murals. Read more.
06 Jan 2014, Society of Fire Protection Engineers Blog
CTBUH Advisory Group member Carl Baldassarra takes up Presidency of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers for 2014. Baldassarra currently is an Executive Vice President at Rolf Jensen & Associates. Read more.
16 Nov 2013, NPR
NPR’s "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!" questions the Council’s Height Committee decision to name One World Trade Center the tallest building in the United States and the Western Hemisphere based on the height of its spire. Read more.
13 Nov 2013, Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera America discusses the history of the world’s tallest skyscrapers in light of the recent Council decision to name One World Trade Center as the tallest building in the US as a means of contextualizing it. Read more.
13 Nov 2013, Daily Show
The satirical show uses the announcement naming One World Trade Center as the tallest building in the US as an opportunity to playfully lampoon the decades-long competitive streak between New York and Chicago. Read more.
13 Nov 2013, BBC
The BBC’s weekly Altered States program examines the recent decision by the CTBUH Height Committee to name One World Trade Center the tallest building in the United States and the Western Hemisphere. Read more.
13 Nov 2013, NPR
NPR’s "All Things Considered" examines the Council’s Height Committee decision to name One World Trade Center the tallest building in the United States and the Western Hemisphere. It replaces the Willis Tower. Read more.
12 Nov 2013, NBC
CTBUH Chairman Timothy Johnson announced the Council's ruling on the ultimate height of One World Trade Center at a live press conference held in New York. He described the process that the Height Committee took to make their decision. Read more.
12 Nov 2013, ABC
ABC World News with Diane Sawyer examines the decision to name One World Trade Center the tallest building in the US by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. The report discusses the question of the building's spire. Read more.