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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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Council Executive Director Antony Wood Explains Height Criteria


01 May 2012, CBS

On the occasion of One World Trade Center topping the Empire State Building on New York’s Skyline, CBS Radio asks CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood to explain how tall building are actually measured. Read more.

CTBUH Chairman Discusses One World Trade Center


30 Apr 2012, The Monocle Daily

CTBUH Chairman Timothy Johnson is interviewed by The Monocle Daily on the occasion of One World Trade Center rising above the height of the Empire State Building. When completed, it is expected to be the tallest building in the country. Read more.

On 9/11 Anniversary, CTBUH Executive Director Discusses Skyscraper Trends


08 Sep 2011, WBEZ

As the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks nears, CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood speaks with WBEZ about the impact of the attacks on the skyscraper industry, and how it has affected changing trends. Read more.

Council Director Discusses John Hancock Center


01 Dec 2010, Chicago Architecture Foundation

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood discusses the John Hancock Center – Chicago's first supertall – for the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s newly launched video series, “One Nation Under Construction.” Read more.

Council Director Antony Wood Contextualizes Skyscraper Boom


17 Sep 2010, China Radio International

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood joins “People in the Know,” a program put on by China Radio International, to discuss the current skyscraper boom, its catalysts, and its impact on future development. Read more.

Does London Need More Skyscrapers?


18 Jul 2010, BBC

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood joins BBC Radio to discuss the increase in skyscraper construction in London in recent years. The conversation, which features a number of experts, focuses on the Strata. Read more.

TV 9 Mumbai Covers CTBUH 2010 Conference


04 Feb 2010, ABC

On the occasion of the CTBUH 2010 Conference “Remaking Sustainable Cities in the Vertical Age” in Mumbai, TV 9 Mumbai takes an in-depth look at the many happenings of the three-day event with help from CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood. Read more.

CTBUH Communications Manager Discusses Burj Khalifa


14 Jan 2010, Radio Islam

CTBUH Communications Manager Jan Klerks speaks with Abdul Malik Mujahid of Radio Islam on the occasion of the completion of the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building at 828 meters. Read more.

Sears Tower Upgrades Analyzed by CTBUH Executive Director


27 Feb 2009, CNN

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood joins The Situation Room, a CNN program, to discuss the potential energy efficient upgrades to the Sears Tower. Wood is critical of the tower as it currently stands. Read more.

CTBUH Executive Director Comments on Sears Tower Upgrade


25 Feb 2009, NBC

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood weighs in on the proposal to reclad the Sears Tower from black to silver. The proposal is just one part of a plan to modernize the aging skyscraper and increase energy efficiency. Read more.