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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 Data Informs Commentary on China's Skyscraper Boom

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23 Jul 2017, CNN

Published in CNN's Style section, an article on the skyscraper boom in Shenzhen, China, and China at large, bolstered its research through CTBUH data concerning building heights and twisting buildings. Read more.


Media Round-Up: MULTI’s Impact on Future Tall Buildings Detailed by CTBUH Executive Director

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13 Jul 2017, World Media

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood has commented on the implications of the world’s first rope-less horizontal-vertical elevator system on the tall building industry, an announcement that has received worldwide media attention. Read more.


UrbanToronto Reports on Walking Tour Led by CTBUH and OPPI

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27 Jun 2017, UrbanToronto

UrbanToronto followed this year's CTBUH-OPPI joint walking tour, which visited many of Toronto's tall buildings, including Ey Tower, First Canadian Place, and the Fairmont Royal York Hotel. Read more.


New CTBUH Country Representative Appointed for United Arab Emirates

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27 Jun 2017, DesignMENA

The CTBUH has announced Christian Vasquez, architect and business development executive at the National Engineering Bureau (NEB), as the organization’s United Arab Emirates (UAE) country representative, starting July 1 of this year. Read more.


Latest CTBUH Report Reveals Insights on Tall Timber Development

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27 Jun 2017, Dezeen

France, Nigeria, and Austria are to become home to the world's tallest wooden buildings according to a new report by the CTBUH, which has also found Europe to be leading the timber construction movement. Read more.


CTBUH Confirms Completion of Tallest Building West of Mississippi River

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24 Jun 2017, Associated Press

Wilshire Grand Center officially opened its doors on June 23. The building’s completion has been confirmed by the CTBUH, which recognizes the tower as the tallest building west of the Mississippi River. Read more.


MULTI’s Impact on Future Tall Buildings Detailed by CTBUH Executive Director

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23 Jun 2017, Construction Index

Described as the world’s first rope-less horizontal-vertical elevator system, MULTI has been unveiled at a test tower in Rottweil. CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood commented on the implications for its use in the tall building industry. Read more.


CTBUH Fellow Supports “Stay-Put” Rule In Wake of High-Rise Fire

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17 Jun 2017, Associated Press

A catastrophic blaze at a London apartment tower has brought new scrutiny to a long-accepted, counter-intuitive rule for people in tall buildings: if the blaze breaks out elsewhere in the structure, then stay put and wait for instructions. Read more.


CTBUH 2016 Conference Presentation Inspires Discussion on High-Rise Workplace Design

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30 May 2017, Building Design + Construction

Building Design + Construction published an article adapted from a presentation delivered at the CTBUH 2016 China Conference by Chao (Ivan) Wan of Tencent Holdings Limited and Jonathan Ward of NBBJ. Read more.


Oak Park High-Rise Development Critiqued by CTBUH Executive Director

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16 May 2017, Wednesday Journal

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood recently wrote an op-ed in the Wednesday Journal discussing the drawbacks of the proposed Albion, offering a unique perspective on high-rise projects in the village. Read more.