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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07 Oct 2016, Mansion Global
A recent CTBUH Global News story announced the sale of 333 Kent Street to a Chinese developer for AUD$88,888,888. The news inspired Mansion Global to investigate how “Luck and Superstition Sell Luxury Real Estate.” Read more.
21 Sep 2016, UrbanToronto
Currently under construction in Downtown Toronto, the Harbour Plaza Residences complex includes the prominent One York address and two condominium towers. The CTBUH was able to organize a tour of the site on August 30. Read more.
13 Sep 2016, New Civil Engineer
Cities across the globe strive to build ever taller; the challenge lies in how to create supertall buildings that are also super "smart." The CTBUH's Executive Director discusses how innovations have matched the appetite for taller buildings. Read more.
10 Sep 2016, Rediff
In light of the 15th anniversary of 9/11, Rediff interviewed Dr. Shankar Nair, who was chairman of the CTBUH just before the terrorist attacks. The interview highlights changes to tall building construction post-9/11. Read more.
02 Sep 2016, Mansion Global
CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel spoke to Mansion Global regarding the growing popularity of mixed-use building typologies, citing factors such as feasibility, cost, and economic uncertainty as reasons for this trend. Read more.
31 Aug 2016, New Civil Engineer
“This was an environment built, not for man, but for man’s absence,” JG Balllard once wrote of high-rises – so what is being done to make skyscrapers more habitable? CTBUH's Executive Director discusses ways to rethink tall building design. Read more.
31 Aug 2016, Elevator World
From April 18 to 19, the Radisson Blu in Rome, Italy played host to the annual European Lift Association (ELA) Conference. The first day of the event began with a presentation from CTBUH Research Manager Dario Trabucco. Read more.
31 Aug 2016, Elevator World
There are nearly 40 high-rises currently under construction in Chicago, including nearly 30 of at least 20 stories. Elevator World interviewed CTBUH Skyscraper Database Editor Shawn Ursini to discuss Chicago's development. Read more.
26 Aug 2016, Urban Toronto
UrbanToronto recently covered the CTBUH's Twilight Walking Tour in Toronto, held in conjunction with the Ontario Professional Planners Institute. The event is part of the Council's series of annual tours of architecture in cities worldwide. Read more.
18 Aug 2016, The Economist
A book by Jason Barr, a previous CTBUH seed funding recipient and a speaker for the upcoming CTBUH 2016 International Conference in China, was recently reviewed in an article by The Economist. Read more.