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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 Consults on the State of Skyscraper Building


20 Jun 2014, Australian Financial Review

Australian Financial Review outlines worldwide tall building trends, interviewing Editor Daniel Safarik to get his take on the inevitability of high-rise development, as well as the most recent trends. Read more.

CTBUH Announces Regional Winners


19 Jun 2014, World Architecture News

World Architecture News covers the four international winners of the 2014 CTBUH Best Tall Building Awards: Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building, One Central Park, De Rotterdam, and Cayan Tower. Read more.

KPF Principal named new Chair of the CTBUH


12 Jun 2014, World Architecture News

World Architecture News reports on the recent appointment of David Malott, Priciple at Kohn Pedersen Fox, as the new Chair of CTBUH, as well as two opening on the Board of Trustees. Read more.

Seventeen Skyscrapers Proposed for Southbank


06 Jun 2014, Sourceable

Sourcable cites CTBUH Skyscraper Center data on future skyscraper developments in Melbourne, Australia. The article pays particular attention to Platinum Tower, a 167-meter residential tower. Read more.

Willis Tower Debt Put in Special Servicing, Fitch Says


03 Jun 2014, Bloomberg

CTBUH's Height Committee's decision on the tallest building in North America is quoted in this article on the Willis Tower, which notes that the tower's debt has been placed into special servicing. Read more.

Tall Building Numbers Again on the Rise


01 Jun 2014, Structure

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood and Editor Daniel Safarik's article on the advancements of skyscraper construction in 2013 was featured in Structure magazine. The article also makes predictions for 2014. Read more.

Are Composite Megacolumns the Future of Skyscrapers?


13 May 2014, Sourceable

Sourceable talks about the use of composite materials in tall buildings, referencing the 2013 Roadmap for the Future Research Needs of Tall Buildings and the recent research grant from ArcelorMittal. Read more.

CTBUH Canada Chair Interviewed on the Jerry Agar Show


06 May 2014, Jerry Agar Show

CTBUH Canada Chair Richard Witt, Design Principal at Quadrangle Architects, talks with the Jerry Agar Show on Toronto’s New Talk 1010 Radio about the Kingdom Tower, structural wood high-rises, and tall buildings in Canada. Read more.

Contenders Aim for the World’s First Net Zero Energy Tower


06 May 2014, Sourceable

CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik weighs in on the debate over creating a net zero energy building and the challenges of achieving this goal. Safarik states that measurable results have yet to been seen in this aspect of tall buildings. Read more.

World’s First Kilometre-High Tower Faces Unique Challenges


05 May 2014, The Globe and Mail

CTBUH Canada Chair Richard Witt discusses the challenges of building the world's first kilometer-high tower, the Kingdom Tower, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Witt speaks to the feasibility of the project. Read more.