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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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On the Lookout for Falling Ice Amid Manhattan's Towers

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11 Feb 2014, The New York Times

The New York Times cites CTBUH report, Increasing Problems of Falling Ice and Snow on Modern Tall Buildings, to explain the science behind ice falling from New York City skyscrapers, and quotes insight from CTBUH director, Antony Wood. Read more.


North America's Tallest Slender Hotel Building Opens

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10 Feb 2014, Sourceable

Sourceable utilizes CTBUH's "Year in Review: Tall Trends in 2013" report to lend credibility to the claim that New York City's Marriott Hotel is the tallest structure built in 2013 at 221 meters. Read more.


Tallest Building in the Western U.S. to Start with Big Pour

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06 Feb 2014, USA Today

USA TODAY credits CTBUH panel for height decision of One World Trade Center, and cites CTBUH data to illustrate an integrated diagram. The Wilshire Grand will be the tallest structure west of the Mississippi River upon completion. Read more.


CTBUH Year in Review 2013 Reports an Increase in Tall Building Construction

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04 Feb 2014, Civil Engineering Magazine

Civil Engineering Magazine cites CTBUH Report 'Year in Review: Tall Trends in 2013,' and quotes CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik in article detailing construction recovery in the last year. Read more.


North America's Tallest Slender Hotel Building Open

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03 Feb 2014, The Globe and Mail

Sourceable utilizes CTBUH's "Year in Review: Tall Trends in 2013" report to lend credibility to the claim that New York City's Marriott Hotel is the tallest structure built in 2013 at 221 meters. Read more.


CTBUH Leader Johannes de Jong in ENR Top 25

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23 Jan 2014, Engineering News-Record

Johannes de Jong is recognized in Engineering News-Record's Top 25 for "The Biggest Change in Elevators Since 1853." His contributions to KONE were instrumental in the company's realization of its UltraRope technology. Read more.


2013: The Year of the Super-Tall Skyscraper

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21 Jan 2014, Building Design + Competition

Building Construction + Design cites CTBUH's "Year in Review: Tall Trends in 2013" report to inform their readers of the latest supertall skyscraper data. The article breaks down some the tallest completions of the year. Read more.


O.C. Towers Rise, to a Point

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20 Jan 2014, The Orange County Register

The Orange County Register quotes CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik in an article questioning the place urbanization has in the suburban county. Safarik highlights the subjectivity of calling buildings below 100 meters "tall buildings." Read more.


Number of Skyscrapers Up 318% in 13 Years

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20 Jan 2014, The Times of India

The Times of India cites CTBUH report, "Tall Buildings in Numbers: 2013 Year in Review," to illustrate the increase in tall building over the last decade. The report touches on both regional and global trends. Read more.


25 Facts That Prove Cities Skylines Grew Exceptionally Tall in 2013

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17 Jan 2014, International Business Times

International Business Times cites CTBUH report, "Tall Buildings in Numbers: 2013 Year in Review," to prove how skylines grew in 2013 around the world across various regions. Predictions for 2014 are also outlined. Read more.