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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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Curbed Promotes First of CTBUH & CAF’s 2017 Skyscraper Lecture Series

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03 Mar 2017, Curbed

Is the sky really the limit when it comes to the height of future buildings? An upcoming lecture series co-organized by the CTBUH and CAF aims to explore that very question with a discussion on the realities and limitations of height. Read more.


Year in Review Report Interpreted by CTBUH China Office Director

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14 Feb 2017, South China Morning Post

In a discussion with the South China Morning Post, CTBUH China Office Director Daniel Safarik discussed the implications of the data revealed by the CTBUH’s annual Year in Review report on future Chinese tall building development. Read more.


CTBUH Communications Manager Informs Discussion on High-Rise Living

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04 Feb 2017, The Guardian

In an interview with The Guardian, CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel informed a discussion on high-rise living, citing advances in tall building technology as reasons for this trend. Read more.


Former CTBUH Advisory Board Member Examines Tall Building Optimization

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02 Feb 2017, Glass on Web

Advancements in tall building technology have made achieving greater heights possible; however, former CTBUH Advisory Group member Russell Gilchrist suggests that more needs to be done to explore how tall buildings can be optimized. Read more.


Elevator World Draws Comparisons Between CTBUH Best Tall Building Awards & Chicago Cubs

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01 Feb 2017, Elevator World

Elevator World recently featured the CTBUH 2016 Best Tall Building Awards Symposium in a cover story that drew comparisons between the annual Awards event and the Chicago Cubs' historic World Series win. Read more.


2017 CTBUH International Conference Launch Covered by ArchitectureAU

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01 Feb 2017, ArchitectureAU

Following the launch of the CTBUH 2017 Conference, ArchitectureAU picked up the announcement in a recent article. The annual conference will take place in Sydney with the theme of Connecting the City: People, Density & Infrastructure. Read more.


International Media Picks Up CTBUH 2016 Year in Review

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01 Feb 2017, World Media

CTBUH has once-again compiled its annual report on skyscraper construction in which 2016 saw the completion of 128 200-meter-plus buildings. Naturally, this record-breaking year in tall building development received global coverage. Read more.


CTBUH Philadelphia Representative Awarded SMPS Philadelphia’s Honoring Legends Award

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25 Jan 2017, The Harman Group

The CTBUH is proud to congratulate our Philadelphia Representative, Kirk Harman, for receiving SMPS Philadelphia’s Legends Award. Kirk was selected due to his years of service and dedication to the region’s A/E/C community. Read more.


CTBUH Executive Director Named Among ENR’s Top 25 Newsmakers of 2016

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18 Jan 2017, Engineering News-Record

Recognized by ENR for his contributions to the building industry, CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood has been named among the Top 25 Newsmakers of 2016 for "propelling the global skyscraper authority into a new era." Read more.


CTBUH Media Round-Up: Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre Completes as Fifth Tallest Skyscraper in the World

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11 Jan 2017, World Media

The CTBUH has certified the completion of Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre. At 530 meters, it is the second tallest building in China and fifth tallest worldwide – an achievement that has received international media coverage. Read more.