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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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Bjarke Ingels CTBUH Video Interview Examined by Leisure Management


20 Apr 2016, Leisure Management

A CTBUH Video Interview with world-renowned architect and Founder of BIG, Bjarke Ingels, was examined in depth by Leisure Management. Highlights include a discussion on the significance and challenges of unique architecture. Read more.

CTBUH Expert Review Committee Member Critiques "Australian Skyscraper" Amid Building Boom


19 Apr 2016, The Conversation

The Conversation featured a piece by CTBUH Expert Review Committee Member Philip Oldfield, who critiques the Australian skyscraper. Highlights include the concerns of high-rise building and tower responses to city climate, culture, and context. Read more.

CTBUH Executive Director Talks TAIPEI 101

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19 Apr 2016, 99% Invisible

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood discusses TAIPEI 101 with 99%Invisible, a popular iTunes podcast. Topics include the tower's design and tuned mass damper, as well as the growing significance of unique tall building features. Read more.

A Fight for the Tallest: CTBUH Reflects on the Unfinished Skyscrapers of the Past


18 Apr 2016, Bloomberg

CTBUH data is used to inform a discussion on an upcoming Dubai tower, which aims to surpass the Burj Khalifa in height and become the world's tallest structure. CTBUH Skyscraper Center Editorial Board Member Judith Dupré also weighs in. Read more.

Media Sources Pick Up CTBUH Calls for Submissions


11 Apr 2016, Architects' Datafile

The CTBUH is requesting submissions for its Student Research and International Student Tall Building Design Competitions, as well as for its Vertical Futures Research Study. Architects’ Datafile picked up the announcement. Read more.

Associated Press Cites CTBUH Data in Coverage of Dubai Tower


11 Apr 2016, Associated Press

The Associated Press cited the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s (CTBUH) height criteria in their coverage of a proposed 828-meter-plus observation tower for Dubai. If built, the tower would be the tallest structure in the city. Read more.

Skyscraper Surge Clarified by CTBUH Communications Manager


06 Apr 2016, CityScape

CityScape, the Middle East and North African (MENA) region’s leading monthly real estate investment and development title, interviewed CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel on the global increase in tall building development. Read more.

2015 CTBUH Awards Symposium Yields Elevator World Interview


31 Mar 2016, Elevator World

The 2015 CTBUH Best Tall Building Awards Symposium allowed Elevator World Correspondent Dr. Lee Gray the opportunity to interview LiftEye Limited and Stein Limited CEO Aleksey Gorilovsky about LiftEye. Read more.

CTBUH Vice-Chairman Discusses Trend Towards Vertigo-Inducing Structures With Glass Bottoms


28 Mar 2016, Architectural Digest

Architectural Digest interviewed CTBUH Vice-Chairman Timothy Johnson to discuss recent trends towards vertigo-inducing structures with glass floors. One notable example is the U.S. Bank Tower's proposed "skyslide" in downtown LA. Read more.

BBC Interviews CTBUH Chairman on “Earthquake-Proofing” Cities


24 Mar 2016, BBC

The BBC World Service Inquiry program interviewed CTBUH Chairman David Malott, Principal, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF), to discuss just how far current technology can allow developers to quake-proof cities. Read more.