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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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Shanghai Tower Installs Signboard Commemorating Megatall Status


18 May 2016, World Architecture News

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) joined officials of Shanghai Tower in unveiling the commemorative signboard designating Shanghai Tower the tallest building in China and the second-tallest building in the world. Read more.

CTBUH China Award Panel Discussion Yields Insightful Analysis


18 May 2016, The Wall Street Journal

At the CITAB-CTBUH China Tall Building Awards, held on Friday, May 13, several panel contributors, including CTBUH China Office Board Member Jianping Gu, discussed the future of supertall and megatall skyscrapers in China. Read more.

Bund SOHO Named CITAB-CTBUH China Best Tall Building Overall for 2016


16 May 2016, E-Architect

The CITAB-CTBUH China Tall Building Awards deemed Shanghai’s Bund SOHO project the winner of the 2016 China Best Tall Building Overall. The Awards Jury made the announcement at the dinner & ceremony held at Shanghai Tower. Read more.

CTBUH China Office Director Comments on Local Vertical Transportation Industry


11 May 2016, Elevator World

CTBUH China Office Director Daniel Safarik informed a discussion on China's vertical transportation industry, including the economy's impact on the market and the country's rate of growth despite the economic slowdown. Read more.

CTBUH Costa Rica Chairperson Weighs in on Country’s Building Boom


09 May 2016, The Tico Times

In an interview with The Tico Times, CTBUH Costa Rica Chairperson Victor Montero discusses the impact of the building boom occurring in San José's Greater Metropolitan Area, including density and building regulations. Read more.

Impact of Proposed Building Height Regulations Discussed by CTBUH Expert Review Committee Member


29 Apr 2016,

CTBUH Expert Review Committee Member Philip Oldfield discusses his thoughts in an interview with on the impact that newly proposed building height regulations could have on Melbourne’s future development. Read more.

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.