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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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BBC Interviews CTBUH Chairman on “Earthquake-Proofing” Cities

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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.


Transformative Skyscraper Technology Discussed by CTBUH Treasurer and UK Chapter Chair

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18 Mar 2016, World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum conducted an interview with CTBUH Treasurer and UK Chapter Chair Steve Watts, who discussed transformative skyscraper technology and its implications for increasing building heights. Read more.


Positive Effects of Global Skyscraper Development, According to CTBUH Research Manager

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16 Mar 2016, Europe Real Estate

Europe Real Estate interviewed CTBUH Research Manager Dario Trabucco, who gave some insight on the positive effects of global skyscraper development. Building life cycles, balance, and the revival of underdeveloped areas was discussed. Read more.


Groundbreaking CTBUH Research Publication Receives Review from Daily Commercial News

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11 Mar 2016, Daily Commercial News

Daily Commercial News wrote a thoughtful review of a CTBUH publication concerned with the life cycle implications for tall building structural systems – produced by Executive Director Antony Wood and Research Manager Dario Trabucco. Read more.


SOM Receives Six 2016 CITAB-CTBUH China Tall Building Awards

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02 Mar 2016, SOM

The China International Exchange Committee for Tall Buildings and the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat have named five Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP towers the recipients of six 2016 China Tall Building Awards. Read more.


2016 China Tall Building Award Winners Announced

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01 Mar 2016, SkyriseCities

On February 25, The China International Exchange Committee for Tall Buildings (CITAB) and the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) announced the winners of the first ever CITAB-CTBUH 2016 China Tall Building Awards. Read more.


New York’s Skinny Skyscrapers Discussed by CTBUH Executive Director

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29 Feb 2016, NBC

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood comments on New York City's trend of building taller and thinner skyscrapers. One of the city's current tallest and thinnest buildings is the recently completed 432 Park Avenue. Read more.


CTBUH Executive Director Discusses Chinese Skyscraper Trends on CCTV America

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24 Feb 2016, CCTV America

CCTV America’s Michelle Makori spoke to CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood to discuss China’s expanding skyline, new restrictions on Chinese architecture, and other related topics. Read more.


CTBUH Communications Manager Discusses the Past, Present, and Future of Global Skyscraper Development

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24 Feb 2016, Geographical Magazine

In an interview with Geographical Magazine, CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel discussed 2015's explosive supertall (over 200 meters) development, led by Asia – an ongoing trend since the 1980s. Read more.


Los Angeles Times Interviews CTBUH Communications Manager on West Coast’s "Tallest" Title

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15 Feb 2016, LA Times

CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel focuses on how showmanship and advancements in construction technologies have increased competition among developers in an interview discussing the West Coast’s "Tallest" title. Read more.