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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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CTBUH Leader Johannes de Jong in ENR Top 25


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


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


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


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


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.

Build It and They Will Believe, Says Defiant China Tycoon


16 Jan 2014, The Sun Daily

The Sun Daily quotes CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood in an article which shares the grandiose plans of the Broad Group. The ambitious Sky City seeks to stand 10 meters taller than the Burj Khalifa. Read more.

2013 a Strong Year for the Sector


16 Jan 2014, New Civil Engineer

New Civil Engineer cites CTBUH's "Year in Review: Tall Trends in 2013" to note 2013 was the second biggest year for the completion of tall buildings over 200 meters. The biggest year was in 2011, when there were 81 completions. Read more.

The City's Tallest Building, at Hudson Yards?


15 Jan 2014, The Commercial Observer

The Commercial Observer cites CTBUH data in story about the Hudson Yards becoming home to the world's tallest skyscraper, The Hudson Spire. It would be the third tallest building in the world. Read more.

Tallest Hotel in North America Opens in New York


08 Jan 2014, International Business Times

International Business Times cites CTBUH data when talking about the tallest hotel in the Americas, which doesn't even break the top 10 tallest hotels in the world. The hotel will feature contemporary designs and full-wall murals. Read more.

Carl F. Baldassarra Takes Office as President


06 Jan 2014, Society of Fire Protection Engineers Blog

CTBUH Advisory Group member Carl Baldassarra takes up Presidency of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers for 2014. Baldassarra currently is an Executive Vice President at Rolf Jensen & Associates. Read more.