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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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Here's What Seattle's Tallest Tower Could Look Like, If It's Built

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27 Mar 2014, Puget Sound Business Journal

A journalist uses the occasion of the CTBUH Seattle Committee's inaugural event to "spy" on a host Gensler's proposal for Seattle's proposed next tallest building, 888 Second Avenue. Read more.


Tomorrow's Skyscraper: Trading Height for Purpose

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27 Mar 2014, Sourceable

Sourceable interviews CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik about tall building projects that go far beyond being just icons and instead try to achieve rigorous performance goals, like Nakheel Tower and Bosco Verticale. Read more.


CTBUH Executive Director Discusses the Future of the Vertical City

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22 Mar 2014, The Science Show

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood discusses the future of the vertical city with Robyn Woods of the Science Show on the occasion of the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Chicago. Read more.


New Research Assesses the Life Cycle of Skyscrapers

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20 Mar 2014, Sourceable

An article in Sourceable reports on the CTBUH research project, A Whole Life Cycle Assessment of the Sustainable Aspects of Structural Systems in Tall Buildings. This research will be published in early 2015. Read more.


London is Building 230 New Towers and 80 Percent of Them Are Residential

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14 Mar 2014, Gizmodo

Gizmodo reports on findings by think tank New London Architecture that estimate around 230 towers are coming to the city. Gizmodo looks to CTBUH editor, Daniel Safarik, to clarify the numbers. Read more.


CTBUH Editor Addresses Falling Ice

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13 Mar 2014, NBC 5 Chicago

NBC5 Chicago interviews CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik on the issue of falling ice from high-rises in order to get an opinion from a tall building expert. He advocates for increased awareness when walking underneath skyscrapers. Read more.


AECOM is bigger. But is that better?

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13 Mar 2014, Medill Reports

Medill Reports quotes Daniel Safarik, CTBUH Editor, to share his perspective on the characterization of AECOM Technical Corp., the largest general architectural and engineering design firm in the world. Read more.


Falling Ice Problems

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13 Mar 2014, NBC 5 Chicago

NBC 5 Chicago interviews CTBUH Editor, Daniel Safarik, about the perceived danger presented by ice falling from buildings. Dan notes that these occurrences will be more likely when cities undergo rapid temperature changes.Read more.


This Economic Indicator has a History of Calling Major Turns

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11 Mar 2014, Elliott Wave International

Elliott Wave International cites CTBUH height data to support a forboding report, which states that the tall luxury building boom could occur before an economic decline, if the Skyscraper Index is any indication. Read more.


Architectural Insight: Behind China's Circular Skyscraper

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11 Mar 2014, Sourceable

Sourceable references CTBUH data in an article that explores various circular architectural structures and their broader ideological significance. One recent example of this is the Guangzhou Circle. Read more.