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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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“Supertall” Buildings Get a Boost From Data Technology

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10 Jul 2014, Tech Page One

Tech Page One interviews Editor Daniel Safarik, who speaks about the impacts that wind has on skyscraper design, and discusses the 2014 Best Tall Building Middle East & Africa, Cayan Tower. Read more.


BioSkin 'Vertical Sprinkler' Named Top Technical Innovation in High-rise Design

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10 Jul 2014, Building Design + Construction

Building Design + Construction covers the 2014 Tall Building Innovation Award Winner Bioskin, which was used at the NBF Osaki Building in Tokyo, Japan. Read more.


Ambitious GSA Renovation Among Best Tall Buildings

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08 Jul 2014, Civil Engineering Magazine

Civil Engineering interviewed CTBUH Editor Dan Safarik to learn more about the criteria used to select the 2014 Best Tall Building Awards finalists, including a federal building in Portland. Read more.


Lifting Me Higher: Elevators in the Middle East

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06 Jul 2014, Construction Week

In an article about construction in the Middle East, Construction Week Online cites the CTBUH study “The Middle East: 20 Years of Building Skyscrapers” as part of their analysis of elevator building in the region. Read more.


Will Cities of the Future Be Built of Wood?

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06 Jul 2014, Boston Globe

The Boston Globe explores wood-based construction, interviewing Editor Daniel Safarik, who provides an environmental argument for using the material. CTBUH predicts that tall timber buildings will increase in prominence. Read more.


CTBUH Forum Held in June in Colombo

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02 Jul 2014, Daily News

Sri Lanka's Daily News covers the 2014 CTBUH Colombo Forum held on June 10th which featured keynotes from Dr. Cecil Balmond and Professor Priyan Mendis. Read more.


CTBUH Names the Best New Tall Buildings on the Planet

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02 Jul 2014, Business Insider

Business Insider Australia features a slideshow showcasing the winners of the four regional 2014 CTBUH Best Tall Building Awards. Each building is briefly discussed. Read more.


Cayan Tower Wins CTBUH Middle East Section

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01 Jul 2014, Construction Week

Construction Week highlights the four regional winners of the 2014 CTBUH Best Tall Building Awards including Middle East region winner Cayan Tower in Dubai. Read more.