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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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When Will Chicago Get It’s Next Supertall Skyscraper?

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28 Jan 2015, WBEZ

Executive Director Antony Wood touches on the shifting developmental landscape of skyscrapers around the world, highlighting the uniqueness of the Wanda skyscraper project that has been proposed for Chicago's Lakeshore East community. Read more.


Ever Taller Toronto Condo Towers Redefine City Neighborhoods

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28 Jan 2015, Metro News

Toronto’s skyline has seen a dramatic change with the addition of many skyscraper condominium towers. CTBUH Canada Chair Richard Witt and Urban Habitat/Urban Design Chair James Parakh give their take on the phenomenon. Read more.


CTBUH Media Roundup: 2014 Year in Review

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26 Jan 2015, World Media

The CTBUH 2014 Year in Review was featured in numerous media outlets, triggering discourse on tall building trends and regional economies. Here is a collection of the international coverage citing this study. Read more.


World’s Longest Commutes, by Elevator

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22 Jan 2015, The Wall Street Journal

In an article on vertical transportation trends, The Wall Street Journal cites CTBUH data to quantify how far high-rise residents actually travel in elevators. The article goes on to explore what the future holds for vertical travel. Read more.


Philip Oldfield Puts the Global Tall Building Boom Into Perspective

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20 Jan 2015, TBS eFM Primetime

TBS eFM Primetime interviews Research, Academic and Postgraduate Working Group Chair Philip Oldfield, who explains the drivers behind the tall building boom and the various advantages they can create for inhabitants and developers. Read more.


Top 10 Tallest Skyscrapers Completing in 2015

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07 Jan 2015, Dezeen

Using data from the CTBUH Skyscraper Center, Dezeen takes a look at the tallest ten buildings that are slated to complete in 2015. These buildings include the long anticipated Shanghai Tower, 432 Park Avenue, and 101 Marina. Read more.


Antony Wood Inspires Students at Brooks Middle School

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05 Jan 2015, Oak Leaves

Executive Director Antony Wood and Publications Associate Tansri Muliani brought the elements of skyscraper design to life for students in Kristi Murray’s applied arts classes at Gwendolyn Brooks Middle School in Oak Park. Read more.


Talking Tall: CTBUH Dubai Holds Long-Awaited Inaugural Event

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01 Jan 2015, ME Consultant

ME Consultant provides coverage of the inaugural CTBUH Dubai event, and interviews Regional Representatives Mark Lavery and Dean McGrail, who explain the Council’s mission and role in the budding tall building metropolis. Read more.