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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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New CTBUH Country Representative Appointed for United Arab Emirates

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27 Jun 2017, DesignMENA

The CTBUH has announced Christian Vasquez, architect and business development executive at the National Engineering Bureau (NEB), as the organization’s United Arab Emirates (UAE) country representative, starting July 1 of this year. Read more.


Latest CTBUH Report Reveals Insights on Tall Timber Development

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27 Jun 2017, Dezeen

France, Nigeria, and Austria are to become home to the world's tallest wooden buildings according to a new report by the CTBUH, which has also found Europe to be leading the timber construction movement. Read more.


CTBUH Confirms Completion of Tallest Building West of Mississippi River

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24 Jun 2017, Associated Press

Wilshire Grand Center officially opened its doors on June 23. The building’s completion has been confirmed by the CTBUH, which recognizes the tower as the tallest building west of the Mississippi River. Read more.


MULTI’s Impact on Future Tall Buildings Detailed by CTBUH Executive Director

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23 Jun 2017, Construction Index

Described as the world’s first rope-less horizontal-vertical elevator system, MULTI has been unveiled at a test tower in Rottweil. CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood commented on the implications for its use in the tall building industry. Read more.


CTBUH Fellow Supports “Stay-Put” Rule In Wake of High-Rise Fire

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17 Jun 2017, Associated Press

A catastrophic blaze at a London apartment tower has brought new scrutiny to a long-accepted, counter-intuitive rule for people in tall buildings: if the blaze breaks out elsewhere in the structure, then stay put and wait for instructions. Read more.