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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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Mansion Global Speaks with CTBUH Editor on the Global Proliferation of Supertall Towers


15 Jun 2018, Mansion Global

CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik provided commentary and insights for a piece in Mansion Global about the continued growth of supertall buildings – those rising more than 300 meters – across the globe. Read more.

CTBUH Study Informs New Atlas Story on Tallest Demolished Buildings


22 May 2018, New Atlas

New Atlas cited a CTBUH "Tall Buildings in Numbers" data study in a story on the tallest demolished buildings. The publication also spoke to CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik on the adaptive reuse of tall buildings. Read more.

CTBUH Members, Editor, Provide Comment on Forthcoming Chicago Spire Site Plans


15 May 2018, Crain's Chicago Business

Related Midwest plans to unveil its proposal for a two-tower development on the site of the unrealized Chicago Spire. CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik spoke to Crain's Chicago Business about the project's potential. Read more.

CTBUH Provides Statistical Insights on Nairobi High-Rise


08 May 2018, Africa Check

With conflicting local reports on the status of Africa's future-tallest building, the Pinnacle Tower in Nairobi, Skyscraper Database Editor Shawn Ursini provided context on CTBUH height criteria to Africa Check. Read more.

CBS Chicago Talks to CTBUH About the Dangers of Falling Ice


14 Feb 2018, CBS 2 Chicago

CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik sat down with CBS Chicago’s Jim Williams to provide tips on how pedestrians can avoid the dangers of ice falling from tall buildings. Read more.

CTBUH Editor Discusses Commercial Real Estate Innovations


05 Feb 2018, The New Economy

CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik spoke with The New Economy about some of the ways in which design is adapting to changing demands in commercial and environmental standards. Read more.

CTBUH Expert Discusses Global Tall Timber


02 Jan 2018, Architect's Newspaper

AN Midwest Editor Matthew Messner spoke with Daniel Safarik, editor for the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, about its “Tall Timber: A Global Audit.” Read more.

CTBUH Chairman Steve Watts Talks to BBC About the State of Tall Buildings


19 Dec 2017, BBC

CTBUH Chairman Steve Watts spoke with the BBC on the state of tall buildings, and discussed the 2017 CTBUH Tall Buildings Year in Review data report. Read more.

CNBC Chats with CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik About Ropeless Elevators


13 Dec 2017, CNBC

CNBC's Magdalena Petrova spoke with CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik about the MULTI rope-less elevator, which can move both horizontally and vertically. Read more.

CNN Examines CTBUH Tall Buildings 2017 Year in Review


13 Dec 2017, CNN

CNN interviewed CTBUH Skyscraper Database Editor Shawn Ursini about the findings from the CTBUH 2017 "Year in Review," which tracked this year's skyscraper completions. Read more.