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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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CTBUH Data Used to Analyze Africa’s Tall Building Development


10 Feb 2016, Mail & Guardian Africa

Though no mention of an African skyscraper was included in the CTBUH's list of the 106 supertalls that were completed in 2015, several African skyscrapers are now on the way − all touted to become "Africa’s tallest." Read more.

CTBUH Data Used to Determine the Tallest Building in Each State


02 Feb 2016, 24/7 Wall Street

To determine the tallest building in every state, 24/7 Wall St. created a list using data from the CTBUH. Proposed buildings or buildings under construction, whose height may surpass that of the current tallest building, were excluded. Read more.

CTBUH Data Used in Study on the Relationship Between Skyscrapers and Great Cities


01 Feb 2016, City Lab

CTBUH data was used to conduct a study on the relationship between skyscrapers and cities. It assembles a detailed database of the height and shape of some 4.8 million buildings across a dozen North American cities. Read more.

CTBUH Data Defines NYC Condo Surge


27 Jan 2016, The New York Times

The New York Times uses CTBUH data to contextualize New York City's condo surge. Among the latest of these developments is 180 East 88th Street, a 48-meter high-rise on the Upper East Side that will stretch 159 meters. Read more.

CTBUH Data Informs Discussion on New York Skyscrapers


08 Jan 2016, The Washington Post

CTBUH 2015 Research Seed Funding recipient Jason Barr is interviewed by the Washington Post to discuss the relationship between city skylines and economics through analysis of New York City's skyscraper developments. Read more.

CTBUH Affiliates Discuss Seattle Supertall


16 Nov 2015, Seattle Times

As Seattle anticipates the approval of its first supertall skyscraper, the Seattle Times examines the economics behind the world's tallest skyscrapers. Several CTBUH affiliates weigh in with their thoughts. Read more.

CTBUH Executive Director Comments on Chicago Building Boom


05 Oct 2015, Crain's Chicago Business

Chicago's skyline could be dramatically redrawn in the next few years, as developers have unveiled plans for six towers that would rank among the tallest in the city. CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood shares his thoughts on the projects. Read more.

South Loop Building Boom Contextualized by CTBUH Height Data


02 Oct 2015, Chicago Tribune

The South Loop is poised to become the next big thing in Chicago's housing market. With a litany of new proposals in the pipeline, the Chicago Tribune uses CTBUH data to explore the changing neighborhood. Read more.

Seattle Skyscraper Would be West Coast’s Tallest According to CTBUH Data


23 Sep 2015, Bloomberg

A Miami-based developer is proposing a 102-story mixed-use building at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Cherry Street that, if built, would be Seattle's tallest skyscraper and the tallest on the West Coast according to CTBUH data. Read more.

Proposed Seattle High-Rise Could be Fifth-Tallest on the West Coast According to CTBUH


08 Jul 2015, Seattle Times

The Seattle Times covers the recently proposed 888 Second Avenue, a 268-meter high-rise. According to CTBUH Skyscraper Database Editor Marshall Gerometta, the tower will be the fifth-tallest on the West Coast when completed. Read more.