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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03 May 2017, The Philly Voice
The sky-reaching spires atop tall towers may be pleasing to the eye, but don't seem to have an obvious reason to exist, so what gives? The Philly Voice used CTBUH data and height criteria to answer questions surrounding spires. Read more.
03 May 2017, Quartz
Cross-referencing CTBUH data, via the Skyscraper Center database and 2016 Year in Review report, researchers found that autocracies are more likely than democracies to build giant skyscrapers – even when their countries don't need them. Read more.
14 Feb 2017, South China Morning Post
In a discussion with the South China Morning Post, CTBUH China Office Director Daniel Safarik discussed the implications of the data revealed by the CTBUH’s annual Year in Review report on future Chinese tall building development. Read more.
04 Feb 2017, The Guardian
In an interview with The Guardian, CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel informed a discussion on high-rise living, citing advances in tall building technology as reasons for this trend. Read more.
01 Feb 2017, World Media
CTBUH has once-again compiled its annual report on skyscraper construction in which 2016 saw the completion of 128 200-meter-plus buildings. Naturally, this record-breaking year in tall building development received global coverage. Read more.
11 Jan 2017, World Media
The CTBUH has certified the completion of Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre. At 530 meters, it is the second tallest building in China and fifth tallest worldwide – an achievement that has received international media coverage. Read more.
30 Nov 2016, BisNow
A paper by Eric Parry, presented at the CTBUH 2016 International Conference, was used to inform a discussion on the recently approved No. 1 Undershaft, highlighting in detail the project's prioritization of public amenities. Read more.
14 Nov 2016, World Media
The CTBUH has released some of the facts and figures behind the projects appearing in their recent book, 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings, including the top 100 companies involved in their development. Read more.
22 Oct 2016, Arabian Business
The CTBUH has released figures behind the projects in their recent book, 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings. Arabian Business highlighted the Dubai-based developers that have dominated this list, contributing many to the top 100. Read more.
20 Oct 2016, ConstructConnect
According to the CTBUH, we are entering into the era of the “megatall." Currently, there are only three such structures, but by 2020, that number is estimated to at least double. ConstructConnect discusses the feasibility of future giants. Read more.