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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 Chairman Speaks with KONE About the Changing High-Rise Landscape

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30 Oct 2017, KONE

The new CTBUH chairman Steve Watts sat down with the KONE Corporation for a chat about emerging trends in the high-rise space. Read more.


Conference Co-Chair Highlights Local Issues in ABC Piece on Sydney Population Boom

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29 Sep 2017, ABC

Philip Vivian, director of Bates Smart and co-chair of the CTBUH 2017 Conference, highlighted the importance of infrastructure and planning in Sydney ahead of the international event in an ABC article on the city's booming population. Read more.


FM World Reports on Steve Watts's Confirmation as Next CTBUH Chair

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27 Sep 2017, FM World

FM World reports on Steve Watts' confirmation as the next CTBUH chairman. Watts will succeed current chairman David Malott at the CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference in October, where the gavel-passing ceremony will take place. Read more.


Incoming CTBUH Chair on Grenfell: "We Can't Just Look at One Issue"

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26 Sep 2017, Construction News

The incoming chair of CTBUH, Steve Watts, spoke to Construction News about the Grenfell Tower fire, urging the industry to look at all the issues pertaining to the tragedy rather than the just the obvious ones. Read more.


Steve Watts Made Chair of CTBUH

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26 Sep 2017, Building Magazine

Steve Watts has been chosen as the next chairman for The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), and will take over the role in October 2017 from current chairman David Malott. Read more.


Oak Park High-Rise Development Critiqued by CTBUH Executive Director

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16 May 2017, Wednesday Journal

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood recently wrote an op-ed in the Wednesday Journal discussing the drawbacks of the proposed Albion, offering a unique perspective on high-rise projects in the village. Read more.


Ceylon Today Covers CTBUH India and Sri Lanka Tall Building Forum

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03 Apr 2017, Ceylon Today

An unprecedented collaboration between CTBUH Sri Lanka and the CTBUH India Chapter resulted in the inaugural Regional Tall Building Forum. The successful event was covered by Ceylon Today. Read more.


Media Round-Up: CTBUH Executive Director Talks Future of Vertical Urbanism in Australia

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13 Mar 2017, World Media

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood received significant media attention for a selection of talks he gave on the future of vertical urbanism while traveling to Sydney and Melbourne ahead of the 2017 CTBUH Australia Conference. Read more.


CTBUH Board of Trustees Secretary Appointed CEO of CallisonRTKL

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08 Mar 2017, Arcadis

On March 8 it was announced that CTBUH Board of Trustees Secretary Tim Neal, Global Director – Buildings, Arcadis, will become CEO of CallisonRTKL – the company's architecture arm – as of June 1, 2017. Read more.


Former CTBUH Advisory Board Member Examines Tall Building Optimization

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02 Feb 2017, Glass on Web

Advancements in tall building technology have made achieving greater heights possible; however, former CTBUH Advisory Group member Russell Gilchrist suggests that more needs to be done to explore how tall buildings can be optimized. Read more.