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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 UK Chair Advocates for Vertical Expansion in Written Commentary Debate


15 Jun 2018, The Jackal

CTBUH UK Chair Javier Quinana de Una makes the case for a taller, denser London in a written commentary debate with the co-founder of the Skyline Campaign. Read more.

ENR Selects Innovation Champion Ron Klemencic as 2018 Award of Excellence Winner


05 Apr 2018, Engineering News-Record

Former CTBUH Chairman Ron Klemencic has been awarded the ENR 2018 Award of Excellence for his relentless pursuit of a better built environment. Read more.

CTBUH 2017 Year in Review Informs Report in The Telegraph


05 Jan 2018, The Telegraph

The Telegraph used the CTBUH 2017 Tall Building Year in Review to compare skylines in the UK to global construction activity. Read more.

CTBUH Leader Discusses: Should Brussels Build New High-Rises?


01 Nov 2017, Bruxelles Metropole

With the world quickly urbanizing, the reflex has been to build taller towers to accommodate the additional population. With this in mind, two experts – including the CTBUH Belgium Country Representative – debate building taller in Brussels. Read more.

New CTBUH Chairman Speaks with KONE About the Changing High-Rise Landscape


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


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


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"


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


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.

Media Round-Up: CTBUH Belgium Country Representative Featured in Tall Building Series


19 Aug 2017, La Libre Belgique

Georges Binder, CTBUH Country Representative from Belgium, provided expert commentary for a global series on tall buildings in La Libre Belgique. Read more.