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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 Media Round-Up: Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre Completes as Fifth Tallest Skyscraper in the World


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.

Race to the Top: CTBUH Communications Manager Comments on Battle for Future Tallest


15 Dec 2016, CNN

The race to the top has just gotten tighter, with two rising structures in the Middle East battling for the world's tallest title. In a recent interview, CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel commented on this competition for the future tallest. Read more.

CTBUH Media Round-Up: CTBUH Names Shanghai Tower “2016 Best Tall Building Worldwide”


05 Dec 2016, World Media

On November 3, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), named Shanghai Tower as the “2016 Best Tall Building Worldwide” at its 15th annual awards program in Chicago, receiving international coverage. Read more.

CTBUH Media Round-Up: 2016 International Conference


01 Dec 2016, World Media

The CTBUH hosted its most successful international conference to date from October 16 to 21 across three cities. Due to its scale, scope, and relevance, the event garnered extensive media coverage before, during, and after its five-day run. Read more.

CTBUH Research Paper Informs Discussion on London’s Upcoming Second-Tallest Tower


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.

CTBUH Expert Review Committee Member Weighs in on Melbourne’s Developing Skyline


29 Nov 2016, The Age

CTBUH Expert Review Committee Member Philip Oldfield weighed in on the future of Melbourne's developing skyline, focusing particularly on technological innovations that have allowed structures to be built taller. Read more.

ENR Documents Council's Continued Growth


16 Nov 2016, Engineering News-Record

In the decade since Antony Wood became executive director of the CTBUH, the organization has seen immense revitalization and an increase in output and initiatives across all areas. A recent ENR article highlights the Council's progress. Read more.

CTBUH Media Round-Up: 100 Tallest Company Rankings


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.

CTBUH Expert Review Committee Member Discusses Successful Strategies for Developing Taller Buildings


08 Nov 2016, Sourceable

CTBUH Expert Review Committee Member Philip Oldfield discusses some of the ways that 300-plus-meter towers can be designed and built in a manner ensuring that they are aesthetically pleasing, sustainable, and structurally sound. Read more.

The Urban Developer Reports on CTBUH International Conference


27 Oct 2016, Urban Developer

The Urban Developer has published a report detailing Plus Architecture Director Jessica Liew's experiences of the 2016 CTBUH international conference along with her thoughts on the themes of the event. Read more.