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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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CNN Covers CTBUH Height Committee Decision

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12 Nov 2013, CNN

CNN News offers an in-depth examination of the decision to name One World Trade Center the tallest building in the US. The cable news network dispatched reporters to both New York and Chicago to capture reactions on the ground. Read more.


CBC News Reacts to Council Height Committee Decision

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12 Nov 2013, CBC

CBC News reports on the decision to name One World Trade Center the tallest building in the US. There coverage focuses less on the distinction between spire and antennae and focuses more on the symbolic heights of the new tower. Read more.


CTBUH Names One World Trade Center Tallest Building in US

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12 Nov 2013, ABC

“America’s tallest building, when it completes next year, will be One World Trade Center,” began CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood at a press conference naming the new tallest US building. It replaces the Willis Tower. Read more.


Council Director Discusses Willis Tower's Signficance with Chicago Sun Times

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12 Nov 2013, Chicago Sun Times

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood speaks to the Chicago Sun Times regarding the legacy of the Willis Tower after the decision to name One World Trade Center the tallest building in the United States. Read more.


CTBUH Chairman Interviewed by BBC Newshour

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12 Nov 2013, BBC

CTBUH Chairman Timothy Johnson joins BBC Newshour to discuss the decision to name One World Trade Center the tallest building in the United States. The discussion covers a number of topics, including the tallest buildings worldwide. Read more.


Council Executive Director Joins BBC Business Matters

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12 Nov 2013, BBC

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood speaks with the BBC on the decision to name One World Trade Center the tallest building in the US. They discuss a number of topics, including the process of determining architectural height. Read more.


MSNBC's Chris Matthews Discusses CTBUH Height Committee Decision

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12 Nov 2013, MSNBC

In the “Scoreboard” segment for his show Hardball, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews discusses the ruling by the CTBUH Height Committee to name One World Trade Center the tallest building in the US and the Western Hemisphere. Read more.


Forbes Interview Covers CTBUH Height Committee Decision

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11 Nov 2013, Forbes

Forbes visits the brand new marketing office for One World Trade Center as the building enters its final stages of construction and prepares to welcome tenants. They discuss the impending CTBUH Height Committee decision. Read more.


NBC's Today Show Anticipates CTBUH Height Committee Decision

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08 Nov 2013, NBC

NBC’s Today Show covers the impending decision by the Height Committee of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), which will determine whether New York’s One World Trade Center is taller than Chicago’s Willis Tower. Read more.


CTBUH Executive Director Contributes to Shanghai Tower Topping-Out Annoucement

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02 Aug 2013, Shanghai Television

In honor of the recent topping out of Shanghai Tower a Chinese-language media broadcast takes an in-depth look at the under-construction building. CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood contributes to the broadcast. Read more.