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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19 Oct 2017, Bustler
In an article on Bustler, writer Alexander Walter provides an overview of CTBUH's 2017 Student Tall Building Design Competition, as well as the five contestants who have advanced to the final round. Read more.
12 Oct 2017, ArchDaily
In an ArchDaily article on the different methods to measure skyscraper height, three CTBUH measurement methods are cited: Architectural Top, Highest Occupiable Floor, and The Tip. Read more.
10 Oct 2017, World Media
CTBUH has released an original "Tall Buildings in Numbers" research study that identifies the world's fastest elevator speeds and longest vertical runs. "Vertical Transportation: Ascent & Acceleration" has received international media coverage. Read more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
23 Sep 2017, University of Nottingham
CTBUH's Executive Director Antony Wood led a webinar, titled Reach for the Sky, on skyscraper trends and the future of high-rise development for the alumni group of his alma mater, University of Nottingham. Read more.
19 Sep 2017, BYU Radio
CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood talked with BYU Radio about the future of tall buildings and electromagnetic elevators, as well as the need for vertical urbanism as the ground plane continues to densify. Read more.
09 Sep 2017, Chicago Tribune
Chicago Tribune writer Blair Kamin referenced data acquired by CTBUH in an opinion piece tackling the apparent lack of architectural exceptionalism in Chicago's fairly recent tall building surge. Read more.