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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 2017 Conference Speaker Details the Challenges of High-Density Development


05 Nov 2017, Herald Sun

In an article on the challenges Melbourne developers face when pushing for higher-density housing, the Herald Sun quotes a CTBUH 2017 Conference presentation by Jonathan Spear, the executive director of Infrastructure Victoria. Read more.

Architecture & Design Outlines Sydney Leg of CTBUH 2017 Conference


02 Nov 2017, Architecture & Design

Architecture & Design covered the Sydney leg of the CTBUH 2017 Conference, reporting on events such as Kim Nielsen's presentation on Quay Quarter Tower and Monica Barone's session on Sustainable Sydney 2030. Read more.

CTBUH 2017 Conference Speakers Tout Metros as Game-Changers for Australian Cities


02 Nov 2017, The Fifth Estate

Multiple CTBUH 2017 Conference co-chairs spoke of the importance of connecting tall buildings with transportation systems in order to increase accessibility to jobs while maintaining environmental sustainability and urban livability. Read more.

Antony Wood Discusses Skyscraper Design at CTBUH 2017 Conference


01 Nov 2017, Domain

During CTBUH's 2017 Conference, Executive Director Antony Wood discussed the homogenization of skyscrapers, and implored developers to take on more responsibility for their urban environment. 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.

CTBUH 2017 Conference Speakers Discuss High-Density Housing in Sydney


30 Oct 2017, Australian Financial Review

CTBUH 2017 Conference speaker Graham Jahn, City of Sydney's director of planning, development, and transport, spoke to attendees about the housing demands of Sydney, and how high-density housing may be the solution. Read more.

CTBUH 2017 Conference Speaker Talks Smart Cities with the Sydney Morning Herald


27 Oct 2017, Sydney Morning Herald

Amid predictions of significant population growth in cities that are already under pressure, Philip Vivian, director of Bates Smart and CTBUH 2017 Conference speaker, makes the case for better coordination of infrastructure and development in Sydney. Read more.

Bustler Reports on Finalists of CTBUH's 2017 Student Tall Building Design Competition


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.

ArchDaily Cites CTBUH in Piece on Skyscraper Height Measurement


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.