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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.