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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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2016 China Tall Building Award Winners Announced

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01 Mar 2016, SkyriseCities

On February 25, The China International Exchange Committee for Tall Buildings (CITAB) and the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) announced the winners of the first ever CITAB-CTBUH 2016 China Tall Building Awards. Read more.


New York’s Skinny Skyscrapers Discussed by CTBUH Executive Director

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29 Feb 2016, NBC

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood comments on New York City's trend of building taller and thinner skyscrapers. One of the city's current tallest and thinnest buildings is the recently completed 432 Park Avenue. Read more.


CTBUH Executive Director Discusses Chinese Skyscraper Trends on CCTV America

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24 Feb 2016, CCTV America

CCTV America’s Michelle Makori spoke to CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood to discuss China’s expanding skyline, new restrictions on Chinese architecture, and other related topics. Read more.


CTBUH Communications Manager Discusses the Past, Present, and Future of Global Skyscraper Development

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24 Feb 2016, Geographical Magazine

In an interview with Geographical Magazine, CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel discussed 2015's explosive supertall (over 200 meters) development, led by Asia – an ongoing trend since the 1980s. Read more.


Los Angeles Times Interviews CTBUH Communications Manager on West Coast’s "Tallest" Title

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15 Feb 2016, LA Times

CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel focuses on how showmanship and advancements in construction technologies have increased competition among developers in an interview discussing the West Coast’s "Tallest" title. Read more.


Elevator World February Cover Story Features CTBUH Awards Symposium

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10 Feb 2016, Elevator World

As the cover story for their February issue, Elevator World featured the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's 14th Annual Awards Symposium, Ceremony, and Dinner held November 2015 in Chicago. Read more.


CTBUH Data Used to Analyze Africa’s Tall Building Development

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10 Feb 2016, Mail & Guardian Africa

Though no mention of an African skyscraper was included in the CTBUH's list of the 106 supertalls that were completed in 2015, several African skyscrapers are now on the way − all touted to become "Africa’s tallest." Read more.


Media Round-Up: CTBUH Year in Review 2015

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08 Feb 2016, World Media

The Council’s annual Year in Review research report garnered extensive worldwide media coverage. According to the report, 2015 was the most active year on record for buildings of 200 meters or more. Read more.


CTBUH Communications Manager Discusses 100 Supertalls

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07 Feb 2016, Newsweek

CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel discusses the rise of supertall skyscrapers with Newsweek. Gabel describes the conditions that have allowed for the proliferation of supertalls around the world. Read more.


ASCE Interviews CTBUH Communications Manager on Supertall Era

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05 Feb 2016, ASCE

During an interview with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel discusses the ways in which development practices have changed within the tall building industry in recent years. Read more.