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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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Highlights from CTBUH 2014: We Make High-Rise Possible


31 Oct 2014, WSP Group

WSP Group reflects on their experience at the CTBUH 2014 Conference in Shanghai. WSP took a stand at the conference, which was manned by their leading tall buildings specialists from China, USA, UK, Australia, and Canada. Read more.

The Center of Change

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31 Oct 2014, Toronto Star

The Toronto Star summarizes the history of One World Trade Center, from it's inception to it's imminent completion. Dan Safarik provides commentary of its importance, and the likelihood that many will be relieved when it is finished. Read more.

CTBUH Advisory Board Member Discusses Vertical Transportation Technology


30 Oct 2014, Sourceable

Sourceabe speaks with Urban Habitat Advisory Board member Glen Pederick, who explains the elevator technology found in the Rialto South Tower, a landmark high-rise in Australia. Read more.

China’s Obsession With Vertical Cities


30 Oct 2014, The Guardian

As the global population rises and cities become more crowded, the fabric of urban centres is changing. Nowhere is this more pronounced than in China. The Guardian summarizes this growth, using the 2014 Conference as a backdrop. Read more.

CTBUH to Honour Douglas Durst and Peter Irwin With Awards


22 Oct 2014, Urban News Digest

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has announced that Douglas Durst and Peter Irwin will be receiving lifetime achievement awards for 2014 at the CTBUH 13th Annual Awards Symposium. Read more.

CBN Weekly Interviews Executive Director Antony Wood


20 Oct 2014, CBN Weekly

CBN Weekly interviews CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood, who shares some candid thoughts on the state of tall buildings both in China, and what role China will play in the future of high-rise construction. Read more.

Dispatches from CTBUH 2014 Conference in Shanghai


16 Oct 2014, Architect's Newspaper

Architects’ Newspaper’s Chris Bentley presents several of the interviews he conducted with industry professionals at the 2014 Shanghai Conference: "Future Cities: Towards Sustainable Vertical Urbanism". Read more.

Thailand Unveils Plans to Build One of World's Tallest Skyscrapers


15 Oct 2014, Fox News

Fox News cites CTBUH data following the announcement of the 615-meter Rama IX Super Tower proposed for the Thai city of Bangkok. The tower will be the tallest in Thailand and one of the tallest in the world when completed. Read more.

Lotte Center Hanoi Opens


14 Oct 2014, MI Tech News

MI Tech News takes a look at Lotte Center Hanoi by Callison Architects, citing the paper they wrote for the 2014 Shanghai Conference: "Future Cities: Towards Sustainable Vertical Urbanism". Read more.

Construction of One of the Tallest Residential Towers in Bat Yam Has Begun


06 Oct 2014, Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem Post covers the Ashdar Tower Project, a 34-floor tower which was designed by CTBUH Tel Aviv City Representative Gil Shenhav of Canaan Shenhav Architects. Read more.