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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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A Soaring Emblem of New York, and Its Upside-Down Priorities


29 Nov 2014, The New York Times

The New York Times’ Michael Kimmelman provides a critical perspective of the recently completed One World Trade Center in New York City, citing the CTBUH ruling that made it the tallest in North America. Read more.

All Aboard Florida Planning Miami Super Tower


27 Nov 2014, The Palm Beach Post

The Palm Beach Post interviews Editor Daniel Safarik, who comments on the significance of a proposed tower near an All Aboard Florida station in Miami. The station will eventually serve a rail connection between Orlando and Miami. Read more.

CTBUH Hosts Tour Through Lanterra’s Ice Condominiums


21 Nov 2014, Urban Toronto

Urban Toronto covers the recent Ice Condominiums building tour that was arranged by the Toronto Chapter of CTBUH Canada on a fittingly snowy day. Attendees toured the incomplete building in the two-tower complex. Read more.

The Sad Fates of the World’s Six Tallest Unfinished Buildings


17 Nov 2014, Gizmodo

Gizmodo takes a closer look at some of the world's tallest Never Completed buildings that were outlined in a recent CTBUH Tall Buildings in Numbers study entitled, “Dream Deferred: Unfinished Tall Buildings." Read more.

Australians are high rise lovers but what is it like to live in the building voted best in the world?


15 Nov 2014, looks at what it’s like to live in the Best Tall Building Worldwide, One Central Park (Sydney, Australia), by interviewing the project's landscape architect turned resident, Mike Horne. Read more.

Toronto Builds Taller But Sticks to Old Ways of Building


11 Nov 2014, Canadian Consulting Engineer

Canadian Consulting Engineer features a summary of a CTBUH event in Toronto, Canada. The event centered around the role of technology in skyscraper development and how stakeholders can continue improving the local industry. Read more.

Council on Tall Buildings Putting a Bigger Emphasis on Sustainability


11 Nov 2014, Engineering News-Record

Engineering News-Record highlights the growth of the CTBUH over the years, focusing on the successes that are allowing the organization to have meaningful impacts on the tall building industry. Read more.

Sydney’s One Central Park Wins International Best Tall Building Award


11 Nov 2014, The Guardian

The Guardian covers One Central Park, a residential building in Sydney that has been named the best tall building in the world by the CTBUH. The winner was announced at the Awards Symposium and Dinner on November 7. Read more.

CTBUH Names One Central Park “Best Tall Building Worldwide” for 2014


07 Nov 2014, Arch Daily

Arch Daily covers One Central Park Sydney, a tall building that was awarded the title of 2014 “Best Tall Building Worldwide” at this year’s Awards Ceremony. The tower takes an innovative approach to green infrastructure. Read more.

Ateliers Jean Nouvel’s One Central Park wins Best Tall Building Worldwide 2014


07 Nov 2014, Bustler

Bustler takes a look at the 2014 Best Tall Building Worldwide, One Central Park Sydney, which was recognized by the CTBUH for its revolutionary approach to green technology and sustainable infrastructure. Read more.