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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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Shanghai Talks: Mun Summ Wong of WOHA Architects


22 Dec 2014, Architect's Newspaper

This Fall, Chris Bentley served as a special media correspondent for the 2014 CTBUH Conference in Shanghai. Among the many architects, engineers, and others he interviewed was Mun Summ Wong of Singapore-based WOHA. Read more.

Elevators Set to Take New Direction


16 Dec 2014, The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal speaks with Director Antony Wood and Advisory Group Chair Peter Weismantle about ThyssenKrupp’s newly announced MULTI technology, which promises to chart the course for new skyscraper designs. Read more.

Aedas Chairman: Problems with Lotte World Tower “Unusual”


15 Dec 2014, Korea Herald

The Korea Herald speaks with Aedas Chairman Keith Griffiths about the problems with the tallest tower in Korea, Lotte World Tower. Griffiths gave his interview after speaking at a CTBUH gathering in Seoul. Read more.

These are the World’s 21 Tallest Buildings


12 Dec 2014, Popular Mechanics

Few things say that a city or a country has arrived more than a gleaming, awe-inspiring skyscraper. According to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), these are the top 21 skyscrapers in the world. Read more.

The Sky’s the Limit for Student Architects at Brooks Middle School


05 Dec 2014, Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Tribune covers Antony Wood's role leading a skyscraper design contest, delivering a lecture, and announcing winners at Brooks Middle School. The student architects pretended they were competing for $1 million in prizes. Read more.

Q&A with Daniel Safarik, Co-Author of “Best Tall Buildings: A Global Overview of 2014 Skyscrapers”


03 Dec 2014, Routledge

Routledge takes a moment to speak with Daniel Safarik, editor and co-author of "Best Tall Buildings: A Global Overview of 2014 Skyscrapers," who discusses his new title and what's trending in the tall building field. Read more.

Towards Sustainable Vertical Urbanism


01 Dec 2014, Time + Architecture

Based on a brief introduction of the CTBUH International Conference and an overview of the 2014 Shanghai Conference, the article introduces the speeches which revolved closely around the theme, "Towards Sustainable Vertical Urbanism." Read more.

Here Are the Tallest Towers That Will Never Be Completed


01 Dec 2014, Curbed

Curbed Chicago summarizes the recent CTBUH Tall Building in Number research report entitled “Dream Deferred: Unifinished Tall Buildings," focusing on some of the most notable skyscrapers that never saw the light of day. Read more.

Council on Tall Buildings Uncovers Data on Unfinished Skyscrapers


01 Dec 2014, Architect Magazine

Architect Magazine takes an in-depth look at the recent CTBUH Tall Building in Numbers research report entitled “Dream Deferred: Unfinished Tall Buildings," which uncovers the tallest buildings that could have been. Read more.