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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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Are Composite Megacolumns the Future of Skyscrapers?


13 May 2014, Sourceable

Sourceable talks about the use of composite materials in tall buildings, referencing the 2013 Roadmap for the Future Research Needs of Tall Buildings and the recent research grant from ArcelorMittal. Read more.

CTBUH Canada Chair Interviewed on the Jerry Agar Show


06 May 2014, Jerry Agar Show

CTBUH Canada Chair Richard Witt, Design Principal at Quadrangle Architects, talks with the Jerry Agar Show on Toronto’s New Talk 1010 Radio about the Kingdom Tower, structural wood high-rises, and tall buildings in Canada. Read more.

Contenders Aim for the World’s First Net Zero Energy Tower


06 May 2014, Sourceable

CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik weighs in on the debate over creating a net zero energy building and the challenges of achieving this goal. Safarik states that measurable results have yet to been seen in this aspect of tall buildings. Read more.

World’s First Kilometre-High Tower Faces Unique Challenges


05 May 2014, The Globe and Mail

CTBUH Canada Chair Richard Witt discusses the challenges of building the world's first kilometer-high tower, the Kingdom Tower, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Witt speaks to the feasibility of the project. Read more.

CTBUH 2013 Year in Review Presented in Russian


01 May 2014, Tall Buildings Magazine

Tall Buildings magazine reproduces a dual-language Russian / English version of the CTBUH 2013 Year in Review research report for the second volume of their 2014 magazine. Read more.

CTBUH's Newest Books, DVDs Available

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01 May 2014, Elevator World

Elevator World promotes the Shanghai 2012 Post-Congress Report and the 2013 Best Tall Buildings Awards book, the Council's most recent publications. Both are available for purchase at the CTBUH Store. Read more.

CTBUH Announces Staff Changes


01 May 2014, Elevator World

Elevator World reports on recent staff changes, including Steve Henry's promotion to Associate Director and the appointment of Jessi Rinkel as Leader Coordinator and Events Manager. Read more.

CTBUH starts second research project from ArcelorMittal


01 May 2014, Urban News Digest

Urban News Digest reports on the CTBUH / ArcelorMittal research project: "A study on the constructability and engineering properties of composite megacolumns." Findings for this study will be presented in 2015. Read more.