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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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Skyscrapers: 2014 Mid-Year Trend Forecast


30 Jul 2014, Sourceable

Sourceable takes a look a look at recent trends in skyscraper development, speaking with Editor Dan Safarik about innovative high-rise projects such as the Kingdom Tower and 432 Park Avenue. Read more.

Germany’s Post Tower Wins CTBUH 10-Year Award for Performance


29 Jul 2014, High Rise Facilities

High Rise Facilities features the 2014 10 Year Award Winner Post Tower, in Bonn, Germany, which was recognized for setting the standard for superior sustainable performance. Read more.

George Lucas Announces CTBUH Award Winning Architect for Lakefront Museum


28 Jul 2014, Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Tribune covers the Best Tall Building Americas 2012 winner Absolute Towers by MAD Architects, who will design Chicago’s Lucas Museum in coordination with Studio Gang Architects of Chicago. Read more.

Two UAE Towers Make CTBUH Helipad List


27 Jul 2014, Emirates 24|7

Emirates 24/7 analyzes the Council’s Tall Buildings in Numbers report Highest Helipads, highlighting several high-rises in the UAE that make the list, as well as discussing the tallest in the world. Read more.

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood Discusses Skyscraper Boom in China


25 Jul 2014, China Daily

China Daily Asia covers the skyscraper boom in China and interviews Executive Director Antony Wood, who gives historical insight into the phenomenon as well as opinion on the future of skyscraper building in the country. Read more.

Post Tower wins CTBUH 10 Year Award


25 Jul 2014, World Architecture News

World Architecture News takes a look at the winner of the 2014 CTBUH 10 Year Award, Post Tower by JAHN. The 163-meter office tower has become a sustainable high-rise icon. Read more.

JAHN’s Post Tower Wins the CTBUH 10 Year Award


25 Jul 2014, Bustler

Bustler covers the winner of the 2014 CTBUH 10 Year Award, Post Tower by JAHN in Bonn, Germany, which is one of the world’s lowest energy-consuming tall buildings. Read more.

CTBUH Innovation Award Winner Helps Keep Buildings Cool


24 Jul 2014, Gizmag

Gizmag takes a look at the 2014 Tall Building Innovation Award winner BioSkin, which was implemented at the NBF Osaki Building in Tokyo, Japan in order to mitigate the Urban Heat Island effect. Read more.

Skyscraper Mania Grips China as Ambitions Trump Economy


23 Jul 2014, Bloomberg

Bloomberg covers the Chinese skyscraper boom. In order to better understand the situation, they interview Executive Director Antony Wood about the balance between tall ambitions and economic realities. Read more.

BioSkin Wins Tall Building Innovation Award


21 Jul 2014, Intelligent Building Today

Intelligent Building Today covers the 2014 Tall Building Innovation Award Winner BioSkin, which was implemented at the NBF Osaki Building in Tokyo, Japan in order to help mitigate the urban heat island effect. Read more.