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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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Australians Choosing to live in the Clouds


31 Mar 2015, Sourceable

As Australia finds itself in the midst of an unprecedented skyscraper boom, many are beginning to wonder how high-rise living will impact the population. Sourceable looks to CTBUH data to get a better perspective. Read more.

Council Seeks to Tell Story of Skyscrapers’ Unique Benefits


26 Mar 2015, China Daily

The Chicago-based Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has opened an office in China that will oversee its operations and lead its initiatives in the country and elsewhere in Asia, where skyscrapers are remaking urban landscapes. Read more.

Skyscraper Expert Antony Wood Calls for a Facades Revolution


26 Mar 2015, Architect's Newspaper

Architects' Newspaper provides a glimpse of Antony Wood's presentation at Facades+ NYC. Wood argues that we have made tremendous progress in employing innovative high-rise envelopes, but there is still more work to be done. Read more.

Architect Proposes “No Shadow Tower”


17 Mar 2015, Construction Manager

Antony Wood shares his perspective on the No Shadow Tower, a pair of towers designed by NBBJ that feature mirrored glazed envelopes that reflect sunlight to reduce the impact of their own shadows. Read more.

IIT Magazine Features Research Assistant Peng Du


10 Mar 2015, IIT Magazine

IIT Magazine provides an in-depth profile of Peng Du, CTBUH Research Assistant and doctoral candidate at the IIT College of Architecture. The article highlights the research that Du is conducting in association with the Council. Read more.

JLL Joins Founding Sponsor Group for CTBUH Asia Headquarters


04 Mar 2015, Arch Daily

JLL APAC CEO Alastair Hughes comments on the evolving skyscraper landscape in Asia and the company’s role as one of the seven Founding Sponsors of CTBUH’s Asia headquarters in China. Read more.

Expert Presents SmartTrack Plans at CTBUH Canada Event


03 Mar 2015, Canadian Consulting Engineer

A consultant who helped develop the SmartTrack regional transportation plan for the Greater Toronto Area spoke at a CTBUH Canada meeting on February 25. Iain Dobson spent six years developing the regional express rail plan. Read more.

World’s Tallest Wooden Skyscraper Planned for Vienna; City’s Fire Service Concerned


02 Mar 2015, City Metric

CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik speaks with City Metric about the tall wooden skyscraper proposal in Vienna. Contrary to popular belief, Safarik notes, heavy timber structures have protective qualities in fire scenarios. Read more.

CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik Featured on BBC’s The Why Factor


01 Mar 2015, BBC

BBC's Mike Williams speaks at length with CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik about why we like to build tall. Are skyscrapers simply about vanity, or are there practical and even spiritual reasons why we want to build so high? Read more.