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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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CTBUH Scandinavia Holds Inaugural Event


29 May 2015, Henning Larsen Architects

In collaboration with the CTBUH, Henning Larsen Architects hosted a symposium on how tall buildings in Scandinavia can be part of our urban habitat that doubled as the inaugural event for the CTBUH Scandinavia chapter. Read more.

CTBUH Korea Chairman Interviewed after Chapter Event


27 May 2015, Korea Construction News

CTBUH Korea Chairman Kwang Ryang Chung is interviewed by Korea Construction News on the occasion of the Chapter's event on safety considerations in tall buildings, which is discussed along with other building trends in South Korea. Read more.

BBC Business Daily Interviews Antony Wood


25 May 2015, BBC

BBC Business Daily interviews CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood on the continuing race to build the tallest towers in the world. Among topics discussed are the changing trends in skyscraper construction and their effects on the industry. Read more.

CTBUH Qatar Tours Doha Exhibition and Convention Center


22 May 2015, Construction Sites

Construction Sites Magazine covers the tour of the new Doha Exhibition and Convention Center organized by CTBUH Qatar. Architects, engineers, contractors, and other industry professionals were among the team touring the site. Read more.

CTBUH Fellow Felino Palafox Jr. Discusses Lessons Learned from the CTBUH 2013 International Conference


20 May 2015, Manila Times

CTBUH Fellow Felino Palafox Jr. writes an op-ed in the Manila Times regarding tall buildings and heritage preservation in which he cites a presentation by Sir Terry Farrell from the CTBUH 2013 International Conference on Height and Heritage. Read more.

Article Discussing Future Second-Tallest Tower in Dubai Cites CTBUH Data


19 May 2015, Emirates 24|7

CTBUH data on the number of buildings with 100 or more stories is used to contextualize an article by Emirates 24/7 on the competition to build the future second-tallest building in Dubai. Burj Khalifa remains the tallest building in the city. Read more.

Shanghai Tower Discussed Using the CTBUH 2014 Year in Review as Context


18 May 2015, The Atlantic

The Atlantic uses the CTBUH 2014 Year in Review to contextualize its discussion on the recently topped out Shanghai Tower, which will be the second tallest building in the world upon completion later this year. Read more.

Council Trustee Mounib Hammoud Discusses the Kingdom Tower


16 May 2015, Arabian Business

CTBUH Trustee Mounib Hammoud discusses the state of skyscraper construction in relation to the Kingdom Tower. He is CEO of the Jeddah Economic Company, which is responsible for the tower's development. Read more.

CTBUH Height Calculator Used to Put Record Snowfall into Perspective


15 May 2015, LA Times

The Los Angeles Times uses the CTBUH height calculator to put the record snowfall at Mammoth Mountain into the perspective of building heights as part of their story on Memorial Day skiing at the mountain. Read more.

South Korean Skyscraper Construction Framed by CTBUH Data


15 May 2015, The New York Times

The New York Times cites CTBUH height data in its discussion of recent South Korean skyscraper construction in comparison to other East Asian countries. A graphic citing CTBUH data is featured. Read more.