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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 Executive Director Comments on Habitability of Tall Buildings


31 Aug 2016, New Civil Engineer

“This was an environment built, not for man, but for man’s absence,” JG Balllard once wrote of high-rises – so what is being done to make skyscrapers more habitable? CTBUH's Executive Director discusses ways to rethink tall building design. Read more.

Elevator Conference Features CTBUH Research Manager as Keynote Speaker


31 Aug 2016, Elevator World

From April 18 to 19, the Radisson Blu in Rome, Italy played host to the annual European Lift Association (ELA) Conference. The first day of the event began with a presentation from CTBUH Research Manager Dario Trabucco. Read more.

CTBUH Skyscraper Database Editor Describes Chicago Development


31 Aug 2016, Elevator World

There are nearly 40 high-rises currently under construction in Chicago, including nearly 30 of at least 20 stories. Elevator World interviewed CTBUH Skyscraper Database Editor Shawn Ursini to discuss Chicago's development. Read more.

UrbanToronto Covers CTBUH Twilight Walking Tour in Toronto


26 Aug 2016, Urban Toronto

UrbanToronto recently covered the CTBUH's Twilight Walking Tour in Toronto, held in conjunction with the Ontario Professional Planners Institute. The event is part of the Council's series of annual tours of architecture in cities worldwide. Read more.

CTBUH Conference Speaker and Seed Funding Recipient Discusses Manhattan’s Skyscrapers


18 Aug 2016, The Economist

A book by Jason Barr, a previous CTBUH seed funding recipient and a speaker for the upcoming CTBUH 2016 International Conference in China, was recently reviewed in an article by The Economist. Read more.

International Media Picks Up CTBUH’s Twisting Tall Buildings Study


18 Aug 2016, World Media

The latest report from the CTBUH has revealed that there are now 28 skyscrapers with twisted structures that have either been built or are under construction. This report has received international coverage, sampled here. Read more.

Blouin ARTINFO Reviews CTBUH China Best Tall Building Awards Book


17 Aug 2016, Blouin ARTINFO

The CITAB-CTBUH China Tall Building Awards were inaugurated in early 2016 with Bund SOHO winning “China Best Tall Building Overall,” followed by the publication of the Awards book. Blouin ARTINFO reviewed the book release. Read more.

CTBUH Informs Discussion on Accuracy of Trump Tower Floor Counts


12 Aug 2016, Associated Press

The height of Trump buildings, as measured in stories, has been a point of contention and some media scrutiny for years. With the media spotlight on Donald Trump, AP sought clarity for the floor height of Trump Tower from the CTBUH. Read more.