Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Browse by Region:

Browse by Country:

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.

See Chinese coverage | 查看中文报道

CTBUH 2016 Conference Presentation Inspires Discussion on High-Rise Workplace Design

ITM-Image-100.jpg

30 May 2017, Building Design + Construction

Building Design + Construction published an article adapted from a presentation delivered at the CTBUH 2016 China Conference by Chao (Ivan) Wan of Tencent Holdings Limited and Jonathan Ward of NBBJ. Read more.


Oak Park High-Rise Development Critiqued by CTBUH Executive Director

Albion-100.jpg

16 May 2017, Wednesday Journal

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood recently wrote an op-ed in the Wednesday Journal discussing the drawbacks of the proposed Albion, offering a unique perspective on high-rise projects in the village. Read more.


Philippines' Urban Planning Shortcomings Discussed by CTBUH Country Representative

Palafox,Felino-100.jpg

12 May 2017, Manila Times

The Philippines' economy is being held back in part by an “obsolete” approach to urban planning, noted CTBUH Philippines Country Representative Felino Palafox to attendees of The Manila Times Philippine Model Cities Forum. Read more.


Conversation on the Purpose of Spires Framed by CTBUH Data & Height Criteria

One-Liberty-Place-100.jpg

03 May 2017, The Philly Voice

The sky-reaching spires atop tall towers may be pleasing to the eye, but don't seem to have an obvious reason to exist, so what gives? The Philly Voice used CTBUH data and height criteria to answer questions surrounding spires. Read more.


CTBUH Data Cross-Referenced in Comparison Study on Governance Structures & Skyscraper Construction

Burj-Khalifa-100.jpg

03 May 2017, Quartz

Cross-referencing CTBUH data, via the Skyscraper Center database and 2016 Year in Review report, researchers found that autocracies are more likely than democracies to build giant skyscrapers – even when their countries don't need them. Read more.