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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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Former CTBUH Chairman Discusses Tower Construction Post-9/11


10 Sep 2016, Rediff

In light of the 15th anniversary of 9/11, Rediff interviewed Dr. Shankar Nair, who was chairman of the CTBUH just before the terrorist attacks. The interview highlights changes to tall building construction post-9/11. Read more.

Trending Mixed-Use Building Typology Explained by CTBUH Communications Manager


02 Sep 2016, Mansion Global

CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel spoke to Mansion Global regarding the growing popularity of mixed-use building typologies, citing factors such as feasibility, cost, and economic uncertainty as reasons for this trend. 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.

The Pros & Cons of the Global Skyscraper Boom for Cities, According to CTBUH Leaders


18 Jul 2016, South China Morning Post

The South China Morning Post recently interviewed CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood and Research Manager Dario Trabucco about the pros and cons of the global skyscraper boom. Read more.

ArchDaily Names CTBUH Best Architecture Channel on YouTube


14 Jul 2016, ArchDaily

ArchDaily recently put together a shortlist of their "Top 12 Architecture Channels on YouTube," naming the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) the best channel for architects and other professionals in the industry. Read more.

Hearst Tower Receives National Press Attention for Winning CTBUH’s 10 Year Award for 2016


29 Jun 2016, Real Estate Weekly

Hearst has announced that their headquarters building has received the prestigious 10 Year Award from the CTBUH for 2016 – just in time for its 10th anniversary this October. The news has quickly disseminated across the nation. Read more.