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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 Media Round-Up: 2015 Best Tall Building Awards


24 Aug 2015, World Media

Since the first award winners were announced in June, a number of publications have covered the reveal of the CTBUH Best Tall Buildings of 2015. Here is a sample of the international awards coverage. Read more.

Turning Torso Named CTBUH 10 Year Award Winner


12 Aug 2015, Architects' Journal

Santiago Calatrava’s Turning Torso in Malmö has been recognized with the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s 10 Year Award. Architects' Journal covers the award and profiles Turning Torso, which was completed in 2005. Read more.

CTBUH Executive Director Shares His Thoughts on Meydan One

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05 Aug 2015, The Times of London

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood shares his thoughts on the recently proposed Dubai One tower for the Times of London. When completed, the skyscraper is expected to be the tallest residential high-rise in the world. Read more.

CTBUH Seed Funding Recipient Launches Retrofit Database


04 Aug 2015, Eco Building Pulse

Eco Building Pulse reviews the Beta version of, a website developed by the recipient of the CTBUH 2014 International Research Seed Funding that seeks to collate data on façade retrofits to benefit future projects. Read more.

Skyscraper Center Editorial Board Member Awarded NEH Grant


29 Jul 2015, NEH

CTBUH Skyscraper Center Editorial Board Member Judith Dupré was recently awarded a $37,800 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to write a biography of One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the North America. Read more.

PARKROYAL on Pickering Wins CTBUH 2015 Urban Habitat Award


24 Jul 2015, World Architecture News

World Architecture News covers the recent announcement of the CTBUH 2015 Urban Habitat Award. PARKROYAL on Pickering won the award for its extensive greenery and commitment to creating inviting urban spaces for the public. Read more.

ChiDesign Competition Includes New CTBUH Headquarters


21 Jul 2015, Archinect

The Chicago Architecture Foundation's inaugural ChiDesign competition is accepting idea submissions for a new building that would include headquarters for the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Read more.

CTBUH 2015 Best Tall Buildings Form a Diverse List


21 Jul 2015, ASCE

The American Society of Civil Engineers takes an in-depth look at the CTBUH 2015 Best Tall Building Award winners, noting the similarities and differences between winners, and the wide variety of buildings that were nominated. Read more.

CTBUH Announces 2015 Performance and Innovation Award Winners


09 Jul 2015, High Rise Facilities

High Rise Facilities covers the announcement of CTBUH's 2015 Performance and Innovation Awards, which went to Chifley Tower and Holedeck respectively. These awards focus on the technical developments in skyscraper construction. Read more.

Proposed Seattle High-Rise Could be Fifth-Tallest on the West Coast According to CTBUH


08 Jul 2015, Seattle Times

The Seattle Times covers the recently proposed 888 Second Avenue, a 268-meter high-rise. According to CTBUH Skyscraper Database Editor Marshall Gerometta, the tower will be the fifth-tallest on the West Coast when completed. Read more.