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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 China Office Director Discusses Global Skyscraper Trends


06 May 2015, Nonstop Gulfstream

Nonstop Gulfstream Magazine interviews CTBUH China Office Director Daniel Safarik for his unique insight into current global trends in skyscraper construction, and the ways tall buildings have evolved over time. Read more.

CTBUH Data Links Tall Buildings and Economic Development


24 Apr 2015, The Economist

The Economist uses CTBUH height data to examine historical trends in skyscraper construction as they relate to periods of economic development in order to determine the financial benefit of high-rises. Read more.

Architect Felinio Palafox Jr. to be Recognized as Fellow in Real Estate Management


21 Apr 2015, Manila Standard Today

The Philippine Council of Real Estate Educators (PhilCORE), in cooperation with Fiabici, named architect Felino “Jun” Palafox, Jr. as a Fellow in Real Estate Management for his significant contribution in the profession. Read more.

Proposed Skyscraper Could Be Third-Tallest – or Fifth-Tallest – in Chicago


14 Apr 2015, Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Tribune looks to CTBUH height criteria to establish whether the proposed Wanda Vista tower in Chicago would be the city's third-tallest or fifth-tallest building. Executive Director Antony Wood is consulted. Read more.

Debate Continues on CTBUH's "Year of the Woodscraper" Prediction


08 Apr 2015, Sourceable

After CTBUH labeled 2015 the "Year of the Woodscraper" debate has been sparked on the future of wooden skyscrapers. As Australia finds itself in the midst of a high-rise building boom, is there space for new woodscrapers? Read more.

Ahmad Abdelrazaq Honored for Tall Towers Work


02 Apr 2015, Arabian Industry

Arabian Industry recognizes CTBUH Advisory Group Member Ahmad Abdelrazaq, who has received an award from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) for his achievements in high-rise building technology. Read more.

Australians Choosing to live in the Clouds


31 Mar 2015, Sourceable

As Australia finds itself in the midst of an unprecedented skyscraper boom, many are beginning to wonder how high-rise living will impact the population. Sourceable looks to CTBUH data to get a better perspective. Read more.

Council Seeks to Tell Story of Skyscrapers’ Unique Benefits


26 Mar 2015, China Daily

The Chicago-based Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has opened an office in China that will oversee its operations and lead its initiatives in the country and elsewhere in Asia, where skyscrapers are remaking urban landscapes. Read more.

Skyscraper Expert Antony Wood Calls for a Facades Revolution


26 Mar 2015, Architect's Newspaper

Architects' Newspaper provides a glimpse of Antony Wood's presentation at Facades+ NYC. Wood argues that we have made tremendous progress in employing innovative high-rise envelopes, but there is still more work to be done. Read more.

Architect Proposes “No Shadow Tower”


17 Mar 2015, Construction Manager

Antony Wood shares his perspective on the No Shadow Tower, a pair of towers designed by NBBJ that feature mirrored glazed envelopes that reflect sunlight to reduce the impact of their own shadows. Read more.