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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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Elevator World February Cover Story Features CTBUH Awards Symposium

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10 Feb 2016, Elevator World

As the cover story for their February issue, Elevator World featured the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's 14th Annual Awards Symposium, Ceremony, and Dinner held November 2015 in Chicago. Read more.


CTBUH Data Used to Analyze Africa’s Tall Building Development

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10 Feb 2016, Media & Guardian Africa

Though no mention of an African skyscraper was included in the CTBUH's list of the 106 supertalls that were completed in 2015, several African skyscrapers are now on the way − all touted to become "Africa’s tallest." Read more.


Media Round-Up: CTBUH Year in Review 2015

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08 Feb 2016, World Media

The Council’s annual Year in Review research report garnered extensive worldwide media coverage. According to the report, 2015 was the most active year on record for buildings of 200 meters or more. Read more.


CTBUH Communications Manager Discusses 100 Supertalls

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07 Feb 2016, Newsweek

CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel discusses the rise of supertall skyscrapers with Newsweek. Gabel describes the conditions that have allowed for the proliferation of supertalls around the world. Read more.


CTBUH Communications Manager Discusses Supertall Era in ASCE Interview

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05 Feb 2016, ASCE

During an interview with the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), CTBUH Communications Manager Jason Gabel discusses the ways in which development practices have changed within the tall building industry in recent years. Read more.


CTBUH Data Used in Study on the Relationship Between Skyscrapers and Great Cities

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01 Feb 2016, City Lab

CTBUH data was used to conduct a study on the relationship between skyscrapers and cities. It assembles a detailed database of the height and shape of some 4.8 million buildings across a dozen North American cities. Read more.


Rate of Skyscraper Construction at All Time High According to CTBUH

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27 Jan 2016, The Times of London

As many as 135 skyscrapers over 200 meters are proposed to be completed this year. According to CTBUH, these developments follow a record building boom in 2015, a year in which 106 skyscrapers were completed. Read more.


CTBUH Data Defines NYC Condo Surge

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27 Jan 2016, The New York Times

The New York Times uses CTBUH data to contextualize New York City's condo surge. Among the latest of these developments is 180 East 88th Street, a 48-meter high-rise on the Upper East Side that will stretch 159 meters. Read more.


CTBUH Announces 100 Supertalls

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25 Jan 2016, World Media

The CTBUH has announced that there are now officially 100 supertall (300-plus-meter) skyscrapers in the world following the completion of 432 Park Avenue in New York City. See some of the coverage this has received. Read more.


CTBUH China Office Director Daniel Safarik Discusses Vertical Cities

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24 Jan 2016, Vertical City Podcast

CTBUH China Office Director Daniel Safarik is interviewed in a Vertical City podcast, which focuses on tall buildings in China today and why China might be the perfect location to experiment with vertical cities. Read more.