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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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Dubai Companies Dominate CTBUH List of World’s Tallest Tower Developers


22 Oct 2016, Arabian Business

The CTBUH has released figures behind the projects in their recent book, 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings. Arabian Business highlighted the Dubai-based developers that have dominated this list, contributing many to the top 100. Read more.

CTBUH Inspires Conversation on Feasibility of Future Giants


20 Oct 2016, ConstructConnect

According to the CTBUH, we are entering into the era of the “megatall." Currently, there are only three such structures, but by 2020, that number is estimated to at least double. ConstructConnect discusses the feasibility of future giants. Read more.

ArchDaily Covers CTBUH’s 100 Tallest Top Company Rankings


14 Oct 2016, ArchDaily

The CTBUH has released some of the facts and figures behind the projects appearing in their recent book, 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings. ArchDaily covered 18 design architects that have contributed multiple buildings to the top 100 list. Read more.

Australia’s Slimmest Tower To Be Showcased at the CTBUH 2016 International Conference


13 Oct 2016, Urban Developer

A Bates Smart representative will present Collins House at the CTBUH 2016 International Conference held in Shenzhen, China. A preview of the discussion, titled “A Case Study on Designing Superslim in Melbourne” is available. Read more.

CTBUH Global News Story Inspires Investigation into Real Estate Superstitions


07 Oct 2016, Mansion Global

A recent CTBUH Global News story announced the sale of 333 Kent Street to a Chinese developer for AUD$88,888,888. The news inspired Mansion Global to investigate how “Luck and Superstition Sell Luxury Real Estate.” Read more.

UrbanToronto Covers CTBUH Site Tour of Harbour Plaza Residences


21 Sep 2016, UrbanToronto

Currently under construction in Downtown Toronto, the Harbour Plaza Residences complex includes the prominent One York address and two condominium towers. The CTBUH was able to organize a tour of the site on August 30. Read more.

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.

Elevator Conference Features CTBUH Research Manager as Keynote Speaker


31 Aug 2016, Elevator World

From April 18 to 19, the Radisson Blu in Rome, Italy played host to the annual European Lift Association (ELA) Conference. The first day of the event began with a presentation from CTBUH Research Manager Dario Trabucco. Read more.

CTBUH Skyscraper Database Editor Describes Chicago Development


31 Aug 2016, Elevator World

There are nearly 40 high-rises currently under construction in Chicago, including nearly 30 of at least 20 stories. Elevator World interviewed CTBUH Skyscraper Database Editor Shawn Ursini to discuss Chicago's development. Read more.