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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 Trustee Mounib Hammoud Discusses Residential Sales in the Kingdom Tower


10 May 2015, Gulf News

CTBUH Trustee Mounib Hammoud, CEO of the Jeddah Economic Development Co., discusses the first sale of apartments at Kingdom Tower, as well as whether any challenger might unseat it as the eventual tallest building in the world. Read more.

Council Research Provides an Interactive Look at Japan's Tall Building History


07 May 2015, Arch Daily

Arch Daily examines a new research study conducted by CTBUH, entitled Tall Buildings in Numbers – Japan: A History of Tall Innovations, which explores the evolution of tall buildings in Japan since the 1960s. Read more.

CTBUH Seattle Co-Chair Named Vice President of WATG


07 May 2015, Chicago Tribune

Global architectural and design firm WATG has announced the addition of four senior level designers, including CTBUH Seattle Co-Chair Dennis Rehill who has been named Vice President of the company. Read more.

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 Study Captures Tall Innovations in Japan


04 May 2015, E-Architect

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) released the latest in its series of original tall building data research entitled Tall Buildings in Numbers – Japan: A History of Tall Innovations. Read more.

CTBUH Height Data Informs Discussion on Tallest Telecommunications Tower


29 Apr 2015, Arch Daily

ArchDaily cites CTBUH data as part of their discussion on telecommunications towers and how they fit into the discussion on the world's tallest structures. CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik is quoted. 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

CTBUH Fellow and Phillipine Country Representative Felino “Jun” Palafox, Jr. has been honored by The Philippine Council of Real Estate Educators (PhilCORE) for his signifigant 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.