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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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Council Trustee Mounib Hammoud Discusses the Kingdom Tower


16 May 2015, Arabian Business

CTBUH Trustee Mounib Hammoud discusses the state of skyscraper construction in relation to the Kingdom Tower. He is CEO of the Jeddah Economic Company, which is responsible for the tower's development. Read more.

CTBUH Height Calculator Used to Put Record Snowfall into Perspective


15 May 2015, LA Times

The Los Angeles Times uses the CTBUH height calculator to put the record snowfall at Mammoth Mountain into the perspective of building heights as part of their story on Memorial Day skiing at the mountain. Read more.

South Korean Skyscraper Construction Framed by CTBUH Data


15 May 2015, The New York Times

The New York Times cites CTBUH height data in its discussion of recent South Korean skyscraper construction in comparison to other East Asian countries. A graphic citing CTBUH data is featured. Read more.

CTBUH Cautions Patience on Next Tallest Tower Debate


12 May 2015, Chicago Sun Times

The Chicago Sun Times discusses the possibility of Nordstrom Tower overtaking One World Trade Center as the tallest building in the US, bumping Willis Tower to third. They cite CTBUH, who caution patience on the debate. Read more.

Nordstrom Tower Height Discussion Informed by CTBUH Height Data


11 May 2015, City Lab

ArchDaily cites CTBUH height data in its discussion on the possibility of Nordstrom Tower overtaking One World Trade Center as the tallest building in the US. Additionally, CTBUH's role in naming 1WTC the country's tallest building is discussed. Read more.

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.