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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 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.


CTBUH Media Round-Up: Shanghai Tower Completes

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13 Jan 2016, World Media

The CTBUH has recognized the completion of Shanghai Tower as the tallest building in China and the second-tallest building in the world, garnering extensive media coverage as the international arbiter of tall buildings. Read more.


CTBUH Data Informs Discussion on New York Skyscrapers

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08 Jan 2016, The Washington Post

CTBUH 2015 Research Seed Funding recipient Jason Barr is interviewed by the Washington Post to discuss the relationship between city skylines and economics through analysis of New York City's skyscraper developments. Read more.


CTBUH Executive Director Discusses Seattle Skyscrapers

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04 Jan 2016, KOMO News

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood joins KOMO News to discuss skyscraper construction in Seattle following an FAA "Presumed Notice of Hazard" for the proposed 4/C development, which would be the tallest in the city. Read more.


Building Design + Construction Features CTBUH Tall Building Predictions

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04 Jan 2016, Building Design + Construction

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) released its annual tall building industry predictions at the end of December. Building Design + Construction features some of their favorite predictions from the list. Read more.