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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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Falling Ice: CBS Chicago Interviews CTBUH Editor, Daniel Safarik

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30 Nov 2018, CBS 2 Chicago

CBS 2 Chicago interviewed CTBUH Editor, Daniel Safarik, on the circumstances that can lead to ice accumulation on, and release from, tall buildings. Read more.


The Salt Lake Tribune Cites the CTBUH Skyscraper Center in Salt Lake City High-Rise Update

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12 Nov 2018, The Salt Lake Tribune

The Salt Lake Tribune cites data from the CTBUH Skyscraper Center in an update on a proposed glass-clad, 28-story office tower that could alter the order of Salt Lake City's tallest buildings, if it receives special permit approval. Read more.


TenderStream Interviews CTBUH Executive Director, Antony Wood

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29 Oct 2018, Tender Stream

TenderStream interviews CTBUH Chief Executive Officer Antony Wood on his lifelong passion for skyscrapers, the career trajectory that led him to the Council, and his perspective on issues facing the architecture industry today, including the potential impact of another financial crisis. Read more.


Schindler Introduces Robotic Elevator Installation System, Enters Research Partnership With CTBUH

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26 Oct 2018, Finanzen

Finanzen reports on Schindler’s latest technology, the Robotic Elevator Installation System (RISE). Schindler is embarking on a research partnership with CTBUH to examine the implications of this autonomous construction robot, which has already been used in previous projects. RISE was presented at the 2018 CTBUH Conference. Read more.


The Financial Times Uses CTBUH Data for Manhattan Property Report

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15 Oct 2018, Financial Times

The Financial Times cites CTBUH data for a report regarding unsold luxury properties in Manhattan. This study focuses on recently built and under construction skyscrapers at or above 200m. Read more.


Commercial Café Cites CTBUH Skyscraper Center on Skyscraper Construction Study

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09 Oct 2018, Commerical Café

Commercial Café cited the Skyscraper Center for a study that examines the peaks and lulls of skyscraper construction throughout the United States, from the birth of the typology in the late 19th century, to the present. The study also focuses on the heights and functions of buildings. Read more.


Study on Houston Tall Buildings Refers to CTBUH Skyscraper Center

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13 Sep 2018, Houston Chronicle

An analysis of Houston's tall buildings found that office towers have gotten shorter since the 1980s, while residential buildings have gotten taller. The study referenced the CTBUH Skyscraper Center for data. Read more.


CTBUH Skyscraper Center Used to Investigate Trump Statement on 9/11

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11 Sep 2018, The Washington Post

The Washington Post cited 2001 data from the CTBUH Skyscraper Center in order to investigate Trump's statement that 40 Wall Street became the tallest building in Lower Manhattan after the 9/11 attacks. Read more.


Shoptalk London Podcast Interviews CTBUH Executive Director

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10 Sep 2018, World Architecture News

A discussion on street activation, public space, building tall and polycentric cities highlighted the CTBUH 2018 Middle East Conference “Polycentric Cities: The Future of Vertical Urbanism” on the Shoptalk London podcast. Read more.


Bisnow Talks to CTBUH Editor on the Obsession with Skylines

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05 Sep 2018, BisNow

Business news web site Bisnow curated a three-part series in which CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik contributed perspectives and commentary, alongside executives from real estate and architecture firms around the US. Read more.