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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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Media Round-Up: CTBUH Names Fastest Elevators and Longest Runs

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10 Oct 2017, World Media

CTBUH has released an original "Tall Buildings in Numbers" research study that identifies the world's fastest elevator speeds and longest vertical runs. "Vertical Transportation: Ascent & Acceleration" has received international media coverage. Read more.


Conference Co-Chair Highlights Local Issues in ABC Piece on Sydney Population Boom

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29 Sep 2017, ABC

Philip Vivian, director of Bates Smart and co-chair of the CTBUH 2017 Conference, highlighted the importance of infrastructure and planning in Sydney ahead of the international event in an ABC article on the city's booming population. Read more.


CTBUH Executive Director Gives Webinar to Alma Mater

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23 Sep 2017, University of Nottingham

CTBUH's Executive Director Antony Wood led a webinar, titled Reach for the Sky, on skyscraper trends and the future of high-rise development for the alumni group of his alma mater, University of Nottingham. Read more.


CTBUH Director Talks Future of Tall Buildings on BYU Radio

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19 Sep 2017, BYU Radio

CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood talked with BYU Radio about the future of tall buildings and electromagnetic elevators, as well as the need for vertical urbanism as the ground plane continues to densify. Read more.


Chicago Tribune Cites CTBUH Data for Article on Tall Building Surge

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09 Sep 2017, Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune writer Blair Kamin referenced data acquired by CTBUH in an opinion piece tackling the apparent lack of architectural exceptionalism in Chicago's fairly recent tall building surge. Read more.


Archinect Draws on CTBUH Research for Piece on Elevator Speed

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07 Sep 2017, Archinect

In an article discussing increasing elevator speeds and new elevator technologies, Archinect drew upon CTBUH's research paper, Vertical Transport: Ascent & Acceleration, to deepen its reporting. Read more.


Salesforce Tower Hoping for CTBUH "Tallest Building West of Chicago" Designation

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16 Aug 2017, Houston Chronicle

In an article about San Francisco's Salesforce Tower, the Houston Chronicle reported that the building is competing with a Los Angeles skyscraper for CTBUH's "tallest building west of Chicago" designation. Read more.


CTBUH Publications Associate Discusses Unique Experience as Indonesian National

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12 Aug 2017, VOA Indonesia

CTBUH's own Tansri Muliani talked with VOA Indonesia, the Indonesian service of Voice of America (VOA), about how her Indonesian heritage plays an important role in her work for the Council. Read more.


CTBUH Editor Talks New Skyscraper with NJ.com

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10 Aug 2017, NJ.com

CTBUH Editor Daniel Safarik spoke with NJ.com about New Jersey's upcoming skyscraper 99 Hudson Street, which, once it's complete, will be the state's tallest tower and its only entry on the list of 100 tallest buildings in the nation. Read more.


CTBUH Director Pens Article on Maglev Elevators for The Daily Mail

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08 Aug 2017, The Daily Mail

CTBUH Director Antony Wood and CTBUH Research Manager Dario Trabucco have written a piece for The Daily Mail in which they explain what a new ropeless elevator system could mean for the future of tall buildings. Read more.