Kevin Brass

CTBUH, media | Chicago, United States

Veteran journalist Kevin Brass joined the CTBUH in February, 2012, to oversee external communications and become Editor of the CTBUH Journal. He is involved in a wide array of public affairs and outreach initiatives, including the expansion of the Council’s digital programs and development of special projects. He also serves as the CTBUH liaison with the global media.

Prior to joining the CTBUH, Kevin spent more than a decade chronicling the development of tall buildings and urban centers around the world for the International Herald Tribune and The New York Times. Most recently he was based in Abu Dhabi, covering architecture, design and skyscraper development in the Middle East as the lead construction industry reporter for The National, the daily newspaper. Kevin is a frequent speaker and moderator at international industry events, leading discussions with top executives and leaders on the…

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31 December 2012

Kevin Brass, Antony Wood & Marty Carver, CTBUH

For the first time in six years the number of tall buildings completed annually around the world declined as the effects of the global financial...


12 September 2012

Kevin Brass, CTBUH

Reports out of China these days are a jumble of mixed messages and conflicting imagery. One night network business news programs spotlight video of empty...