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Mumbai 2010: Press Coverage


March/April, MGS Architecture
No Skyscraper, Build Mix Blocks in Bombay: CTBUH

The best and brilliant mind of the building world recently descended to Bombay to hammer out a solution to the congestion of the metropolitan city by applying their classic and collective building caliber. They were all a part of the CTBUH World Conference 2010, titled ‘Remaking Sustainable Cities in the Vertical Age....more


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February 23, Times Property Mumbai
CTBUH Delegates Visit Kalbadevi

More than 1000 delegates from 26 countries, 72 global speakers and eminent government officials came under one roof to discuss the way forward to remake our cities at the CTBUH 2010 World Conference - India held from February 3-5, 2010 at the Renaissance hotel and Convention Center, Mumbai. The conference, jointly organized by RoMF and the CTBUH brought people together to talk about building sustainable cities for the future…more


February 23, It's My Biz
Enhancing the city infrastructure is the key

India is currently experiencing rapid urbanization, this is not just a burden on natural resources, but also creates a need for expanded infrastructure. How do we do this in a sustainable manner? That is exactly the question discussed at the CTBUH 2010 World Conference - Remaking Cities in the Vertical Age, which explored remaking of built cities and creation of new eco-friendly cities…more


February 11, Times of India
CTBUH 2010 - India World Conference a Success

The CTBUH and RoMF sponsored Mumbai Conference held February 3-5th 2010, in Mumbai India was a successful event, with over 1000 delegates attending, 72 speakers, sponsors and exhibitors, and government dignitaries in attendance...more

February 8, DNA Mumbai
MMRDA woos global investors for funding

Last week, MMRDA chief Ratnakar Gaikwad appealed to a world conference of architects, urban planners and investors being held in the city to pledge investments for the metropolitan region. At the conference, organised by the Chicago-based CTBUH along with the Remaking of Mumbai Foundation (RoMF), Gaikwad showcased the authority’s various projects, such as the 145-km metro corridor, the 100-km monorail, the iconic tower, innovation park, rental housing...more

February 8, Rediff Business
Realtors seek rationalisation of FSI, tax sops

Daniel Ringelstein, director (urban design), Skidmore, Owings & Merrill suggested that India [ Images ] could explore an option of setting up a real estate investment trust like the US to provide funds for the realty sector and also give further tax sops. He was speaking to Business Standard on the sidelines of CTBUH 2010 conference on remaking sustainable cities in the vertical age...more

February 5, Afternoon Mumbai
Mumbai not a planned city

Municipal Commissioner Swadhin Kshatriya spoke at the CTBUH 2010 Mumbai Conference, he confessed that the BMC's new budget has not proposed any major projects for 2010, simply because there are some incomplete projects and some pending projects as well. Besides this he also stated that Mumbai-s infrastructure and transport system needed a lot of redevelopment as well...more

February 4, TV 9 Mumbai
Vertical city: How to go up without going down

Antony Wood, CTBUH Executive Director and associate professor in the College of Architecture at IIT, Chicago, is interviewed on TV 9 Mumbai News during a news story covering the CTBUH 2010 Conference, "Remaking Sustainable Cities in the Vertical Age" held in Mumbai February 3-5th...watch the video


February 4, DNA Mumbai
CTBUH 2010 Conference - Mumbai

"We are not going to talk about tall buildings over the coming three days. In fact, I say, we should stop making tall buildings because there isn't infrastructure to support them" said Antony Wood, executive director, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat while inaugurating the three day CTBUH world conference 2010...more


February 4, Share Bajar Bhav
CTBUH 2010 Conference - Mumbai

Top government officials, global developers, architects and planners debate at RoMF and CTBUH's urban planning world summit which will address Mumbai's infrastructure issues. It will be India's first ever urban planning world conference in Mumbai, Justice PN Bhagwati, Ex Chief Justice of India said that the government is giving full support to the plan...more


February 3, Architecture & Design
Global round up

The CTBUH 2010 World Conference, focusing on 'Remaking Sustainable Cities in the Vertical Age', is currently being held in Mumbai. The event will run for three days and will be based around the sustainability of existing rather than new cities. Architectural associations from around the world, high profile practices such as NBBJ and SOM...more


February, The Remaking Times
Chicago Conference Marks CTBUH's 40 Years

More than 1150 delegates from 16 countries, 72 global speakers and eminent government officials came under one roof to discuss the way forward to remake our cities in the CTBUH 2010 World Conference India held from the 3rd-5th Feb 2010 at the Renaissance Hotel and Convention Centre, Mumbai. The conference, jointly organized…more


February, Lifestyle Mumbai
The Sky is the Limit

Experts from around the world will be in Mumbai for the CTBUH Global conference on tall buildings. Today is an exciting day for all those who wish to see Mumbai becoming a world-class city. The world's leading experts on tall buildings will be converging at the Renaissance hotel and Convention Centre, Mumbai, for a major global conference…more


February, Lifestyle Mumbai
Putting Mumbai on the World Map

The World Conference of the CTBUH that will be held February 3-5th 2010 in the city of Mumbai will see the best minds from the world of construction and infrastructure sharing their views. With an ever-increasing population (both from within and outside India), Mumbai poses a gigantic challenge to urban planners…more


January 30, Times Property Mumbai
Time to "Remake Mumbai"

We all have several suggestions to make Mumbai a world-class city but nothing is materializing as we do not know from where to start. For the first time in India's planning history, construction professionals from across the globe and our country along with top government officials will come under one roof to discuss and take forward the suggestions put forth by experts at the CTBUH 2010 World Congress…more


January 2, Times Property
Remaking Mumbai - CTBUH Seminar

There is a lot of confusion and lack of knowledge as to how to go about urban planning in India. Hence the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat is organizing a World Conference in Mumbai in February 2010 so that information can be shared and queries can be raised. This three day conference will act as a planning school and should be attended by Real Estate Developers, Architects and Valuers, etc...more

January, Its My Biz
Putting Mumbai on the World Map

The World Conference of the CTBUH that will be held in the city in February will see the best minds from the world of construction and infrastructure sharing their views. CTBUH Mumbai 2010 will provide insights on how to re-make existing cities in a sustainable way, debating urban and policy issues while also considering what role tall buildings and increased urban density will play...more

December 30, Times of India
ET Think Turf: Remaking Sustainable Cities in the Vertical Age

With a population of around 16 million and growing daily, there is immense pressure on the infrastructure in the city of Mumbai. To discuss and debate the urban policy issues related to the development of infrastructure in lieu of the increased urban density, ET Think Turf organized a roundtable on 'Remaking Sustainable Cities in the Vertical Age'. CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood participated...more

December 22, Its My Biz
Situations vacant: Indian town planners

There is a lot of confusion and lack of knowledge as to how to go about urban planning in India. Hence, the CTBUH is organizing a World Conference in Mumbai in February 2010 so that information can be shared and queries can be raised. This three-day conference will act as a planning school...more

December 11, Its My Biz
Managing a Vertical City

With newer companies and businesses coming in all the time, Mumbai has come to be recognized as the next major hotspot for builders, developers, architects, planners and financiers across the globe. It was therefore an obvious choice in South Asia to host the CTBUH 2010 World Conference. The conference will revolve around Remaking of Sustainable Cities in the Vertical Age...more

December 5, Times Property
Remaking Mumbai


Antony Wood of the CTBUH was in Mumbai recently to highlight the need for sustainable cities in a vertical age. In India ahead of the forthcoming World Conference - India: Remaking of Sustainable Cities in the Vertical Age, scheduled to be held between Feb. 3-5, 2010. He spoke about the urgent need for remaking Mumbai into a vibrant and sustainable city...more

December 5, Top News
Can't be Shanghai

The policy makers’dreams to make Mumbai another Shanghai may remain unfulfilled. Antony Wood, CTBUH’s executive director, said that Indian cities were on the path to greater urbanisation, and to cope up with this, critical decisions aboutinfrastructure of cities like Mumbai ought to have been taken some 30-40 years ago...more

December 5,  Its My Biz
India is the next destination

Antony Wood, CTBUH Executive Director and Associate Professor in the College of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, spoke with Its My Biz about the upcoming CTBUH World Conference, "Remaking Sustainable Cities in the Vertical Age", scheduled to be held in Mumbai, India from February 3-5, 2010...more

December 4, Times Nation
Architecture has to be linked to nature

A tall building is not just about height, but the context in which it was built, proportion, way its measured and several other parameters. Chicago-based CTBUH, an authority on tall buildings worldwide, will soon set up an India chapter with architects, engineers, builders and other stakeholders in conceiving, designing, building and managing tall buildings . Antony Wood, the Council’s executive director, spoke to TOI. Excerpts...more

December 4, Times of India
Tall structures right remedy for Indian cities

With the intention of promoting tall buildings as the right solution to the increasing levels of urbanisation in the country, the CTBUH is set to open its India office early next year. Antony Wood, executive director of the Council told media persons on Thursday that the council will work as an organisation which will try and create public opinion,,,more

December 4, DNA Pune
Amchi Mumbai among the tallest 25 in the world

The CTBUH has ranked Mumbai as the 25th tallest city in the world. It has 118 buildings measuring over 100 meters. Revealing the findings at a press meet held in Pune, CTBUH executive director Antony Wood also announced the future launch of an India chapter of the CTBUH...more

November 30, Times of India
CTBUH & RoMF proudly announce CTBUH 2010 World Conference India

Indian cities are poised to grow exponentially. The question is how? Every country and city is unique and will have to find its own answers. There are many examples of great planning and sustainable development, the conference seeks to pick up on the best of this knowledge, expertise and experience in the world to make the right decisions for India's cities,,,more

November 28, Times of India - Bombay
Towards a vertical age: A mega event for developers, builders, architects and planners will be held in Mumbai this February

With newer companies and businesses converging into Mumbai, this city has come to be recognized as a major hotspot for builders, developers, architects, planners, and financiers across the globe. It was therefore an obvious choice to host the CTBUH 2010 World Conference here...more

November 14, Times of India Property
Mumbai on the rise, but will locals shine?

Studies conducted in dense high-rise area of cities across the world show different results. Will Mumbai and its citizens be able to benefit from this data - that is the big question. To discuss various suggestions and solutions related to Mumbai's planning, India's infrastructure development and technology used in global skyscrapers, CTBUH is organizing its World Conference 3rd-5th February 2010...more

October, Construction World
CTBUH Mumbai Conference

Antony Wood, Executive Director of the CTBUH, is a leading expert on sustainable design of tall buildings. He talks to Construction World on the CTBUH 2010 World Conference - Remaking Sustainable Cities in the Vertical Age, to be held in Mumbai, which will provide insights on how to re-make existing cities in a sustainable way and also debate on urban and policy issues...more


September 12, Times Property
Remaking Mumbai: The upcoming CTBUH World Conference will examine Mumbai’s various problems and focus on solutions for the city

Antony Wood is Associate Professor in the College of Architecture at Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, and Executive Director of Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). Times Property spoke to him about the CTBUH World Conference, scheduled to be held in Mumbai, India from February 3-5, 2010....more


September, Lifestyle
A whole new Mumbai

The upcoming CTBUH World Conference will examine Mumbai's various problems and focus on solutions for the city. Antony Wood, Associate Professor in the College of Architecture at Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, is also Executive Director of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat and spoke about the CTBUH World Conference, scheduled to be held in Mumbai, India from February 3 to 5, 2010...more


August 31, Economic Times Mumbai
Building the city of dreams

Mr. Mayank Gandhi, Remaking of Mumbai Federation (RoMF) secretary, spoke of inner city redevelopment in Mumbai stating that the federation is working very closely with the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), Chicago, to revamp the inner city of Mumbai to save lives and make Mumbai a world-class city...more


August 24, Times of India
India is the Next Destination

Antony Wood, Executive Director of Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat and the world's leading expert on sustainable design of tall buildings, is interviewed abut the upcoming CTBUH World Conference, scheduled to be held in Mumbai, India from February 3-5, 2010...more


August 22, Times of India
At a glittering ceremony in Mumbai

The CTBUH has a history of transforming urban areas into high quality living and working neighborhoods. The most notable thing to happen to our own Mumbai is that the CTBUH is organizing their 41st year extravaganza in 2010 in Mumbai in conjunction with Remaking of Mumbai Federation (ROMF)...more