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CTBUH in the Media, 2007 Archive


Dubai is Built on a Platform of Confidence      December 19, Emirates Business 24/7, p.32
Dubai is Built on a Platform of Confidence

Antony Wood, suggests Dubai must seize the chance to become an example to the rest of the planet by creating more green buildings and becoming a beacon of sustainability....read more



Tackling Challenge of Building Green Skyscrapers  
December 15, Gulf News, p.17
Tackling Challenge of Building Green Skyscrapers

Antony Wood discusses the next challenge in Dubai's roadmap to turning buildings green - how to build sustainable skyscrapers...read more



Dubai Eye   December 13, Dubai Eye 103.8
Antony Wood Radio Interview

Antony Wood, CTBUH Executive Director, discusses the Council's plans for the 2008 Dubai World Congress, the potential for sustainability in tall buildings and the technical achievements of the Burj Dubai...Listen here or read the transcript here


Time to Realise the Green Dream  
December 11, 7 Days Newspaper, p.16
Time to Realise the Green Dream

Despite the tremendous volume of construction projects in Dubai, the emirate has only recently begun to consider the impact on the environment and think how to counteract this with a sustainable vision. According to the CTBUH, this is absolutely vital for the future of Dubai...read more

Dubai is 'Epicentre for Tall Buildings'   December 11, Emirates Business 24/7, p.8
Dubai is 'Epicentre for Tall Buildings'

Antony Wood discusses the CTBUH 8th World Congress in Dubai, the technical achievements of the Burj Dubai and also promotes the city as one of the world's epicentres for tall buildings...read more


Integrity of Place   December 1, Urban Land Institute Journal, Nov / Dec Issue, pp.71 - 75
Integrity of Place

Antony Wood suggests future tall building design needs to be inspired by both the physical and environmental aspects of place and reinvent itself as the ideal solution for both a dense, sustainable city and all inclusive urban living...read more


David Scott   October 29, Crain's Chicago Business Magazine, pp.34 - 35
Form, Function and Finances

David Scott, CTBUH Chairman, discusses what's driving all the unusual shapes and textures in skyscraper design, the boom in high-rise construction in the Middle East and how security concerns have influenced tall buildings...read more
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Future is Looking Up   October 29, Crain's Chicago Business Magazine, pp.28 - 29
The Future is Looking Up: Designs by Tomorrow's Architects

Antony Wood, CTBUH Executive Director and Philip Oldfield, CTBUH Research Coordinator present several student design proposals that aim to challenge the typical glazed tall building...read more
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Thinking Big   October 1, What's New in Buildings, p.11
Thinking Tall

Antony Wood dicusses how we are probably at the most active level in tall building development ever, certainly on a global scale, and examines some of the statistics related to this tall building boom...read more


Tall Building Boom   October 1, The Big Project, pp.36 - 39
Tall Building Boom

Antony Wood discusses the current boom in tall building construction and examines the challenges the typology faces in the future...read more



Antony Wood on BNN   September 13, the Business News Network
Antony Wood TV Interview

Following news that the under construction Burj Dubai had surpassed the height of the CN Tower, Antony Wood, CTBUH Executive Director, is interviewed on 'SqueezePlay', a program for the Business News Network...watch the video or read the transcript here
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Tackling Challenge of Building Green Skyscrapers   September 1, British Urban Regeneration Association Journal, Issue 5, p.9
The Role of Tall Buildings in Urban Regeneration

Antony Wood explains how inner-city living, and dense concentrated cities, are now becoming generally accepted as essential elements in the ongoing success of the diverse, susatinable, future city...read more


How to Build Today's Supertalls   August 29, Chicago Tribune, pp.1, 4, 5-7
How to Build Today's Supertalls

An award-winning articles outlining Chicago's boom in tall building construction. Includes interviews with Bill Baker (SOM), Santiago Calatrava (Adrian Smith (AS GG Architecture) and R. Skankar Nair (Former CTBUH Chairman)...read more



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