Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Video Interviews
The council conducts a series of video interviews with prominent professionals in conjunction with its events, in particular its conferences and annual awards ceremonies/dinners.
2013 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews
November 7th, 2013

Interviewees include: Clyde N. Baker, Jr. (AECOM), Jeanne Gang (Studio Gang Architects), James Goettsch (Goettsch Partners), Johannes de Jong (KONE), and Rem Koolhaas (OMA).

2013 London Conference Interviews
June 11th-12th, 2013

Interviewees include: Carmine Bilardello (Willis Group), Angela Brady (RIBA), Peter Wynne Rees (City of London), Irvine Sellar (Sellar Property), Ken Shuttleworth (Make Architects), and Zhang Yue (China Broad Group).

2012 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews
October 18th, 2012

Interviewees include: Christoph Ingenhoven (ingenhoven architects), Helmut Jahn (Murphy/Jahn), Charles Thornton & Richard Tomasetti (Thornton Tomasetti), and Henry Cobb (Pei Cobb Freed & Partners).

2012 Shanghai Congress Interviews
September 18th-21st, 2012

Interviewees include: James Goettsch (Goettsch Partners), David Malott (Kohn Pedersen Fox), Dennis Poon (Thornton Tomasetti), David Scott (Laing O'Rourke), and Rafael Viñoly (Rafael Viñoly Architects).

2011 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews
November 3rd, 2011

Interviewees include: Adrian Smith (Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill),
Werner Sobek (Werner Sobek Engineers), Michael Kwok & Craig Gibbons (Arup), and more. All interviewees also answered four common questions regarding current acheivements and the future of tall buildings design.

2010 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews
October 21st, 2010

Interviewees include: Richard Cook (Cook+Fox), Alex Whitbread (FCB Studios), William Pedersen (KPF), Ron Klemencic (MKA Engineers), and more. All interviewees also answered two common questions on the past and future of tall buildings.

2009 Chicago Conference Interviews
October 22nd-23rd, 2009

Twenty leading professionals in the field of tall buildings were interviewed over the two day Chicago Conference, including: His Excellency Mohamed Ali Alabbar (Emaar Properties), Eric Kuhne (Eric Kuhne Associates), John Portman (John Portman & Associates), Richard Tomasetti (Thornton Tomasetti), and many more.

Height Committee 2008 Awards Ceremony Interviews
November 20th, 2008

Several representatives of the 2008 winning projects were interviewed prior to the 2008 Awards Ceremony & Dinner, including: Eugene Kohn and William Pedersen (Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates), Larry Ng (Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects), and Shaun Killa (Atkins Middle East).

Height Committee 2009 Podcast Program (Audio Interviews)

The CTBUH created a small pilot series of audio-only podcasts during 2009. These audio interviews include: Bill Baker of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, Ian Whitby (Foster + Partners), Tim Johnson (NBBJ), and Eugene Kohn and William Pedersen (Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates).