Antony Wood

CTBUH, President | Chicago, United States

About

Dr. Antony Wood is President of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), responsible for leading the Council’s thought leadership, research, and academic initiatives. Prior to this, he was CTBUH chief executive officer (CEO) from 2006-2022. During his sixteen-year tenure as CEO, CTBUH significantly increased its outputs and initiatives across all areas globally.

Wood is also a studio associate professor and director of the Masters in Tall Buildings and Vertical Urbanism program in the College of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago; and a visiting professor of tall buildings at Tongji University, Shanghai. A UK architect by training, his field of specialization is the design, and in particular the sustainable design, of tall buildings. Prior to joining the Council and IIT, Wood was an associate professor in architecture at the University of…

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CTBUH Designated Expert

CTBUH Roles

CTBUH Journal, Associate Editor (2006 – Present)

Awards Best Tall Building Jury (2019; 2020; 2021; 2022)

Awards Innovation Jury (Chair 2021; Chair 2022)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Kuala Lumpur 2003; Seoul 2004; New York 2005; Chicago 2006; London 2006; Dubai 2008; Chicago 2009; Mumbai 2010; Shanghai 2014; Middle East 2018)

Videos

23 May 2022

A Global Overview of Steel-Timber Hybrid High-Rise Buildings

A growing number of mass-timber high-rise projects around the world use steel in a significant structural capacity. An overview is provided to set the stage...

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Research

01 August 2020

Skybridges: State of the Art

Antony Wood, Peng Du & Daniel Safarik, CTBUH

For more than a century, architects and urban visionaries have foretold of three-dimensional cities, with tall buildings linked by skybridges forming a new kind of...

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Research

14 March 2019

Skybridges: A History and a View to the Near Future

Antony Wood & Daniel Safarik CTBUH

As many architects and visionaries have shown over a period spanning more than a century, the re-creation of the urban realm in the sky through...

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