Antony Wood

CTBUH Trustee

CTBUH, Chief Executive Officer | Chicago, United States

Antony Wood has been Executive Director of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat since 2006, responsible for the day-to-day running of the Council and steering in conjunction with the Board of Trustees, of which he is an ex-officio member. Prior to this, he was CTBUH Vice-Chairman for Europe and Head of Research. His tenure has seen a revitalization of the CTBUH and an increase in output and initiatives across all areas.

Based at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Antony is also a Research Professor in the College of Architecture at IIT, and a visiting professor of tall buildings at Tongji University Shanghai. A UK architect by training, his field of speciality is the design, and in particular the sustainable design, of tall buildings. Prior to joining the Council and IIT, Antony was an Associate Professor/Lecturer in Architecture at the University of Nottingham in the UK…

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China Office Board, Board Member (2015 – Present)

CTBUH Journal, Associate Editor (2006 – Present)

China Awards Design Jury (2016)

Annual Conference, Co-Chair (Dubai 2008; Chicago 2009; Mumbai 2010; Shanghai 2012; London 2013; Shanghai 2014; New York 2015; China 2016)

Annual Conference, Keynote Speaker (Shanghai 2014; China 2016)


24 February 2021

Paul Kremer talks to Antony about the way tall timber buildings are transforming the urban habitat, and how a very large research project is encouraging...


01 August 2020

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...


14 March 2019

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...