Sunday, 2nd November 2008. Antony Wood, CTBUH Executive Director presents to a crowd of Chicago locals at the 2008 Chicago Humanities Festival organized by the Chicago Architecture Foundation. This presentation provides an overview of some of the basics of Tall Buildings, Definitions, Trends, Drivers, and Challenges.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), based at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, is an international not-for-profit organization sponsored by architecture, engineering, planning, development and construction professionals. Founded in 1969, the Council’s mission is to disseminate best practice information on tall buildings and healthy urban environments, to facilitate business exchange amongst the international tall building / built environment community, and to make the latest knowledge available to professionals in a useful form.