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Alumni Webinar: Reaching for the sky

Online (web-based course)
Tuesday 12th September 2017 (18:00-19:00)
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Free alumni webinar: reaching for the sky

This September, join leading architectural expert Antony Wood (Architecture, 1991), for our first alumni webinar.

This 20 minute discussion will give you a chance to listen to Antony review some of the current trends in skyscrapers and lay out some principles for future development that can lead to more sustainable cities with a higher quality of life. Antony will also be responding to any questions you may have about tall buildings and how they can impact our cities.

If you would like to submit a question in advance of the webinar, please email You will also be able to submit questions during the webinar itself.

This webinar will start at 6pm BST. All those registered will be sent an email 24 hours before the webinar starts with instructions on how to acess the webinar via Adobe Connect.

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About our Speaker

Antony Wood

Antony has been Executive Director of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat since 2006. Prior to this, he was CTBUH Vice-Chairman for Europe and Head of Research. 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 from 2001–2006. Whilst at Nottingham, he also founded the Tall Buildings Teaching and Research Group.

Discover more about Anthony's fascinating work

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