Best Tall Buildings 2012 contains overviews of the nominees and winning projects from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s annual awards. The book provides vital statistics, images, plans and in depth accounts of the architectural design and sustainability features of the year’s best tall buildings. Additionally included is the official list of the World’s Tallest Buildings with the judging criteria from the foremost authority on tall buildings. Full colour illustrations and photographs throughout.
Antony Wood is Executive Director of the CTBUH, responsible for the day-to-day running of the Council and steering in conjunction with the Chairman and the Executive Committee. His field of specialism is the design, and in particular the sustainable design, of tall buildings. Based at the College of Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology, Antony is also an associate professor there and leads an annual ‘Tall and Green’ building design studio.