Photo by Nadine Post for ENR Since Antony Wood joined the council in 2006, firm membership has quadrupled. Antony Wood has been the executive director of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat since October 2006. Wood, 41, is also a professor of architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, which is where the council is headquartered. Last year, he earned his Ph.D. in architecture from the University of Nottingham, where he taught before he relocated to Chicago to lead the council. His Oct. 12 interview with ENR at the CTBUH Seoul World Conference, which was held
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.