Cities of the Future
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 642 , Segment 4
Episode: Trump at the UN, US Citizenship Test, Become an Opera Fan
- Sep 19, 2017 11:00 pm
- 14:21 mins
Guest: Antony Wood, PhD, Executive Director, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, Associate Professor of Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology The tallest building in the world is Burj Khalifa in Dubai. It’s more than 160 stories. But there are skyscrapers being built right now in China and Saudi Arabia that will go even higher. At what point does the potential height of a building max out? Could a building go a mile high? There’s an entire organization dedicated to these questions called the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.