Case Study 18 Project Description
Al Hamra Tower Rising 412 meters in the center of Kuwait City, Al Hamra
Kuwait City, Kuwait Tower is a landmark office tower of iconic sculptural
form that offers breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf...
Todd Reisz is an architect and writer with a focus on the Gulf region. He is editor of Al Manakh 2: Gulf Continued which analyses the recent development of cities in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and the UAE. toddreisz.com Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Future Practice: Conversations from the Edge of Architecture
global consulting mega-firm pricewaterhouse-
coopers to their clients in the Middle east
includes ‘master site planning, functional plan-
ning, capacity analysis, space programming,
Antony Wood has been Executive Director of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat since 2006. He is chair of the CTBUH Tall Buildings and Sustainability Working Group. Based at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Antony is also an Associate Professor in the College of Architecture, where he convenes various tall building design studios. A UK architect by training, his field of specialism is the design, and in particular the sustainable design, of tall buildings. Prior to becoming an academic, Antony worked as an architect in practice in Hong Kong, Bangkok,Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, and London. He is the author and editor of numerous books and papers in the field, including the 2008 title “Tall&Green: Typology for a Sustainable Urban Future.” His PhD explored the multi-disciplinary aspects of skybridge connections between tall buildings. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.