About the Event

This conference explored and celebrated the very best in innovative tall buildings, urban spaces, building technologies, and construction practices from around the world. Incorporating what was previously known as the CTBUH Annual Awards event, this three-day conference saw the owner/developers, design, and engineer teams for 50+ Awarded projects present and compete in front of an international audience and live juries for winning distinctions across 21 award categories.

The event brought to Shenzhen, one of the most dynamic cities in China, a critical cross-section of tall building owners, developers, occupiers, operators, designers, engineers, and builders – along with the interested public – to investigate the cutting-edge in sustainable urbanism, presented by the world’s foremost examples.

See the results from the competition here.

Highlighted Speakers See All Speakers

  • Raichey Zheng
    General Manager
    China Resources Shenzhen Bay Development

  • Wuren Wang
    General Manager
    CITIC HEYE Investment CO., LTD.

  • Hwee Yian Ng
    Housing & Development Board

  • Chao Liu
    General Manager
    Jinmao (China) Hotel Investments Management Limited

  • Muir Livingstone
    Foster + Partners

  • Peter Stephenson
    Executive Director - Development
    Omniyat Middle East Real Estate Developments LLC

  • Wei Sun
    Group Senior Vice President
    Horoy Holdings Limited

  • Gabriela Anker
    Principal & Founder
    Leppanen + Anker Arquitectos

  • Paul Paradis
    Senior Managing Director
    Hines Interests LP

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