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

  • Brian Yang
    Bjarke Ingels Group

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

  • Gabriela Anker
    Principal & Founder
    Leppanen + Anker Arquitectos

  • Keith Griffiths
    Chairman and Global Design Principal

  • Diederik Dam
    Dam & Partners Architecten

  • Zhouwen Chen
    Executive Director & Senior Vice President
    Shenzhen Parkland Real Estate Development Co., Ltd

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