Conference Synopsis

The annual CTBUH Tall + Urban Innovation Conference explores and celebrates 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 sees the owner/developers, design, and engineer teams for 50+ Awarded projects present in front of an international audience and live juries for winning distinctions across several award categories. Hot topics in the building industry will also be explored through presentations in project rooms. See more on the different award categories here.

The event brings 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.

Join us and explore what’s on the horizon for dense vertical cities of the future!

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Videos: Previous CTBUH Award Winners

Adrian Smith
Partner, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
2011 Lynn S. Beedle Winner: 40 Years of Designing the Supertall

Charles Thornton & Richard Tomasetti
Founders, Thornton Thomasetti
2012 Fazlur R. Khan Lifetime Achievement Medal Winners: A Lifetime's Engineering Collaboration

Jianping Gu
General Manager, Shanghai Tower C&D
2016 Best Tall Building Worldwide Winner: Shanghai Tower

Jean Nouvel
Architect, Ateliers Jean Nouvel
2016 Best Tall Building Europe Winner: The White Walls, Nicosia

Michael Goldrick
Project Management Director, Frasers Property
2014 Best Tall Building Worldwide Award Winner: One Central Park

Benjamin Romano
Founding Principal, LBR&A Architectos
2016 Best Tall Building Americas Award of Excellence Winner: Torre Reforma

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