CTBUH 2016 Conference
Day 0: 16 October
Day 1: 17 October
Day 2: 18 October
Day 3: 19 October Day 4: 20 October
Hong Kong
Day 5: 21 October
Hong Kong
Guangzhou Shenzhen

Day 2: Tuesday 18 October, Shenzhen

8:00 AM
9:00 AM

Breakfast and Registration
Sponsored by: Rider Levett Bucknall

9:00 AM
9:15 AM

Day 2 Opening

Session 5

9:15 AM
10:45 AM

Plenary 2 Panel Discussion
"Tall Buildings and Context: Appropriate High Rise Vernaculars"
Chair: Timothy Johnson, NBBJ
Yansong Ma, Founder & Principal Partner
MAD Architects
Winy Maas, Co-Founding Director
Yan Meng, Principal & Co-Founder
Patrik Schumacher, Principal
Zaha Hadid Architects
Jerry Yin, Senior Vice President / Chief Architect
SOHO China Co. Ltd

10:45 AM
11:15 AM

Coffee Break
Sponsored by: Farrells

Session 6

11:15 AM
12:45 PM

Session 6A: Public Realm Session 6B: Jeddah City & Jeddah Tower Session 6C: Economic Considerations Session 6D: Panel Discussion: Integrating the Occupier Experience Session 6E: Intelligent Systems
Chair: Javier Quintana de Una, IDOM Chair: Julian Chen, Henning Larsen Architects Chair: Eric Lee, JLL Chair: Richard Pulling, Otis Elevator Company Chair: Teppo Voutilainen, KONE
"Alternatives to Supertall Super-Density: Human-Scaled Neighborhoods Within the Megacity"
Albert Chan, Director of Development Planning & Design
Shui On Land Limited
"Saudi Arabia, Jeddah City and Jeddah Tower"
Mounib Hammoud, CEO
Jeddah Economic Company
"Major Issues for the Implementation of an Effective Cost Management for Super High-Rise Buildings"
Stephen Y.F. Lai, Managing Director
Rider Levett Bucknall
"Integrating the Occupier Experience"

Chair: Richard Pulling, Vice President, Sales, Global Major Projects
Otis Elevator Company
Brian Low, Director, Landscape & Design
Housing & Development Board
Rimes Mortimer, GM, Applied Innovation
Moira Moser, Chairman
M Moser Associates
Satoshi Toyoda, Partner
Rafael Vinoly Architects
20|20 Panel Discussion
"Utilization of BIM and Façade Optimization via Computer Technology in a Super High-Rise"
Christopher King, Senior Project Director
New World Development Company Limited
"The Space Between: Urban Spaces Surrounding Tall Buildings"
James Parakh, Urban Design Manager
City of Toronto Planning Department
"Jeddah Mall: The Connection Between Jeddah Tower and the Urban Environment"
Denis Valode, Architect Founding Partner
Valode & Pistre Architects
"Skyscrapers and Skylines: The Case of China"
Jason Barr, Associate Professor
Rutgers University
"Cognitive Buildings: New Technologies to Make Tall Buildings Smarter"
Derek Fu, Technology Business Development Executive
IBM Corporation
"The Haikou Tower - Signifier and Signified"
Martin Henn, Partner, Design Director
"Lighting the Next Tallest Building in the World, the Jeddah Tower"
Pierre Marcout, CEO & Artistic Director
Prisme Entertainment
"The Economy of Iconic Tall Towers"
Brian Ringley, Design Technology Platform Specialist
Woods Bagot
"Transparency in Urban Environment"
Luke Leung, Director
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Q & A Q & A Q & A Q & A
Session 6F: Designing London's Skyline Session 6G: Social Issues Session 6H: Wider Considerations Session 6I: Façades: Case Studies in Asia Session 6J: Technological Innovations Session 6K: Advanced Engineering II
Chair: Kam Chuen (Vincent) Tse, WSP Chair: Theophile Gandolfo, Schindler Chair: Chris Sparrow, Arcadis Chair: Gene Li, Trosifol Chair: Jean Claude Gerardy, ArcelorMittal Chair: William Maibusch, The Walsh Group
"1 Undershaft - The Value of Engineering"
Andrew Woodward, Director, UK Structures
"Open Air, Sun and a Glass of Wine - Mediterranean Lifestyle in High-Rise Residential Buildings"
Nirit Rosenstein, Executive
Real Estate Development Fund
"Changing Market Forces and their Impacts on Tall Building Planning and Design: A Case Study "
Ro Shroff, Senior Vice President
"Vertical Urbanism and Three Dimensional Planning Illustrated Through the Shanghai Tower Case Story"
Xiaomei Lee, Principal, Managing Director
"A Case Study on Designing Superslim in Melbourne"
John Czechowski, Senior Architect
Bates Smart
"Research and Design of a Complex Connected Structure Consisting of Three Super High-rise Towers"
Wenwei Jiang, Chief Engineer
"1 Undershaft - The Value of Engineering"
Nick Offer, Director
"Tall Versus Old? The Role of Historic Preservation in the Context of Rapid Urban Growth"
Benjamin Leslie, Senior Structural Engineer
BuroHappold Engineering
"The Rejuvenation of a Tall Building "
Albert Williamson-Taylor, Director
"Design to Fabrication: Fifth Hotel City of Dreams, Macau"
Viviana R. Muscettola, Associate Director
Zaha Hadid Architects
"Vertical Densification: The Architecture of the Structural System of the BBVA Tower Mexico City"
James Leathem, Associate Partner
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
"Structural Challenges with the SOCAR Tower in Baku, a New Megacity in the Caspian Region"
Hi Sun Choi, Senior Principal
Thornton Tomasetti
"Designing London's Future: New Approaches to High-Rise"
David Healy, Technical Director
"Using Parametric Simulation and GIS to Design a Stormwater Solution for a Chinese Sponge-City"
Christopher Drew, Director of Sustainability
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
"Transport and the Megacity: Improving Vitality with Connectivity"
John Prevc, Partner
"City of Dreams, Macau: Maintenance Design in Ultra-Complex Structures"
Isabella Pallavicini, CEO
Fly Service Engineering S.r.I
"Unpacking Composite Construction: Global Trends"
Terri Meyer Boake, Professor
University of Waterloo
"Crown Sydney: An Engineered Response to Sculptural Form"
Simon Cloherty, Principal
Robert Bird Group
Q & A Q & A Q & A Q & A Q & A

12:45 PM
1:45 PM

Sponsored by: JLL

Session 7

1:45 PM
3:15 PM

Session 7A: Urban Environmental Issues Session 7B: Shenzhen Bay Development Session 7C: Panel Discussion: How High Can We Go and Why Should We? Session 7D: Fire & Site Safety Session 7E: Fire, Water & Wind
Chair: Christine Bruckner, M Moser Associates Chair: Kui Zhuang, CCDI Group Chair: Ron Klemencic, Magnusson Klemencic Associates Chair: Yvonne Martin, Otis Elevator Company Chair: Santeri Suoranta, KONE
"Feasibility Study to Implement the Passive House Standard on Tall Residential Buildings"
Daniel Kaplan, Senior Partner
"Urban Development and Tall Buildings in Shenzhen"
Chongguang Xu, Deputy Secretary General
Shenzhen Municipal Government
"How High Can We Go and Why Should We?"

Chair: Ron Klemencic, Chairman & CEO
Magnusson Klemencic Associates
Karl Almstead, Vice President
Turner Construction Company
Andrew Nicholson, Executive Managing Director
Jon Pickard, Principal
Pickard Chilton
Ian Smith, Vice President, Special Projects
20|20 Panel Discussion
"An Integrated Solution To Enable Safe Evacuation of Tall Buildings"
Murilo Bonilha, General Manager
United Technologies Corporation
"Application of “Big Data” for Intelligent Fire Safety Emergency Operations and Management"
Fang Li, Vice President
Jensen Hughes
"Sustainable (Vertical) Urbanism, Grounded - Three Case Studies"
Jay L. Berman, Partner
Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
"One Shenzhen Bay – Breakthroughs and Innovations in a Premier Urban Complex"
Hang Xu, Chairman
Parkland Real Estate Development Co., Ltd
"Remodel, Recycle or Rebuild? - Addressing the Fire Safety Challenges of Repurposing Skyscrapers"
Simon Lay, Director
Olsson Fire & Risk
"High-Rise Testing of Drainage Systems on Two of the World’s Tallest Test Towers"
Steven White, Technical Director DWV
"One Yonge: A Case Study for Complete Vertical Communities"
David Pontarini, Principal
Hariri Pontarini Architects
"A World-Class City Calls for World-Class Architecture (One Shenzhen Bay)"
Marianne Kwok, Principal
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
"Jobsite Safety Management: Potential of Navigated Inspection"
Pin-Chao Liao, Associate Professor
Tsinghua University
"Methods to Mitigate Costly and Disruptive Stack Effect in Super and Megatall Towers"
Mehdi Jalayerian, Executive Vice President & Chief of Innovation
Environmental Systems Design
Q & A Q & A Q & A Q & A
Session 7F: Overcoming Design Challenges in Supertall Buildings Session 7G: Urban Scale Considerations Session 7H: Panel Discussion: Evaluating the Environmental, Social, and Economic Impact of Tall Session 7I: Façades: Maintenance & Lighting Session 7J: Urban Commentaries Session 7K: Advanced Engineering III
Chair: Kam Chuen (Vincent) Tse, WSP Chair: Robert Boog, Schindler Chair: Tim Neal, CallisonRTKL Chair: Reisuke Nakada, Trosifol Chair: Phil Gardiner, Irwinconsult Chair: Yang Ni, Architectural Design and Research Institute of South China University of Technology
"MEP Design Considerations in Supertall Towers"
Gary Pomerantz, Executive Vice President
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
"The Process of the Unexpected"
Yama Karim, Principal
Studio Libeskind
"Evaluating the Environmental, Social, and Economic Impact of Tall"

Chair: Tim Neal, President & CEO
Hashimah Hashim, Executive Director
KLCC Property Holdings Berhad
Abrar Sheriff, President & CEO
Turner International LLC
Freda Tsai, General Manager, Tower Management
Taipei Financial Center Corporation
Paul Zimmerman, District Councillor
Southern District, Hong Kong
20|20 Panel Discussion
"Key Considerations for Cleaning and Maintenance Strategies in Dense Vertical Urban Environments"
Liam Shepherd, Head of Facade Access
"Urban Regeneration"
Shengwei Xue, Group Vice President
"Wind Induced Structure Responses Study on RCCQ Project"
Xiangdong Du, Technical Director
"Tall Building Design Challenges in Structural Engineering for Shenzhen Center"
Henry Huang, Director, Structures
"Integrated Transport Networks, Communities and the Design of Mixed-Use Developments"
David Zaballero, Director
"The Design Strategy for Functional, Efficient, Curved Super High-Rise Buildings"
Yu Wang, Architect
Architectural Design and Research Institute of Tsinghua University
"The Future of Skyscrapers in Melbourne: From Hyper-Density to the Uplift Principle"
Giorgio Marfella, Lecturer
University of Melbourne
"Structural Performance Upgrading and Optimization of Supertall Residential Buildings"
Xin Zhao, Executive Deputy Director
Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd
"Case Study: Meeting Design Changes and Challenges in 450m Tall Building Under Construction in Suzhou"
Herbert Lam, Vice President of Buildings
"Preventing Mega Disasters in Megacities - Code & Construction Challenges in the Indian Subcontinent"
Steven Baldridge, President
Baldridge & Associates Structural Engineering, Inc. (BASE)
"The Façade Lighting of Ping An Finance Center"
Yongqiang Chao, Director of Lighting Design
Beijing Fortune Lighting System Engineering Co., Ltd.
"Connectivity in Future Density Indonesia Archipelago"
Tiyok Prasetyoadi, Managing Director
PDW Architects
"How High Could Beijing Reach?"
Long Ma, Deputy Chief Architect
Beijing Institute of Architectural Design
Q & A Q & A Q & A Q & A Q & A

3:15 PM
3:45 PM

Coffee Break
Sponsored by: Mori Building

Session 8

3:45 PM
5:15 PM

Plenary 3
"Cities to Megacities: The Future"
Chair: Carol Willis, The Skyscraper Museum
"The Impact of Tech Companies in Rethinking the High-Rise Workplace"
Chao (Ivan) Wan, Executive Manager
Tencent Holdings Limited
Jonathan Ward, Design Partner
"Towards a Forest City"
Stefano Boeri, Principal
Stefano Boeri Architetti
"What’s Next?: How Do We Make Vertical Urban Design?"
Winy Maas, Co-Founding Director
Q & A

05:30 PM

Delegates will travel with CTBUH to the Guangzhou segment of the Conference (pre-registered only), or stay in Shenzhen for the Wednesday Off-Site Programs (pre-registered only), or depart.

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