Session 4J: How Tech Companies and Other Work Patterns Are Changing High-Rise Office Buildings

October 17, 2016
3:45 PM – 5:15 PM

In recent years, creative companies driving the “idea economy” have seen high-rise towers as a distinct business advantage. As the trend continues, how will companies like Samsung and Amazon push the typology to new levels of innovation, productivity, and sustainability? An expert panel discussed emerging trends in skyscraper design, as informed by this new economy.

Timothy Johnson

Timothy Johnson

CTBUH Leader

Design Partner
NBBJ
New York City
Robert Pratt

Robert Pratt

Co-Head of Global Design & Construction
Tishman Speyer Properties
Shanghai
Jeremy Sheldon

Jeremy Sheldon

Managing Director, Markets and Integrated Portfolio Services, Asia Pacific
JLL
Hong Kong
Chao (Ivan) Wan

Chao (Ivan) Wan

Executive Manager
Tencent Holdings Limited
Shenzhen
Jerry Yin

Jerry Yin

Senior Vice President / Chief Architect
SOHO China Co. Ltd

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