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Kristian Ahlmark, portrait

Kristian Ahlmark

Partner/ Design Director, Copenhagen, Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

"The Next Tall Timber Frontier: Building to 100 Meters"

Graham Banks, portrait

Graham Banks

Associate Principal, Pelli Clarke & Partners

"City and Tall Building Resiliency in Times of Crises"

Louis Becker, portrait

Louis Becker

Global Design Principal, Professor, Henning Larsen Architects

"Sustainable Strategies for Ultimate Comfort: Hotel Alsik, Sønderborg"

Laura Belevica, portrait

Laura Belevica

Deputy Principal Architect, Manager of Arch Dept.II, Zhubo Design

"Office Space that Offers Greenery: Shenye TaiRan Building, Shenzhen"

Frank Cerra, portrait

Frank Cerra

Managing Director, BG&E

"Presentation To Be Confirmed"

Tianping Chen, portrait

Tianping Chen

Baotou China, Technical Director and Chief Engineer, Mengshang Bank

"Towers Harmonize with Sustainable Features: Mengshang Bank Commerce Mansion, Baotou"

Marc Colella, portrait

Marc Colella

Global Building and Systems Engineering Lead, AECOM

"Tall and Green: Adapting Existing Towers for Efficiency"

Eamonn Connolly, portrait

Eamonn Connolly

Director of Engineering, McHugh Construction

"Using Green Concrete to Build The Reed, Chicago"

Ervin Cui, portrait

Ervin Cui

Associate Principal, Wiss Janney Elstner Associates

"Evaluating the Emergency Elevator System in a High-Rise Building"

Mathieu Duguay, portrait

Mathieu Duguay

President and Chief Executive Officer at Cogir, Lemay

"From Convergence, Community: Humaniti Montréal, Montréal"

Yalçın Eyigün, portrait

Yalçın Eyigün

General Manager of Infrastructure Investments, Turkey Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure

"An Architectural Telecommunications Tower: Camlica Radio & TV Tower, Istanbul"

Jeanne Gang, portrait

Jeanne Gang

Founding Principal and Partner, Studio Gang Architects

"Aiming Higher: Are our Towers Good Enough?"

Mike George, portrait

Mike George

Executive Director, Head of Operations, Flexible Solutions and Urban Communities, JLL

"The Hospitality Imperative – Expectations of the New Workplace Experience"

Alexandra Hagen, portrait

Alexandra Hagen

CEO & Architect, White Arkitekter

"Aiming Higher: Are our Towers Good Enough?"

Dieter Henke, portrait

Dieter Henke

Architect, Henke Schreieck Architekten ZT GmbH

"Three Towers, Infinite Possibilities: TrIIIple, Vienna"

Maurice Hermens, portrait

Maurice Hermens

Leading Professional Structural Design Buildings, Royal HaskoningDHV

"Urban Regeneration with Low-Impact Construction: De Karel Doorman, Rotterdam"

Shin Dong Ho, portrait

Shin Dong Ho

Vice President, Business Development, Daelim Industrial Co. (DL E&C)

"Monochrome Patterns and Bump-Out Spaces Accentuate the Towers of Acro Seoul Forest"

Majed Jakka Al Mansoori, portrait

Majed Jakka Al Mansoori

Deputy Executive Director, Museum of the Future. Head of Project Management Office, Dubai Future Foundation, Museum of the Future

"An Iconic Building Links to the City and its Future: Museum of the Future, Dubai"

Vincent Jean-Pierre, portrait

Vincent Jean-Pierre

Managing Director Offices & Mixed-use Projects Europe, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

"Clever Approaches to Building Above the Street: Trinity, Puteaux, France"

Laura Jimenez, portrait

Laura Jimenez

Senior Associate Principal, Krueck Sexton Partners

"Restoring a Miles classic: 860-880 Lake Shore Drive"

Hanif Kara, portrait

Hanif Kara

Director, AKT II Limited

"The Future of Excellence"

Yuji Kato, portrait

Yuji Kato

General Manager, Commercial Real Estate Department, Sumitomo Corporation

"Uniform Brise-Soleil Façade Brings Distinctive Design: Kanda Square, Tokyo"

Jan Knikker, portrait

Jan Knikker

Partner and Director of Strategy & Development, MVRDV

"PoroCity - Opening up Solidity"

Rick Kwasek, portrait

Rick Kwasek

Director of Environment and Infrastructure, City of Stonnington

"Putting the “Park” in “Car Park”: Prahran Square, Prahran"

Maurice Landry, portrait

Maurice Landry

Executive Vice President - Infrastructure and Project Management, Parc Olympique

"From “White Elephant” to New Elegance: Tour de Montreal, Canada"

Richard Lee, portrait

Richard Lee

Partner, C.Y. Lee & Partners Architects/Planners

"Obtaining, Maintaining and Upgrading Taiwan’s Global Icon"

M.K. Leung, portrait

M.K. Leung

Director of Sustainable Design, Ronald Lu & Partners

"Sky-rise Biophilic and Active Living"

Cristian Maluk, portrait

Cristian Maluk

Technical Director, Semper Fire Engineering

"Fire Literacy in Structural Engineering"

Tracy McCabe, portrait

Tracy McCabe

Associate Vice President, The University of Chicago

"A Cantilevered Community Hub: David Rubenstein Forum, Chicago"

Junren Mi, portrait

Junren Mi

Deputy Chief Architect, Beijing Institute of Architectural Design - BIAD

"Towers Harmonize with Sustainable Features: Mengshang Bank Commerce Mansion, Baotou"

Ali Moghaddasi, portrait

Ali Moghaddasi

Chief Development Officer, Mulia Property Development SDN BHD

"Designing an Icon for Integration: Exchange 106, Kuala Lumpur"

Takashi Mori, portrait

Takashi Mori

Architect, Associate, Architectural Design Department, Nikken Sekkei Ltd

"Uniform Brise-Soleil Façade Brings Distinctive Design: Kanda Square, Tokyo"

Deniz Odabas, portrait

Deniz Odabas

Senior Design Director, Istanbul New Airport (IGA)

"A Slender Tower Directs Air Traffic: Tulip Tower, Istanbul"

Carlos Ott Buenafama, portrait

Carlos Ott Buenafama

Architect, M.A.&U.D (Master in Architecture and Urban Design), Carlos Ott Architects

"Complex of Residential Towers Utilizing Shared Infrastructure: The Proscenium at Rockwell, Makati City"

James Parakh, portrait

James Parakh

Urban Design Manager, City of Toronto Planning Department

"Aiming Higher: Are our Towers Good Enough?"

Guillermo Peralta, portrait

Guillermo Peralta

Senior Director, Global Product, Sustainability, JLL

"Sustainability Technologies in the Built Environment"

Nicolas Pomränke, portrait

Nicolas Pomränke

Partner, gmp · Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner

"Horizontal is the New Vertical"

Zhou Qing, portrait

Zhou Qing

Director, Hangzhou Huizan Technology Co., Ltd & Director, GOA

"Supporting the Arts by Design: OōEli, Hangzhou"

Rick Ramli, portrait

Rick Ramli

Chief Investment Officer, Private & Strategic Investments, PNB Merdeka Ventures SDN Berhad

"Behind the Scenes: The Development of Merdeka 118, Kuala Lumpur"

Peter Wynne Rees, portrait

Peter Wynne Rees

Professor of Places and City Planning, University College London

"Aiming Higher: Are our Towers Good Enough?"

Camilla Rouffiange-Ahmad, portrait

Camilla Rouffiange-Ahmad

Offering Manager, People Flow Planning and Consulting Services, KONE

"Defining Design Principles for Horizontal People Flow in Tall Buildings"

Carl Schibrowski, portrait

Carl Schibrowski

Executive Vice President and Co-Head, Brookfield Properties Australia Pty Ltd.

"Transformative Connections to Heritage and New Commercial Spaces: Brookfield Place Sydney"

Javier Sesma, portrait

Javier Sesma

Senior Vice President Business Development, TK Elevator GmbH

"Twisting Elevator Research Tower: Aufzugstestturm, Rottweil"

Gary Strong, portrait

Gary Strong

Global Building Standards Director, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

"Tall Excellence: Seeking the Ideal in Building Safety"

Dario Trabucco, portrait

Dario Trabucco

Research Manager, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

"The Optimal Height of Tall Buildings in the Future"

Yu Wang, portrait

Yu Wang

Chairman, Qingdao CONSON Hai Tian Center Construction Co, Ltd, Qingdao Conson Hai Tian Center of China

"Design Inspiration from the ‘Rhythm of the Sea’: Qingdao Hai Tian Center, Qingdao"

Ross Wimer, portrait

Ross Wimer

Senior Vice President, AECOM

"Measuring Tall Excellence"

Hu Yue, portrait

Hu Yue

National Master Architect of Survey and Design, Beijing Institute of Architectural Design - BIAD

"Sky Walks and a Gathering Garden: The Star of Daxing, Beijing"

Wei Zhang, portrait

Wei Zhang

Deputy General Manager of Office building Department, General Manager of Shenzhen Gemdale Viseen Tower Gemdale Properties and Investment Corporation Limited, Vision (Shenzhen) Software Technology Co., Ltd.

"Harboring Innovation Through Communal Spaces and Landscape: Shenzhen Gemdale Viseen Tower"