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Featured Buildings Involving Aedas

Al Bahar Towers

Al Bahar Towers, Abu Dhabi

In looking to innovate high-rise design, nature and culture are the most resilient sources of inspiration.

Nanfung Commercial, Hospitality and Exhibition Complex

Nanfung Commercial, Hospitality and Exhibition Complex, Guangzhou

Nanfung Commercial, Hospitality & Exhibition Complex contains four distinct programmatic uses, office, retail exhibition, hotel and exhibition, that are split between two sites.

Ocean Heights

Ocean Heights, Dubai

Ocean Heights, located along the Dubai Marina, features a deliberate twist on three of its faces to maximize views toward the ocean.

South Beach

South Beach, Singapore

The South Beach development includes two inclined towers defined by an environmental screen surging from the lower canopy to mitigate harsh sun in the sky gardens and balconies.

World Trade Center II

World Trade Center II, Jakarta

Completed in 2012, WTC2 represents Jakarta's leading benchmark for world-class, high-tech, sustainable commercial office buildings.

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About Aedas

Aedas is one of the world's leading global architecture and design practices. The company is built on the belief that great design can only be delivered by people with a deep social and cultural understanding of the communities they are designing for.

Aedas’ global platform for creative excellence in design enables some of the world's most talented designers to plug into the latest information and delivery systems they need to produce truly world-class design solutions.

The practice's unique structure, global presence, and commitment to cutting-edge research and development are testament to their desire to deliver design excellence to clients wherever they are in the world.

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Aedas at CTBUH

CTBUH 2016 Conference Gold Sponsor

16-21 Oct 2016, Conference Sponsor – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism takes place…

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

13 Oct 2016, CTBUH Research – The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous…

CTBUH Beijing Inaugural Event

CTBUH Beijing Inaugural Event

22 Apr 2015, Event Report – CTBUH Beijing's inaugural event featured presentations: "The New Fire Code on Tall…

Aedas at CTBUH

CTBUH 2016 Conference Gold Sponsor
16-21 Oct 2016 – Conference Sponsor
Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism takes place progressively across three Chinese cities: Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong.
Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings
13 Oct 2016, Chicago – CTBUH Research
The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous disciplines as derived from the list of projects appearing in 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings.
CTBUH Beijing Inaugural Event
22 Apr 2015, Beijing – Event Report
CTBUH Beijing's inaugural event featured presentations: "The New Fire Code on Tall Building Design" and "The Development of Beijing’s Central Business District".
Discovering Asia, from Moscow
23 Apr-2 May 2009, Shanghai – Tour Report
Elena Shuvalova, the CTBUH Country Representative for Russia reports on the 4th Russian Intellectual Business.

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Yinsheng Liu

Yinsheng Liu

CTBUH Regional Representative, 2018 – Present
Chengdu, China

Ignacio Gomez

Ignacio Gomez

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Keith Griffiths

Keith Griffiths

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2016
Hong Kong, China

CTBUH Leaders at Aedas

Yinsheng Liu

Yinsheng Liu

CTBUH Regional Representative, 2018 – Present
Chengdu, China

Ignacio Gomez

Ignacio Gomez

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Keith Griffiths

Keith Griffiths

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2016
Hong Kong, China

Yijun Qian

Yijun Qian

CTBUH Innovation Conference, Speaker, 2019
Hong Kong, China

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CTBUH Resources Involving Aedas

Award Winners & Award of Excellence Recipients

The CTBUH Awards recognize projects and individuals that have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of tall buildings and the urban environment, and that achieve sustainability at the highest and broadest level.

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Award of Excellence

CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Session 3a: Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Q&A

17 Oct 2016 – CTBUH 2016 China Conference
Richard Witt, Quadrangle Architects; James von Klamperer Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; Keith Griffiths, Aedas; Peter Brannan, Arquitectonica

CTBUH Video Interview – Keith Griffiths

17 Oct 2016 – 2016 China Conference Interviews
Keith Griffiths, Aedas

City Hubs

17 Oct 2016 – CTBUH 2016 China Conference
Keith Griffiths, Aedas

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City Hubs

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Keith Griffiths, Aedas

Cities to Megacities: Perspectives

Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV
CTBUH 2016 Conference Speakers

Videos

CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Session 3a: Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Q&A
17 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Richard Witt, Quadrangle Architects; James von Klamperer Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; Keith Griffiths, Aedas; Peter Brannan, Arquitectonica
Monday, October 17, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Richard Witt, Quadrangle Architects; James von Klamperer Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; Keith Griffiths, Aedas; Peter Brannan, Arquitectonica answer questions at the end of the 2016 China Conference Session…
CTBUH Video Interview – Keith Griffiths
17 Oct 2016 – 2016 China Conference Interviews; Keith Griffiths, Aedas
Keith Griffiths of Aedas is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2016 CTBUH China Conference. Chris discusses the concept of city hubs and the methodology of developing outlying high-density, mixed-use urban nodes.
City Hubs
17 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Keith Griffiths, Aedas
Our lives are adapting to a convenient, vibrant, and connected live-work dynamic, and our cities must change and respond to those new requirements. Much of the urban population prefers to live in smaller apartments in high-density inner urban areas,…
How Will Tall Buildings be Different in 20 Years?
Jan 2013 – Monthly Video Series; Kenneth Drucker, HOK; James Goettsch, Goettsch Partners; Keith Griffiths, Aedas; David Malott, KPF; Adrian Smith, AS+GG; et al
Industry leaders answering this question include: Kenneth Drucker, HOK; James Goettsch, Goettsch Partners; Keith Griffiths, Aedas; David Malott, KPF; Adrian Smith, AS+GG; Rafael Viñoly, Rafael Viñoly Architecture; Jun Xia, Gensler; and more.
Best Tall Building Innovation Award: Al Bahar: Innovating the Intelligent Skin
18 Oct 2012 – CTBUH "11th Annual Awards"; Peter Oborn, Aedas; Peter Chipchase, Arup
Al Bahar Towers’ innovative dynamic façade opens and closes in response to the movement of the sun, creating a more comfortable internal environment for occupants and producing a distinctive external aesthetic which helps to define the building as a…
Interview: Al Bahar Towers
18 Oct 2012 – 2012 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Peter Oborn, Aedas; Peter Chipchase, Arup
As the inaugural winner of the Innovation Award, Peter Chipchase & Peter Oborn discuss the highly technical aspects of the Al Bahar Towers' dynamic shading system as well as their cultural context. In their interview from the 2012 Awards Symposium,…
Dynamic Facades and Parametrics: Creating a New Vernacular?
5 Feb 2010 – Presentation at CTBUH 2010 Mumbai Conference; Peter Oborn, Aedas
Aedas presents their competition winning proposals for a new headquarters building for the Abu Dhabi Investment Council. The concept is derived from an algorithmic composition, which is informed by Islamic principles of design. This has been…

Papers/Research

City Hubs
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Keith Griffiths, Aedas
Our lives are adapting to a convenient, vibrant, and connected live-work dynamic, and our cities must change and respond to those new requirements. Much of the urban population prefers to live in smaller apartments in high-density inner urban areas…
Cities to Megacities: Perspectives
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV; CTBUH 2016 Conference Speakers
The CTBUH 2016 International Conference is being held in the three cities of the Pearl River Delta, the world’s largest “megacity,” projected to have 120 million inhabitants by 2050. The conference brings together some of the leading thinkers on…

Aedas Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 35 Completed23 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 4 Completed4 Under Constr.
Average Building Age 5 Years
Most Common Function office, 27 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 26 Buildings
Building Functions
 
Building Materials
 

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.

Tall Buildings Involving Aedas

1   Wuxi International Finance Square 2014 339 m Wuxi
2   Heartland 66 Office Tower 2020 339 m Wuhan
3   Hengqin International Finance Center 2020 337 m Zhuhai
4   SLS Dubai 2020 336 m Dubai
5   DAMAC Heights 2018 335 m Dubai
6   Mandarin Oriental Hotel Tower A - 333 m Chengdu
7   Deji Plaza 2013 324 m Nanjing
8   Ocean Heights 2010 310 m Dubai
9   C Future City West Tower 2020 291 m Shenzhen
10   C Future City East Tower 2020 291 m Shenzhen
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.

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