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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 Connected Global News

Dragon-Themed Tower Complex Proposed for Zhuhai

Dragon-Themed Tower Complex Proposed for Zhuhai

23 Jun 2017, Zhuhai – Plans have been revealed for a dragon-inspired development in China’s southern Guangdong…

World Trade Center 3 Tops Out in Jakarta

World Trade Center 3 Tops Out in Jakarta

12 Apr 2017, Jakarta – World Trade Center 3 has officially topped out. It is the latest development at the…

Architects Unveil Project at Start of Historic Maritime Silk Road in Guangzhou

Architects Unveil Project at Start of Historic Maritime Silk Road in Guangzhou

21 Feb 2017, Guangzhou – Aedas has unveiled its plans for Nansha Kingboard Free Trade Zone Mixed-Use Project, a…

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Dragon-Themed Tower Complex Proposed for Zhuhai
23 Jun 2017 – Zhuhai, China
Plans have been revealed for a dragon-inspired development in China’s southern Guangdong province. Phase Two of the Zhuhai Hengqin Headquarters complex is sited in close…
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World Trade Center 3 Tops Out in Jakarta
12 Apr 2017 – Jakarta, Indonesia
World Trade Center 3 has officially topped out. It is the latest development at the prestigious World Trade Center Complex. When complete in early 2018, the tower will…
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Architects Unveil Project at Start of Historic Maritime Silk Road in Guangzhou
21 Feb 2017 – Guangzhou, China
Aedas has unveiled its plans for Nansha Kingboard Free Trade Zone Mixed-Use Project, a new 80,762-square-meter building sited at the starting point of the ancient…
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Architect Reveals Plans for Bamboo-Inspired Office Tower in Shenzhen
11 Jan 2017 – Shenzhen, China
Plans have been released for Gmond International Building – a regeneration project located in the old town area of Shenzhen, China. The design of the 200-meter building…
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Three-Tower Mixed-Use Complex Proposed for Zhuhai
5 Dec 2016 – Zhuhai, China
Located at the heart of Hengqin Island in Zhuhai, the proposed Novotown development is just five minutes away from Macau and is positioned as both a tourist destination…
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Office and Retail Tower Inspired by Clouds Proposed for Shanghai
8 Nov 2016 – Shanghai, China
Designed by Andrew Bromberg at Aedas, Gemdale Changshou Road is located within the inner ring of Shanghai, near the historic Changde Road and in close proximity to two…
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Contractor Named for Residential Scheme in Mumbai
13 Oct 2016 – Mumbai, India
Leighton Asia has entered into an agreement to deliver a major residential scheme in Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex. The so-called Ten BKC scheme, owned by Radius…
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Pebble-Inspired Lè Architecture in Taipei Nears Completion
31 Aug 2016 – Taipei, Taiwan
A developer has released new renderings and photos of Lè Architecture, located along the Jilong River in the Nangang District of Taipei, as the 18-story building…
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Aedas Unveils Mixed-Use Project with Literary Inspiration in Chongqing
30 Aug 2016 – Chongqing, China
Based on an ancient Chinese prose that states “knowledge brings wealth,” a high-rise proposal aims to integrate the concept of a book with the cultural elements of…
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Topping Out Ceremony Held for Phnom Penh’s Exchange Square
29 Jun 2016 – Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Exchange Square, a mixed-use development in Phnom Penh’s emerging financial district, was formally topped out at a ceremony attended by government officials and project…
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Waterfront Master Plan Development Proposed for Johor Bahru
29 Apr 2016 – Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Planned as a major new integrated community, Tebrau Waterfront Residences will incorporate waterfront villas and high-rise residential apartments complemented by…
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Aedas Master Plans ALJ Headquarters in Jeddah
28 Apr 2016 – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Located in the city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Andrew Bromberg of Aedas has designed the corporate headquarters for Abdul Latif Jameel (ALJ), the largest independently…
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Winner Announced in Competition for High-Tech Campus in Zhuhai
17 Mar 2016 – Zhuhai, China
Aedas recently won a competition to design the Zhuhai Hengqin International Hi-Tech Innovation Park, located in Hengqin, one of the newly announced Free Trade Zones in…
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Supertall Tower Tops Out in Dubai
2 Dec 2015 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
One of the tallest buildings under construction in the United Arab Emirates reached a major milestone after the developer, Damac, confirmed that its 94-story Damac…
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Punggol Waterway Terraces Explore Future of Vertical Housing in Singapore
20 Jan 2015 – Singapore, Singapore
The Punggol Waterway Terraces represent an evolution in the vertical public housing typology of Singapore. Themed landscape elements are featured strongly throughout the…
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Aedas Creates Holistic “Palm Tree” Community in Jakarta
17 Oct 2014 – Jakarta, Indonesia
Centrally located between Jakarta's city center and the international airport, Ciputra International is a new tower project meant to become a new benchmark for premium…
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Painting Inspires Hengqin International Financial Center in Zhuhai
24 Sep 2014 – Zhuhai, China
Released soon after the completion of the unusual Aedas-designed Sandcrawler for George Lucas in Singapore, the Hengqin International Financial Center in Zhuhai, China…
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Aedas Releases Images of Grand Mixed-Use Project in Wuhan
3 Sep 2014 – Wuhan, China
Located on Jinghan Avenue in the bustling Qiaokou District of Wuhan, Heartland 66, designed by Aedas, is a mixed-use development that comprises a world-class shopping…
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Supertall May Ascend to World’s Tallest Residential Tower
18 Mar 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai-based developer Trident International Holdings will resume work on the residential 516-meter Pentominium Tower, located in Dubai Marina, and will be second tallest…
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Guangzhou International Financial City Commences Construction
25 Oct 2013 – Guangzhou, China
Construction has reportedly begun on the multi-tower Guangzhou International Financial City (GIFC), Building.hk reports. The Aedas-designed GIFC master plan will feature…
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First KONE UltraRope Installation at Marina Bay
2 Oct 2013 – Singapore, Singapore
KONE has announced the first customer installation of its new, lightweight and durable UltraRope elevator hoisting technology at the Marina Bay Sands resort in Singapore…
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Aedas’ Composite Building Re-Interprets Hong Kong's Past
27 Sep 2013 – Hong Kong, China
International architecture firm Aedas has created an apartment building to reinterpret Hong Kong's traditional architecture. Located in the Mongkok District, which has a…

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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

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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Keith Griffiths

Keith Griffiths

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2016
Hong Kong, China

CTBUH Resources Involving Aedas

Award Winners & Finalists

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

17 Oct 2016 – 2016 China Conference Interviews
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 – 2016 China Conference Interviews; 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…

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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 22 Completed17 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 3 Completed7 Under Constr.
Average Building Age 5 Years
Most Common Function office, 13 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 15 Buildings
Building Functions
 
Building Materials
 

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

Tall Buildings Involving Aedas