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Featured Buildings Involving Dow Chemical Company

23 Marina

23 Marina, Dubai

23 Marina was the tallest all residential skyscraper in the world when it was completed in 2012.

Al Hamra Tower

Al Hamra Tower, Kuwait City

The art of high-rise building design embraces, at least in part, how the observer reads the rise of the form from the earth to the sky.

Almas Tower

Almas Tower, Dubai

This 360 meter office skyscraper is located on an artificial island in the Jumeirah Lake Towers Free Zone, and was completed in 2008.

Bitexco Financial Tower

Bitexco Financial Tower, Ho Chi Minh City

Drawing inspiration from Vietnam's national flower, the lotus, the Bitexco Financial Tower is a representation of the aspiration and energy goals of Ho Chi Minh City.

Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Undoubtedly one of the wonders of the modern world, Burj Khalifa is graceful and elegant as it reaches upward with seeming ease.

Capital City Towers

Capital City Towers, Moscow

After more than a decade in the planning, a new mixed-use business district rising 4 kilometers west of the Kremlin, is a symbol of Russia’s ascent in the global economic playing field.

Chongqing World Finanacial Center

Chongqing World Finanacial Center, Chongqing

Also referred to as the Global Financial Building, Chongqing World Financial Center features a shopping center, hotel, service apartments, and office space.

Chrysler Building

Chrysler Building, New York City

The Chrysler Building is an Art Deco style skyscraper in New York City, and was the tallest for eleven months before it was surpassed by the Empire State Building in 1931.

Doosan Haeundae We`ve the Zenith

Doosan Haeundae We`ve the Zenith, Busan

The curved shape of We've the Zenith allows residents to enjoy the views of Haeundae beach, Nurimaru and Gwangan Bridge at a glance with the maximized size of the windows.

Empire State Building

Empire State Building, New York City

The Empire State Building stood as the world's tallest building for over 40 years, longer then any other skyscraper in history.

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre, Guangzhou

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre is a mixed-use tower located adjacent to a large central park and a subterranean retail concourse with transportation interchanges.

Guangzhou IFC

Guangzhou IFC, Guangzhou

Guangzhou IFC is a landmark tower which defines the emerging international strength of China’s third city and serves as a landmark for Guangzhou Zhujiang New Town’s main axis.

Imperial Towers

Imperial Towers, Mumbai

Among the tallest twin towers in the world, Imperial Towers completed as the tallest building in India in 2010 and have helped redefine luxury towers on the Mumbai skyline.

International Commerce Centre

International Commerce Centre, Hong Kong

Soaring 484 meters (1,588 feet) above Victoria Harbor, the International Commerce Centre (ICC) is the essence of Hong Kong in one destination.

JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai

JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, Dubai

A twin-tower skyscraper complex, the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai Hotel was the world's tallest hotel when it was completed in 2012.

Jeddah Tower

Jeddah Tower, Jeddah

Jeddah Tower reaches new heights as the first building to surpass the 1,000 meter mark while standing as an icon for the country of Saudi Arabia.

KK100

KK100, Shenzhen

As part of the larger KK100 development, the new curved tower is a powerful addition to the Shenzhen skyline.

KL118 Tower

KL118 Tower, Kuala Lumpur

KL118, the first building taller than the Petronas Towers proposed in Kuala Lumpur, is being constructed in the vicinity of Plaza Rakyat.

Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower

Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower, Hanoi

Completed as the tallest building in Vietnam, Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower establishes a commanding focal point of the city’s Từ Liêm District.

Menara Telekom

Menara Telekom, Kuala Lumpur

Menara Telekom is shaped to represent a bamboo shoot and features 22 skygardens located every three floors.

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.

One World Trade Center

One World Trade Center, New York City

Part of the ambitious World Trade Center redevelopment, the symbolic 1,776-foot One World Trade Center rises on the northwest corner of the Lower Manhattan site.

Pearl River Tower

Pearl River Tower, Guangzhou

The building’s siting and its evocative curving shape are performance driven, and represent an example of a 21st century tower that responds responsibly to local climactic conditions.

Petronas Towers

Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur

Petronas Towers display a distinctive postmodern style, making it a 21st-century icon for Kuala Lumpur, and the symbol of Malaysia’s success.

Ping An Finance Center

Ping An Finance Center, Shenzhen

Ping An Finance Center is located in the city’s Futian District and represents a new generation of the prototypical Asian skyscraper: very tall, very dense, and hyper-connected.

Q1 Tower

Q1 Tower, Gold Coast

The first supertall building in the southern hemisphere, Q1 also held the title of tallest residential building from it's completion in 2005 until 2011.

Riviera TwinStar Square

Riviera TwinStar Square, Shanghai

This building has a fantastic balance and poise. The towers stand out for the new spatial dimension they give to the “emptiness” that lies between them.

Sapphire Tower

Sapphire Tower, Istanbul

Sapphire Tower brings a fantastic residential building into a downtown business core with sky gardens and "indoor-outdoor" terraces housed within the two skins of the tower.

Shanghai Tower

Shanghai Tower, Shanghai

As the third tower in the trio of supertall buildings at the heart of Shanghai’s new Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone, Shanghai Tower embodies a new prototype for tall buildings.

Shanghai World Financial Center

Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai

The Shanghai World Financial Center has become an icon of Shanghai and China, with its clear and elegant form and revolutionary structural design.

Taipei 101

Taipei 101, Taipei

The world's tallest building from 2004 to 2010 has since reinvented itself with a renovation that achieved LEED Platinum making it one of the world's greenest skyscrapers.

The Bank of America Tower

The Bank of America Tower, New York City

The Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park produces a high level of sustainability within the commercial market place, creating a strong identity for itself.

The Index

The Index, Dubai

The Index is a model for developing sustainable built environments in the Middle East region, as well as other similar climatic environments elsewhere in the world.

The John Hancock Center

The John Hancock Center, Chicago

Over forty years after its completion, the John Hancock Center has established itself as one of the world’s most recognized skyscrapers and an iconic example.

The Legacy at Millennium Park

The Legacy at Millennium Park, Chicago

The buildings narrow design was intended to maximize the views of Lake Michigan and Millennium Park.

The New York Times Building

The New York Times Building, New York City

The New York Times Building is a 1.5-million-SF, 52-story building on Eighth Avenue in Manhattan, anchoring the west side of the redevelopment of Times Square.

The Shard

The Shard, London

The developers of The Shard showed remarkable tenacity in bringing it to fruition.

Tianjin CTF Finance Centre

Tianjin CTF Finance Centre, Tianjin

Located in the Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area, Tianjin CTF Finance Centre features a mix of uses including office space, luxury serviced apartments, and a hotel.

Torre Costanera

Torre Costanera, Santiago

At 300 meters, Torre Costanera is South America's first supertall building and upon completion was the second tallest building in the southern hemisphere behind Q1 in Sydney.

Trump International Hotel & Tower

Trump International Hotel & Tower, Chicago

Urbanistically and architecturally, Trump Tower represents a high standard of contextual design—fitting very well into the city.

Zifeng Tower

Zifeng Tower, Nanjing

The triangulated, serrated façade treatment is interesting, adding depth and texture to the imposing form while allowing natural ventilation throughout.

About Dow Chemical Company

Dow Chemical Company provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of tens of thousands of customers worldwide.

A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, they offer more than 7,000 products and services. Dow's global operations adhere to the American Chemistry Council’s Responsible Care initiative, a stringent set of standards designed to advance the safe and secure management of chemical products and processes.

Learn about their passion for silicon-based technology, as they believe silicone chemistry has the potential to help solve some of the most important challenges facing our world.

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Dow Chemical Company at CTBUH

CTBUH Certifies Lotte Tower as Fifth Tallest Building Worldwide

CTBUH Certifies Lotte Tower as Fifth Tallest Building Worldwide

4 Apr 2017, CTBUH-Related News – CTBUH has recognized the completion of Lotte World Tower, now the…

CTBUH 2016 Conference Silver Sponsor

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

Façade Design Workshop, Shanghai 2014

Façade Design Workshop, Shanghai 2014

16 Sep 2014, Event Report – This workshop focused on incorporating simulation modelling, physical testing and…

Dow Chemical Company at CTBUH

CTBUH Certifies Lotte Tower as Fifth Tallest Building Worldwide
4 Apr 2017, Seoul – CTBUH-Related News
CTBUH has recognized the completion of Lotte World Tower, now the fifth tallest building worldwide at 555 meters.
CTBUH 2016 Conference Silver 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.
Façade Design Workshop, Shanghai 2014
16 Sep 2014, Shanghai – Event Report
This workshop focused on incorporating simulation modelling, physical testing and incorporating data-based parametric design to optimize the efficiency of façade detailing.
CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Silver+ Sponsor
16-19 Sep 2014, Shanghai – Conference Sponsor
The survival of humanity relies on a radical repositioning of our cities to develop them beyond a collection of disparate icons, towards a vision of a Sustainable Vertical Urbanism.
International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Vol. 2 No. 4
Dec 2013, Seoul – CTBUH Publication
The International Journal of High-Rise Buildings, Volume 2: Number 4 includes 8 papers focusing on pure research content and investigations in tall building design.
CTBUH 2013 London Conference Silver Sponsor
11-13 Jun 2013, London – Conference Sponsor
In the midst of two decades of unprecedented tall building development globally, Europe has increasingly embraced the skyscraper, even in cities seen as “anti-tall.”
CTBUH 2012 Shanghai Conference Silver Sponsor
19-21 Sep 2012, Shanghai – Conference Sponsor
That the 21st Century will be the age of the Asian Skyscraper seems indisputable. Already, the past two decades have witnessed a major shift in tall buildings from west to east.
CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference Silver Sponsor
10-12 Oct 2011, Seoul – Conference Sponsor
This conference aimed to shed new light on the meaning and value of tall buildings in the rapidly growing city of Seoul, from the perspectives of green, safety, and humanity.
CTBUH 2009 Chicago Conference Silver Sponsor
22-23 Oct 2009, Chicago – Conference Sponsor
Tall Buildings have enjoyed two decades of unprecedented development. That position is now under threat from the twin challenges of global climate change and a severe recession.

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Iskandar Bendaly

Iskandar Bendaly

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

Lawrence Carbary

Lawrence Carbary

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2012
Midland, United States

Jongmin Kim

Jongmin Kim

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2017
Chicago, United States

CTBUH Leaders at Dow Chemical Company

Iskandar Bendaly

Iskandar Bendaly

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

Lawrence Carbary

Lawrence Carbary

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2012
Midland, United States

Jongmin Kim

Jongmin Kim

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2017
Chicago, United States

Stanley Yee

Stanley Yee

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2014
Portland, United States

Adrienne Bowman-Grittini

Adrienne Bowman-Grittini

CTBUH Annual Conference, Poster Presenter, 2019
Auburn, United States

Sammy Hui

Sammy Hui

CTBUH Annual Conference, Steering Committee, 2016
Hong Kong, China

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CTBUH Resources Involving Dow Chemical Company

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

China Award Winner

Performance of Shadow Boxes in Curtain Wall Assemblies

16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference
Stanley Yee, Dow Corning

2014 Shanghai International Conference - Technical Workshop 03 - Q & A

16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference
Panel Questions & Answers

Interview: Steve Zhou

16 Sep 2014 – 2014 Shanghai Conference Interviews
Steve Zhou, Dow Corning

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Performance of Shadow Boxes in Curtain Wall Assemblies

16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings
Mikkel Kragh, Stanley Yee & Lawrence D. Carbary, Dow Corning; Neil McClellan, HOK

Advanced Structural Silicone Glazing

Dec 2013 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 2 Number 4
Jon Kimberlain & Larry Carbary, Dow Corning; Charles D. Clift & Peter Hutley, Curtain Wall Design and Consulting

Advanced Structural Silicone Glazing

Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai
Jon Kimberlain & Larry Carbary, Dow Corning Corporation; Charles Clift & Peter Hutley, Curtain Wall Design and Consulting, Inc

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Videos

Performance of Shadow Boxes in Curtain Wall Assemblies
16 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Stanley Yee, Dow Corning
As increased urban density needs influence the verticality of our built environment, scales of economy and practical efficiency of curtain wall design and construction constitute a larger proportion of the building envelope systems used on these…
2014 Shanghai International Conference - Technical Workshop 03 - Q & A
16 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Panel Questions & Answers
2014 Shanghai International Conference Technical Workshop 03 Questions & Answers session with speakers Stanley Yee, Dow Corning; Jeffrey Holmes, Woods Bagot; Jörn Teipel, Outokumpu; Patrick Loughran, Goettsch Partners; and Jia Yin, Shanghai Elite…
Interview: Steve Zhou
16 Sep 2014 – 2014 Shanghai Conference Interviews; Steve Zhou, Dow Corning
Steve Zhou of Dow Corning is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2014 CTBUH Shanghai Conference at the Jin Mao Tower.
Advanced Structural Silicone Glazing
19 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Lawrence D. Carbary, Industry Scientist; Dow Corning Corporation
This presentation discussed an advanced engineering evaluation using nonlinear analysis to improve structural silicone glazing (SSG) design in high performance curtain wall systems. High wind pressures often result in bulky SSG profile dimensions.…
Track 4: Material Advances Q & A
19 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Panel Questions & Answers
Track 4 speakers including, Jon Kimberlain and Lawrence Carbary, Dow Corning Corporation; BaoLiGao MengGen, Shenyang Yuanda Aluminum; and Jean-Claude Gerardy, ArcelorMittal take questions from delegates.
Consideration Factors of the Glazing for Supertall Building
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Jinyoung Jung, Dow Corning
Several supertall buildings are coming to Korea, some are under detailed planning for its designing and erection. And as seen the results through the evaluations for locally available structural silicone and weatherproofing sealants, some of them are…

Papers/Research

Performance of Shadow Boxes in Curtain Wall Assemblies
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Mikkel Kragh, Stanley Yee & Lawrence D. Carbary, Dow Corning; Neil McClellan, HOK
As increased urban density needs influence the verticality of our built environment, scales of economy and practical efficiency of curtain wall design and construction constitute a larger proportion of the building envelope systems used on these…
Advanced Structural Silicone Glazing
Dec 2013 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 2 Number 4; Jon Kimberlain & Larry Carbary, Dow Corning; Charles D. Clift & Peter Hutley, Curtain Wall Design and Consulting
This paper presents an advanced engineering technique using finite element analysis to improve structural silicone glazing (SSG) design in high-performance curtain wall systems for building facade. High wind pressures often result in bulky SSG…
Advanced Structural Silicone Glazing
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Jon Kimberlain & Larry Carbary, Dow Corning Corporation; Charles Clift & Peter Hutley, Curtain Wall Design and Consulting, Inc
This paper presents an advanced engineering evaluation to improve structural silicone glazing (SSG) design in high-performance curtain wall systems. High wind pressures often result in bulky SSG profile dimensions. Architectural desire for slender…
Consideration Factors of Glazing for Supertall Building
Oct 2011 – CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Jung Jinyoung, Dow Corning Korea
Many factors need to be considered when glazing super tall structures. Environmental factors such as high temperatures, ultra-violet radiation, inclement weather/high wind loads and even seismic activity all need to be considered when specifying…
An Integrated Design Approach to the Environmental Performance of Buildings
Feb 2001 – CTBUH 2001 6th World Congress, Melbourne; Massimo Colomban & Marc Zobec, Permasteelisa; Mikkel Kragh, Dow Corning
The present paper deals with the complex relationship between architectural intensions, indoor environment, building envelope and environmental systems, energy performance and design process. The development of architecture and the construction…

Dow Chemical Company Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 94 Completed5 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 64 Completed5 Under Constr.
Average Building Age 13 Years
Most Common Function office, 36 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 49 Buildings
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Building Materials
 

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

Tall Buildings Involving Dow Chemical Company

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