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Featured Buildings Involving Rider Levett Bucknall

Chifley Tower

Chifley Tower, Sydney

Originally completed in 1992, Chifley Tower underwent an overhaul of its key building systems and services to deliver vastly improved performance, energy efficiency, and reliability.

Eton Place Dalian

Eton Place Dalian, Dalian

Eton Place Dalian is located on a six-hectare site in the central city and features a mix of uses including office, hotel, retail, entertainment, convention, SOHO, and residential.

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.

Jockey Club Innovation Tower

Jockey Club Innovation Tower, Hong Kong

The Jockey Club Innovation Tower is a new school of design building for the Hong Kong Polytechnic University which offers a creative and multidisciplinary environment.

Kingtown International Center

Kingtown International Center, Nanjing

This tower uses a distinctive external bracing system, which creates more efficient lateral support, requiring less steel and an overall 20% reduction in building material.

Lotte World Tower

Lotte World Tower, Seoul

Taking inspiration from traditional Korean art forms in the design of the various interior spaces, the sleek tapered form will stand out from the city's rocky mountainous topography.

Marina Bay Sands

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

The 929,000-square meter Marina Bay Sands is conceived as not just a mere building project, but as a city microcosm rooted in Singapore’s culture, climate, and contemporary life.

One Island East

One Island East, Hong Kong

In order to accommodate its supertall height, One Island East features 28 high-speed passenger lifts, six high-speed shuttle lifts, and one passenger lift.

PARKROYAL on Pickering

PARKROYAL on Pickering, Singapore

In PARKROYAL on Pickering the green strategies work together in a way that is both operationally sound and aesthetically captivating.

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.

Republic Plaza

Republic Plaza, Singapore

This building was built incorporating earthquake-proof features, with a chamfered square floor plan that continues to taper as it rises, reducing wind loads.

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.

The Masterpiece

The Masterpiece, Hong Kong

This 257 meter tall skyscraper is home to the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, along with 345 residential units.

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.

About Rider Levett Bucknall

Rider Levett Bucknall is an independent, global property and construction practice with over 3,500 people in more than 120 offices across Asia, Oceania, Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Americas. Services provided include Cost Management, Project Management and Advisory Services.

The firm is committed to delivering high quality outcomes through advice focused on the cost, quality and sustainability of the built environment.

The Practice can trace its roots back to the 18th century and prides itself on its dedication to customer care and leading edge, quality service provision.

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Rider Levett Bucknall at CTBUH

Calculating Floor Areas in Skyscrapers Workshop

Calculating Floor Areas in Skyscrapers Workshop

29 Oct 2017, Event Report – The day before the CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference, delegates gathered for the…

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…

Ping An Finance Center Now Fourth Tallest Building in the World

Ping An Finance Center Now Fourth Tallest Building in the World

27 Mar 2017, CTBUH-Related News – CTBUH has certified the completion of Ping An Finance Center. At 599…

Rider Levett Bucknall at CTBUH

Calculating Floor Areas in Skyscrapers Workshop
29 Oct 2017, Sydney – Event Report
The day before the CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference, delegates gathered for the Calculating Floor Areas in Skyscrapers Workshop.
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.
Ping An Finance Center Now Fourth Tallest Building in the World
27 Mar 2017, Shenzhen – CTBUH-Related News
CTBUH has certified the completion of Ping An Finance Center. At 599 meters it is the tallest building in Shenzhen, second tallest in China, and fourth tallest worldwide.
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.

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Stephen Y.F. Lai

Stephen Y.F. Lai

CTBUH Advisory Group, 2015 – 2018
Hong Kong, China

Nicholas Ferrara

Nicholas Ferrara

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2017
Sydney, Australia

Kenneth Kwan

Kenneth Kwan

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2014

CTBUH Resources Involving Rider Levett Bucknall

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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CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Session 6c: Economic Considerations Q&A

18 Oct 2016 – CTBUH 2016 China Conference
Eric Lee, JLL; Stephen Y.F. Lai, Rider Levett Bucknall; Jason Barr, Rutgers University; Brian Rignley, Woods Bagot

Major Issues for the Implementation of an Effective Cost Management for Super High-Rise Buildings

18 Oct 2016 – CTBUH 2016 China Conference
Stephen Y.F. Lai, Rider Levett Bucknall

Cost Planning and Control of Tall Buildings: The Case of Ping An Finance Center

17 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference
Kenneth Kwan, Rider Levett Bucknall

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Sustainable Design and Its Cost: Case Study of Nanning China Resources Tower

Dec 2017 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 6 Number 4
Stephen Y. F. Lai, Rider Levett Bucknall Limited

Major Issues for the Implementation of an Effective Cost Management for Super High-Rise Buildings

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Stephen Lai & Wei Qing Wang, Rider Levett Bucknall

Cost Planning and Control

16 Sep 2014 – Ping An Finance Center: In Detail
Kenneth Kwan, Rider Levett Bucknall Ltd.

Videos

CTBUH 2016 China Conference - Session 6c: Economic Considerations Q&A
18 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Eric Lee, JLL; Stephen Y.F. Lai, Rider Levett Bucknall; Jason Barr, Rutgers University; Brian Rignley, Woods Bagot
Tuesday October 18, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Eric Lee of JLL; Stephen Y.F. Lai of Rider Levett Bucknall; Jason Barr of Rutgers University; Brian Rignley of Woods Bagot answer questions at the end of 2016 China Conference Session 6c: Economic…
Major Issues for the Implementation of an Effective Cost Management for Super High-Rise Buildings
18 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Stephen Y.F. Lai, Rider Levett Bucknall
Tuesday October 18, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Stephen Y.F. Lai of Rider Levett Bucknall presents at the 2016 China Conference Session 6c: Economic Considerations. Developers of super high-rise buildings in China often engage international designers…
Cost Planning and Control of Tall Buildings: The Case of Ping An Finance Center
17 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Kenneth Kwan, Rider Levett Bucknall
For tall buildings to be financially viable, effective cost planning and control of construction costs is essential in determining project feasibility. As demonstrated in the construction of the Ping An Finance Center, this involves correctly…
2014 Shanghai International Conference - Ping An Tower Room, Session 1 - Q & A
17 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Panel Questions & Answers
2014 Shanghai International Conference Ping An Tower Room, Session 1 Questions & Answers session with speakers Wai Ming (Thomas) Tsang, Shenzhen Ping An Finance Center Construction & Development Co., Ltd., David Malott, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates…

Papers/Research

Sustainable Design and Its Cost: Case Study of Nanning China Resources Tower
Dec 2017 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 6 Number 4; Stephen Y. F. Lai, Rider Levett Bucknall Limited
Sustainability is becoming more and more important in our everyday lives. Thus, it is apparent that more sustainable initiatives are incorporated in a building design concept to reduce operation costs and environmental impacts. However, will the…
Major Issues for the Implementation of an Effective Cost Management for Super High-Rise Buildings
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Stephen Lai & Wei Qing Wang, Rider Levett Bucknall
Developers of super high-rise buildings in China often engage international designers for preliminary and schematic design, while Local Design Institutes in China are responsible for the design of the construction drawings. The construction drawings…
Cost Planning and Control
16 Sep 2014 – Ping An Finance Center: In Detail; Kenneth Kwan, Rider Levett Bucknall Ltd.
This chapter looks at the major cost drivers of tall buildings such as the overall design planning, foundation and substructure, structure, façade, architectural works, interior fitting out, elevator provision, building services, etc. With advanced…

Rider Levett Bucknall Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 51 Completed15 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 11 Completed5 Under Constr.
Average Building Age 9 Years
Most Common Function office, 32 Buildings
Most Common Material Composite, 38 Buildings
Building Functions
 
Building Materials
 

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

Tall Buildings Involving Rider Levett Bucknall

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