Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

About Shui On

The Shui On Group, founded in 1971 by its chairman Mr. Vincent H. S. Lo, is principally engaged in property development, construction and construction materials with interests in Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland. The Group's corporate culture and long term objectives are based on its commitment to quality, innovation and excellence.

In 1997 the construction and construction materials businesses were grouped under SOCAM Development Limited (SOCAM) (HKSE: 983) which was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in February of the same year. Today, SOCAM is principally engaged in property, construction and cement investment.

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Shui On Connected Global News

Can Hong Kong’s Innovation Tower Inspire the City’s Architects?

Can Hong Kong’s Innovation Tower Inspire the City’s Architects?

26 Feb 2015, Hong Kong – In the thick of Hong Kong's concrete jungle lies the Jockey Club Innovation Tower at…

Hadid’s Hong Kong Tower Opens

Hadid’s Hong Kong Tower Opens

15 May 2014, Hong Kong – Zaha Hadid’s Jockey Club Innovation Tower at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University…

Construction Closes on Innovation Tower

Construction Closes on Innovation Tower

25 Nov 2013, Hong Kong – Construction of Hong Kong Polytechnic University's Jockey Club Innovation Tower…

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Can Hong Kong’s Innovation Tower Inspire the City’s Architects?
26 Feb 2015 – Hong Kong, China
In the thick of Hong Kong's concrete jungle lies the Jockey Club Innovation Tower at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, which has become a welcoming home for design…
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Hadid’s Hong Kong Tower Opens
15 May 2014 – Hong Kong, China
Zaha Hadid’s Jockey Club Innovation Tower at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University recently celebrated its opening day. The 15-story building has the capacity for 1,450…
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Construction Closes on Innovation Tower
25 Nov 2013 – Hong Kong, China
Construction of Hong Kong Polytechnic University's Jockey Club Innovation Tower, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA), has completed. The 15-story building is ZHA's…
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ZHA Hong Kong Innovation Tower Tops Out
9 Oct 2012 – Hong Kong, China
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HKPU) has topped-out the 76-meter-tall Zaha Hadid-designed Jockey Club Innovation Tower. On completion, Innovation Tower will be…

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Shui On at CTBUH

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…

Whirlwind Tour Stirs Up More Interest in Shanghai Conference

7-13 Mar 2014, Tour Report – On a second intensive journey inside six months, Executive Director Antony Wood…

Albert Chan

Albert Chan

CTBUH Advisory Group, 2016 – Present
Shanghai, China

CTBUH Resources Involving Shui On

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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Interview: Wuhan Tiandi

3 Nov 2016 – 2016 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews
Ellen Lou, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

CTBUH Video Interview – Albert Chan

18 Oct 2016 – 2016 China Conference Interviews
Albert Chan, Shui On Land Limited

Alternatives to Supertall Super-Density: Human-Scaled Neighborhoods Within the Megacity

18 Oct 2016 – CTBUH 2016 China Conference
Albert Chan, Shui On Land Limited

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Fusing History and Height in Modern China

1 Feb 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue I
Albert Chan, Shui On Group

Alternatives to Supertall Super-Density: Human-Scaled Neighborhoods Within the Megacity

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Albert Chan, Shui On Group

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014

Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue I
Daniel Safarik, Antony Wood, Marty Carver & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH

Videos

Interview: Wuhan Tiandi
3 Nov 2016 – 2016 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Ellen Lou, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Ellen Lou, Director of Urban Design and Planning, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, is interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the 2016 CTBUH Urban Habitat Award Winner, Wuhan Tiandi Site A, Wuhan, during the 2016 CTBUH Awards Symposium at the Illinois…
CTBUH Video Interview – Albert Chan
18 Oct 2016 – 2016 China Conference Interviews; Albert Chan, Shui On Land Limited
Albert Chan of Shui On Land Limited is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2016 CTBUH China Conference. Albert discusses the master planning of the Wuhan Tiandi project.
Alternatives to Supertall Super-Density: Human-Scaled Neighborhoods Within the Megacity
18 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Albert Chan, Shui On Land Limited
Tuesday October 18, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Albert Chan of Shui On Group, presents at the 2016 China Conference Session 6a: Public Realm. The explosive urban growth of China has defied almost every prior notion of human scale. Considering the fact…
Public Realm Q&A
18 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Javier Quintana de Una, IDOM; Albert Chan, Shui on Land Limited; James Parakh, City of Toronto Planning Department; Martin Henn, Henn
Tuesday October 18, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Javier Quintana de Una, IDOM; Albert Chan, Shui on Land Limited; James Parakh, City of Toronto Planning Department; Martin Henn, HENN, answer questions at the end of the 2016 China Conference Session 6a:…

Papers/Research

Fusing History and Height in Modern China
1 Feb 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue I; Albert Chan, Shui On Group
Albert Chan is the Director of Development Planning and Design at Shui On Land, based in Shanghai. Shui On Land is the developer of several successful “Tiandi” (“heaven and earth”) mixed-use projects throughout China. Its Wuhan Tiandi project…
Alternatives to Supertall Super-Density: Human-Scaled Neighborhoods Within the Megacity
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Albert Chan, Shui On Group
The explosive urban growth of China has defied almost every prior notion of human scale. Considering the fact that the nation has more than 150 cities of 1 million or more people, and plans to move some 250 million additional people into cities in…
Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue I; Daniel Safarik, Antony Wood, Marty Carver & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH
An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in building functions and structural materials.

Shui On Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 7 Completed7 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings None • 2 Under Constr.
Average Building Age 10 Years
Most Common Function office, 8 Buildings
Most Common Material Composite, 4 Buildings
Building Functions
 
Building Materials
 

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