Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat


The School of Architecture, with more than 80 years of history, is one of the earliest schools established at South China University of Technology (SCUT). SCUT used to be named Xiang Qin University, founded in 1932, with the Technology Institute of National Sun Yet-sen University merged into the school in 1938.

The School of Architecture was set up in 1997 with majors of Architecture, Civil Engineering,and the Architecture Design Institute of SCUT (the class-A architecture design institute of China founded in 1979).

The School of Architecture has an engaged faculty with high comprehensive quality, knowledge, skill, and great dedication to teaching and to research. It boasts a qualified faculty of over 134 full-time teachers and researchers, including 81 full professors and associate professors.

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2016 Quiz Answers Revealed, Winner Announced!

29 Nov 2016, Conference Activity – See the answers to the CTBUH 2016 Conference Quiz and congratulations…

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…

Jingtang He

Jingtang He

CTBUH Annual Conference, Co-Chair, 2016

Yang Ni

Yang Ni

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2016
Shenzhen, China

CTBUH Resources Involving ADRISCUT

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.


Award of Excellence

CTBUH 2016 China Conference Plenary 4: Guangzhou Developments Q & A

19 Oct 2016 – CTBUH 2016 China Conference
Eddie Chung, New World Development Company Ltd; Qifeng Yuan, Sun Yat-Sen University; Florence Chan, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; Yang Ni, Architectural Design & Research Institute of South China Univ

ADRISCUT Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 13 Completed
300m+ Buildings 5 Completed
Average Building Age 8 Years
Most Common Function office, 6 Buildings
Most Common Material Composite, 6 Buildings
Building Functions
Building Materials

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