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Featured Buildings Involving BIAD

Qingdao Agora

Qingdao Agora, Qingdao

As a mixed-use development, Qingdao Agora's design is organized around the daily social and economic needs of its inhabitants.

China Zun

China Zun, Beijing

Located in Beijing's Central Business District, the project team aim to use the latest in sustainable technology, materials and engineering concepts.

Jing Mian Xin Cheng Tower

Jing Mian Xin Cheng Tower, Beijing

The textured and woven facade of the Jing Mian Xin Cheng Tower cleverly calls attention to the site's past history as an operating textile market.

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Shenzhen Zhongzhou Holdings Financial Center

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Shenzhen Zhongzhou Holdings Financial Center, Shenzhen

The mixed use building was the first supertall building to be constructed in Shenzhen’s Nanshan District, at the time considered a suburban area in the southwestern part of the city.

CITIC Tower

CITIC Tower, Beijing

Winner of a 2019 Best Tall Building Award of Excellence, this building is integrated into the city’s infrastructure, a hub within a network of pedestrian passages, subways and roadway

Changsha Jinmao Meixi Lake International Plaza

Changsha Jinmao Meixi Lake International Plaza, Changsha

Winner of a 2019 CTBUH Urban Habitat District Scale Award of Excellence, this project mixes squares, indoor atriums, an underground outdoor street to create a permeable space.

About BIAD

The Beijing Institute of Architectural Design . Co. Ltd (BIAD) is a large-scale state-owned architectural design and consulting institute established in October, 1949, following the founding of the People’s Republic of China.

Over the 60 years since its establishment, BIAD has devoted itself to providing high quality design services, thus enjoying a good reputation in the industry. BIAD has also gradually developed its key corporate concept – “Architecture serves society”.

In face of the severe challenges to the design industry at this time, the 2,835 staff of BIAD have realized that it can fully display its comprehensive competitiveness as a large-scale design institute only if it: strengthens its market awareness; earnestly respects the needs of clients; increases its design quality by integrating the resources of the whole institute and even those of home and abroad.

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BIAD 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…

CTBUH Beijing Inaugural Event

CTBUH Beijing Inaugural Event

22 Apr 2015, Event Report – CTBUH Beijing's inaugural event featured presentations: "The New Fire Code on Tall…

CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Silver+ Sponsor

CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Silver+ Sponsor

16-19 Sep 2014, Conference Sponsor – The survival of humanity relies on a radical repositioning of our…

Mei Peng

Mei Peng

CTBUH Skyscraper Center Editorial Board, 2015 – 2016
Beijing, China

Long Ma

Long Ma

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2016
Beijing, China

Shao Weiping

Shao Weiping

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2014
Beijing, China

CTBUH Resources Involving BIAD

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Technical Realization of CITIC Tower Based on High Performance Target

9 Apr 2019 – Shao Weiping, Beijing Institute of Architectural Design

How High Could Beijing Reach?

18 Oct 2016 – Long Ma, Beijing Institute of Architectural Design

China Zun: Shaping the Future Skyline of Beijing

18 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2016 China Conference
Weiping Shao, Beijing Institute of Architectural Design

How High Could Beijing Reach?

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Long Ma, Jing Huang & Cheng Hou, BIAD

China Zun: Shaping the Future Skyline of Beijing

16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings
Weiping Shao, Beijing Institute of Architectural Design

Initial Research of Technical Essentials in Core Design of Skyscrapers

Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai
Lijie Xie, Quansheng Xu & Long Ma, Beijing Institute of Architectural Design

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Papers/Research

How High Could Beijing Reach?
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Long Ma, Jing Huang & Cheng Hou, BIAD
Can we still save our city? How high can buildings in Beijing arise? Beijing has so many ancient buildings; can they coexist harmoniously with skyscrapers? This essay will present the results of our research through the following four aspects: The…
China Zun: Shaping the Future Skyline of Beijing
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Weiping Shao, Beijing Institute of Architectural Design
Due to the site location, China Zun has been a high-profile project from the very beginning. The new height of 528m would make the China Zun the new landmark for the historical city of Beijing without any doubt. This paper will present the China Zun…
Initial Research of Technical Essentials in Core Design of Skyscrapers
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Lijie Xie, Quansheng Xu & Long Ma, Beijing Institute of Architectural Design
The design and research of high-rise building cores have always persisted throughout the design circle of each supertall building. Based on skyscraper projects the authors have worked on in recent years, there are several key points which should be…
Haihang International Plaza, Tower A, Main Building’s Supertall Structural Design
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Fujiang Xu & Ping Sheng, Beijing Institute of Architectural Design
The Main Building of Tower A of the Haihang International Plaza is a 54-story out-of-code supertall structure which uses a CFST (Concrete-Filled Steel Tube) structure and a set of outriggers in level 17, 32 and 51 with circular trusses to enhance the…

BIAD Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 16 Completed1 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 2 Completed
Average Building Age 6 Years
Most Common Function office, 14 Buildings
Most Common Material Composite, 10 Buildings
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All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.

Tall Buildings Involving BIAD