Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

About MVRDV

MVRDV is one of the most innovative architectural practices in the world, with offices in Rotterdam, Shanghai and Paris and 250 architects, designers, urban planners and service staff who develop projects in a multi-disciplinary, iterative, collaborative design process involving rigorous technical and creative investigations. These have resulted in a range of building types, urban plans and conceptual visions in 45 countries, and extends to research, publications and exhibitions.
MVRDV pursues a fascination for radical, investigative spatial research focusing on the urban landscape, the public realm, and the influence of architecture on the everyday lives of its inhabitants and users. Their research-based approach drives spatial innovation in the fields of architecture, urbanism and landscape design, with a focus on the social and environmental integration and impacts of buildings. The results are exemplary, outspoken projects, which enable our cities and landscapes develop towards a greener, more sustainable and attractive future.

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MVRDV at CTBUH

CTBUH Berlin Event 2019: Urban Densification

18 Sep 2019, Event Report – The latest CTBUH Berlin Event addressed the question of how architects and…

CTBUH Israel’s Tel Aviv Regional Conference

CTBUH Israel’s Tel Aviv Regional Conference

13-15 Nov 2017, Event Report – The city of Tel Aviv was honored to host the CTBUH Tel Aviv Regional Conference…

Winy Maas

Winy Maas

CTBUH Annual Conference, Keynote Speaker, 2016
Rotterdam, Netherlands

CTBUH Resources Involving MVRDV

What’s Next?: How Do We Make Vertical Urban Design?

18 Oct 2016 – CTBUH 2015 New York Conference
Winy Maas, MVRDV

Tall Buildings and Context: Appropriate High Rise Vernaculars

18 Oct 2016 – CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai
Timothy Johnson, NBBJ; Yansong Ma, MAD Architects; Winy Maas, MVRDV; Yan Meng, Urbanus; Patrik Schumacher, Zaha Hadid Architects; Jerry Yin, SOHO China Co. Ltd.

CTBUH 2016 China Conference Plenary 3: Cities to Megacities: The Future Q & A

18 Oct 2016 – CTBUH 2016 China Conference
Carol Willis, The Skyscraper Museum; Chao (Ivan) Wan, Tencent Holdings Ltd, Jonathan Ward, NBBJ; Stefano Boeri, Stefano Boeri Architetti; Winy Maas, MVRDV

What’s Next?: How Do We Make Vertical Urban Design?

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Winy Mass, MVRDV

Cities to Megacities: Perspectives

Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV
CTBUH 2016 Conference Speakers

Interview: Winy Maas, MVRDV

Jun 2010 – CTBUH Journal, 2010 Issue II
Winy Maas, MVRDV

Papers/Research

What’s Next?: How Do We Make Vertical Urban Design?
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Winy Mass, MVRDV
It seems sometimes as if the further away from the ground we rise, the more architectonic and less urban our buildings become. Skyscrapers have always been about power, but they should also be about society. As our global society increasingly becomes…
Cities to Megacities: Perspectives
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV; CTBUH 2016 Conference Speakers
The CTBUH 2016 International Conference is being held in the three cities of the Pearl River Delta, the world’s largest “megacity,” projected to have 120 million inhabitants by 2050. The conference brings together some of the leading thinkers on…
Interview: Winy Maas, MVRDV
Jun 2010 – CTBUH Journal, 2010 Issue II; Winy Maas, MVRDV
The urban future of Chinese cities could take the shape of supersized parabolic structures in and around current cities. Imagine a range of various green hills with apartments and spacious terraces in the shell filled with industry and technology.

Tall Buildings Involving MVRDV