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|July 18, 2014|
|SHANGHAI – CTBUH’s China, Japan and Korea chapters, along with Tongji University (home to the CTBUH Asia Office) organized the 2014 China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum on July 18th. The event brought together over 200 researchers, engineers, and academics to discuss the latest developments in the tall building industry.|
|Antony Wood giving welcoming speech
||Discussion led by Professor Yukio Tamura |
|The forum was held at Tongji University and featured captivating presentations by 10 influential high-rise development experts hailing from China, Japan, South Korea, and Singapore. The theme of this year’s forum was “The Structural Challenges of Super High-Rise Buildings” and featured discussions centered on structural design, structural efficiency, construction technology and materials, and the latest evolution of composite structures. |
CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood was present at the event and gave the welcoming speech during the opening ceremony.
The China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum is a collaborative effort between the International Exchange Committee for Tall Buildings, The Architectural Society of China, CTBUH China, CTBUH Japan, CTBUH Korea, Tongji University, and The International Journal of High-Rise Buildings.
At the conclusion of the forum, the International Exchange Committee, along with delegates from South Korea and Japan, made the decision to hold the 2015 China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum in South Korea.
|Speakers and representatives take the stage at the event (left to right): Chun-tian Li, Peng Liu, CTBUH South Korea Representative Kwang Ryang Chung, Masayoshi Nakai , Richard Liew, CTBUH China Representative Professor Guo Qiang Li, Satoshi Yamada, Jinkoo Kim, Jong Soo Kim ,Yasuyoshi Hitomi, Ken Okada, and Yukio Tamura.|