Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
CTBUH Shanghai YPC Holds Inaugural Meeting
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August 3, 2017

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SHANGHAI –  On August 3, the CTBUH Shanghai Young Professionals Committee (YPC) held its first board meeting at the Shanghai office of Gensler. After an introduction by CTBUH China Office Director & Academic Coordinator Dr. Peng Du, explaining the CTBUH YPC and its objectives to attendees, the newly formed committee discussed goals for 2017 and 2018, and established policies and procedures that will govern the Shanghai YPC.
Committee members engage in discussion.
The Shanghai YPC will act as an avenue for the local community to discuss the evolving role of tall buildings in the city and its impact on the urban environment. The committee will organize events, conduct educational outreach to local universities, and engage the Shanghai community in building tours, group discussions, and various other activities.

Several exciting events are already in the works for the coming months, so keep an eye on the CTBUH events calendar and CTBUH China region page for the latest news. To get involved with the Shanghai YPC, please send an email to CTBUH China Office Director & Academic Coordinator Dr. Peng Du at
The group poses for a photo in the Gensler Shanghai Office (from left to right): Haojiang Liu (ISA), Bin Pan (SOM), Xia Ai (CCDI), Yong Ding (KPF), Joe Fan (Gensler), Peng Du (CTBUH), Roady Chan (JLL), and Kai Zhang (UTC).

CTBUH Shanghai Young Professionals Committee Members:
     Yong Ding, Shanghai Office Director, KPF
     Joe Fan, Principal / Technical Director, Gensler
     Zhizhe Yu, Shanghai Office Director, AI.
     Xia Ai, Research Director, CCDI
     Roady Chan, Local Director, JLL
     Quanhong Li, Vice President, CallisonRTKL
     Haojiang Liu, Chief Architect, ISA
     Mu Li, Executive Director, Ping An Real Estate
     Bin Pan, Senior Structural Engineer, SOM
     Zhendong Wang, Associate Professor, Tongji University
     Honglei Wu, Vice Chief Engineer, Technical Development Department, TJAD
     Kai Zhang, Senior Research Engineer, UTC