Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Delegation of Chinese Architects and Landscape Architects Visit CTBUH Headquarters
January 19, 2015
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In collaboration with the U.S. State Department's International Visitor Leadership Program, the Illinois Institute of Technology’s (IIT) PhD Program in Architecture hosted a delegation of nine Chinese architects and landscape architects. Michelangelo Sabatino, Professor and Director of the PhD Program in Architecture, and Professor Emeritus Kevin Harrington delivered brief lectures to the delegates. Peng Du, PhD Candidate and CTBUH Research Assistant, took the opportunity to present his PhD research on the sustainability implications of urban high-rise vs. suburban low-rise living and the results of the CTBUH high-rise design studio he taught in collaboration with Tongji University.
Chinese architects and landscape architects visit the CTBUH Headquarters.

Following the lectures and a brief discussion, Peng led the delegation to the CTBUH offices. There, Peng introduced the mission and history of the Council, touching on the various initiatives taking place in China, including the creation of the China Office at Tongji University and the recent China conferences. The delegation showed great interest in CTBUH conferences and research projects. Each member received a package of CTBUH materials, including the 2012 Post-Conference Report. After the office visit, the delegation was given a tour of IIT campus, including S. R. Crown Hall and McCormick Tribune Campus Center.
Delegates took photos of the building models displayed throughout the CTBUH office. Delegates received a package of informative CTBUH materials.
Name Position Company
Yijie Mo Vice Chief Architect Architectural Design and Research Branch, Guangdong Province, Shenzhen Branch
Zhanyu Zou Group Vice President/General Manager of G.Z Branch &S.H Branch Capol International & Associates Group
Sixiang Huang Director, Planning Department and Integrated Technology Department Perceptron Design
Qunxiong Zhou General Manager PIA Architecture
Shan Li Architectural Manager Poly Commercial Real Estate Investment & Management
Ting Ng Subdecanal Pubang Landscape Architecture
Jingfeng Ye Director, Dean Pubang Landscape Architecture
Songmin Liu Vice President SPI Landscape Design
Peng Qin Vice President SPI Landscape Design