About

Mr. Gu Jianping is the Board Member and the General Manager of Shanghai Tower Construction and Development Co., Ltd.
Mr. Gu graduated from Tongji University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture and has an EMBA degree from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS). Mr. Gu is Professorate Senior Engineer and has gained the national honorary titles.
Since 2006, Mr. Gu started the project for planning Shanghai Tower and has been in charge of the construction and now operation of this world’s second tallest building and China’s tallest one, with a height of 632 meters and 578,000 sq. meters. He is highly regarded as an international authority in the field of real estate development and management, especially for skyscrapers. Mr. Gu has been the recipients of numerous grants and rewards.

CTBUH Designated Expert

CTBUH Roles

China Awards Technical Jury (2016)

Annual Conference, Keynote Speaker (Shanghai 2012; Shanghai 2014)

Annual Conference, Presenter (China 2016)

China Awards Symposium, Speaker (2016)

Videos

03 November 2016

2016 Awards - Session 3 Q&A

Alexander Durst, Chief Development Officer, The Durst Organization; Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Partner, Bjarke Ingels Group; Jianping Gu, General Manager, Shanghai Tower C&D; Grant Uhlir, Managing Director,...

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Research

17 October 2016

Cities to Megacities: Perspectives

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...

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Research

26 October 2015

Shanghai Tower: Building a Green, Vertical City in the Heart of Shanghai

Jianping Gu, Shanghai Tower Construction & Development Co., Ltd.

The Shanghai Tower establishes a new paradigm for tall buildings and vertical urbanism. Innovation and new technology play a strong role in the superlative aesthetic,...

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