Ole Scheeren

Awards Urban Habitat Jury

Büro Ole Scheeren, Principal | Hong Kong, China


Ole Scheeren is a German-born architect and principal of Büro Ole Scheeren. His landmark projects shape the way we interact with our cities and generate new social narratives through a bold vision of architecture as highly connective and integrative environments.

His projects have won numerous awards, including the CTBUH Urban Habitat Award 2021 for DUO in Singapore, the World Building of the Year Award 2015 and the CTBUH Urban Habitat Award 2014 for The Interlace in Singapore, as well as the global CTBUH Best Tall Building Award 2013 for the CCTV Headquarters in Beijing.

Highlighting the need for transformative solutions to the challenges facing contemporary society, Ole Scheeren’s architecture is characterized by a 25 year commitment to grounding his creative vision in highly successful realized projects, including the completion of three major developments in 2018: MahaNakhon in…

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Awards Urban Habitat Jury (2022)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Shanghai 2012; Shanghai 2014; New York 2015)

Awards Best Tall Building Asia Jury (Chair 2021)

Annual Conference, Keynote Speaker (Middle East 2018)

Innovation Conference, Speaker (Shenzhen 2019; Chicago 2020)

CTBUH Initiatives


22 October 2018

The Skyscraper as Social Organism

As hyper-growth increasingly calls for high-density living and working, we need to rethink the skyscraper, not as a hermetic, isolated landmark, but as a building...


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20 October 2018

Polycentric Cities: The Future of Vertical Urbanism

CTBUH 2018 Conference Speakers

As we approach the new normality of cities housing 10 million or more inhabitants, those best positioned for the future are evolving along polycentric, multi-nodal...


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26 October 2015

Bangkok Rising

Ole Scheeren, Buro Ole Scheeren

As architecture keeps expanding vertically, with the skyscraper having long become the predominant typology of architectural production in most geographic regions of hyper-growth, we need...


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