Ole Scheeren

Awards Innovation Jury

Büro Ole Scheeren, Principal | Hong Kong, China

About

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. Ole Scheeren is Büro Ole Scheeren’s chief designer and responsible for steering the company’s business, creative vision and strategic development. 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 for The Interlace in Singapore, as well as the CTBUH Best Tall Building Worldwide 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…

See more

Ole Scheeren

CTBUH Roles

Awards Innovation Jury (2024)

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

Videos

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...

Login

You must be a CTBUH Member to view this resource.

View all

Research

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...

Login

You must be a CTBUH Member to view this resource.

View all

Research

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...

Login

You must be a CTBUH Member to view this resource.

View all

30 September 2020

CAC Live: Reimagining the Skyscraper with Ole Scheeren

Ole Scheeren will illuminate how Buro Ole Scheeren Group is helping re-imagine the form and function of skyscrapers around the world.

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...

26 October 2015

Bangkok Rising

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...

26 October 2015

2015 New York Conference - Session 1d - Q&A

Ole Scheeren, Buro Ole Scheeren and Yuki Ikeguchi, Kengo Kuma and Associates, answer questions at the end of 2015 New York Conference Session 1d: The...

06 November 2014

2014 Awards - Session 1 Q&A

Dr. Peter Irwin, Founding Partner, RWDI Consulting Engineers, Michael Adlerstein, Assistant Secretary-General & Executive Director, United Nations Capital Master Plan, John Gering, Managing Partner, HLW...

06 November 2014

CTBUH Urban Habitat Award: Rethinking the Urban Habitat: The Interlace

The Interlace is a apartment complex consisting of 31 apartment blocks stacked in hexagonal arrangements around eight large-scale, permeable courtyards. The stacking of the volumes...

06 November 2014

Interview: The Interlace

Tiang Wah Eng, Vice-President, Design Management, CapitaLand, and Ole Scheeren, Principal, Büro Ole Scheeren, are interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the Best Tall Building Urban...

17 September 2014

Monthly Video: Five Minutes with Ole Scheeren

Ole Scheeren of Büro Ole Scheeren is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2014 CTBUH Shanghai Conference at the Jin Mao Tower. Ole talks about...

17 September 2014

2014 Shanghai International Conference - Session 02 - Q & A

2014 Shanghai International Conference Session 02 Questions & Answers session with speakers Craig Gibbons, Arup, Ole Scheeren, Büro Ole Scheeren, and Yosuke Hayano, MAD Architects.

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...

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...

16 September 2014

Space Formations

Ole Scheeren, Büro Ole Scheeren

As architecture keeps expanding vertically – with ever taller buildings to emerge across the world, and with the skyscraper having long become the predominant typology...

21 September 2012

Asia Agenda

Ole Scheeren, Büro Ole Scheeren

With Asia’s unparalleled and continued pace of growth fueled by economic development, the world order has shifted eastwards, and China has risen as the defining...