Ole Scheeren

Buro Ole Scheeren, Principal | Hong Kong, China


Ole Scheeren is a German-born architect and the Principal of Büro Ole Scheeren. His landmark projects shape the way we interact with our cities and generate new social narratives in highly integrative environments. His projects have won numerous awards, including World Building of the Year 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. Recently completed projects include the Guardian Art Center in Beijing, the MahaNakhon Tower in Bangkok, and the mixed-use towers DUO in Singapore.


Awards Best Tall Building Asia Jury (Chair 2021)

Annual Conference, Keynote Speaker (Middle East 2018)

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

Innovation Conference, Speaker (Shenzhen 2019; Chicago 2020)

Awards Symposium, Speaker (2014)

CTBUH Initiatives


22 October 2018

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...


20 October 2018

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

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...