Paul De Santis

Goettsch Partners, Principal | Chicago, United States

About

Paul De Santis is a principal and senior project designer at Goettsch Partners. With 18 years of experience, he serves as the lead designer on many of the firm’s projects in China and the U.S. Continually focused on developing the studio culture in both the Chicago and Shanghai offices, he directs designs for office, hotel and mixed-use developments.

Recent work in China includes the 44-story, 370-key Grand Hyatt Dalian; the 19-story, 242-key Hotel Kapok Shenzhen Bay; the 66-story, 174,500-square-meter R&F Yinkai Square mixed-use tower, which features the 208-key Park Hyatt Guangzhou; and the 445-meter-tall Nanning China Resources Center Tower.

CTBUH Roles

Annual Conference, Presenter (Shanghai 2012; China 2016; Middle East 2018)

Videos

11 October 2011

The 300 East Randolph building establishes a new standard for innovation in the Chicago skyline. Responding to the programmatic need to accommodate flexibility for future...

Research

19 September 2012

Paul De Santis & Travis Soberg, Goettsch Partners

The effects of climate change, increased population, and lack of natural resources are global issues. As the world continues to consolidate into regional urban centers,...

Research

19 September 2012

Paul Santis & Travis Soberg, Goettsch Partners

The effects of climate change, increased population, and lack of natural resources are global issues. As the world continues to consolidate into regional urban centers,...