Peng Du

CTBUH, China Office Director | Austin, United States

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Dr. Peng Du is currently the Vice President of Academic Affairs & Strategic Initiatives at the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), and Visiting Assistant Professor in the College of Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT CoA).

Dr. Du has been managing CTBUH China initiatives as CTBUH China Office Director since 2017, including office operations, memberships, China-based international and national conferences, China Awards Program, local events, publications, etc.

As a Visiting Assistant Professor at IIT CoA and Academic Coordinator at CTBUH, Dr. Du has been involved in teaching and coordinating numerous studios and seminars on tall buildings and sustainable cities, as well as developing proposed/on-going research projects. He served as a final selection juror for CTBUH International Research Seed Funding in 2016 and 2017, and first-round juror for the CTBUH…

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CTBUH Roles

CTBUH Staff, China Office, Director (2017 – Present)

Tall Building Academic & Teaching Committee, Co-Chair (2018 – Present)

Videos

10 April 2019

As the ever-changing skylines of cities across the world show, tall buildings are an increasingly important solution for accommodating sustainable growth in today’s urban areas....

Research

01 March 2021

Jiaqi Qu, CTBUH; Zhendong Wang, Tongji University; Peng Du, Texas Tech University,

Since 2006, the number of completed high-rise buildings over 200 meters have increased rapidly. Although there were some short-term cyclical troughs, the overall trend has...

Research

01 August 2020

Antony Wood, Peng Du & Daniel Safarik, CTBUH

For more than a century, architects and urban visionaries have foretold of three-dimensional cities, with tall buildings linked by skybridges forming a new kind of...