Peng Du

CTBUH China Office Board Member

CTBUH, China Office Director | Philadelphia, United States

About

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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Peng Du

CTBUH Designated Expert

CTBUH Roles

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

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

Annual Conference, Presenter (Shanghai 2014; Australia 2017; Chicago 2019)

Videos

10 April 2019

The Future of Cities

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....

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Research

01 March 2021

Comparative Study on the Development Trends of High-rise Buildings Above 200 Meters in China, th

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...

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Research

01 August 2020

Skybridges: State of the Art

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...

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6 February 2020

CTBUH Chairman to Keynote Egypt 2020 Skyscraper Conference

After the success of the 2019 Egypt's Skyscrapers Conference in Cairo, CTBUH is pleased to support the country's next skyscrapers conference from 27–29 of February.

7 November 2019

CTBUH China: Smart City, Intelligent Building

This CTBUH International Symposium brings together innovators from the fields of information technology, architectural design, structural technology, materials and equipment, and more.

31 July 2019

Skybridges Research Team Visits Major Projects in China, Malaysia

Three researchers from the CTBUH Skybridges Research Team visited four key skybridge-linked projects in Shenzhen, Chongqing, Beijing, and Kuala Lumpur.

18 July 2019

CTBUH Holds Half-Day Skybridges Symposium

More than 100 attendees gathered at Linked Hybrid for a symposium held in conjunction with the forthcoming skybridge research project, “Bringing the Horizontal Into the Vertical Realm.”

18 July 2019

Skybridges: Bringing the Horizontal into the Vertical Realm

Join CTBUH for a half-day symposium at one of the world’s most significant skybridge-linked projects, Beijing’s Linked Hybrid.

13 July 2019

Sustainable Development of Construction Engineering Conference

Join CTBUH for a conference exploring major academic theories and engineering practice issues on super high-rise construction technology.

10 April 2019

The Future of Cities

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....

31 October 2017

Downtown High-Rise vs. Suburban Low-Rise Living: A Pilot Study on Urban Sustainability

The presentation covered a significant research project conducted by CTBUH that investigates and compares the sustainability of people’s lifestyles in multiple key areas from environmental...

17 September 2014

CTBUH Research Project: The Sustainability Implications of Urban + Suburban Locations – Initial Report

It is widely accepted that the concentration of people in denser cities – sharing space, infrastructure, and facilities – offers much greater energy efficiency than...

01 March 2021

Comparative Study on the Development Trends of High-rise Buildings Above 200 Meters in China, th

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...

01 August 2020

Skybridges: State of the Art

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...

02 June 2017

Dense Downtown vs. Suburban Dispersed: A Pilot Study on Urban Sustainability

Antony Wood & Peng Du, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

This paper presents the initial findings of a ground-breaking two-year CTBUH-funded research project investigating the real environmental and social sustainability of people’s lifestyles in a...

17 October 2016

Dense Downtown vs. Suburban Dispersed: A Pilot Study on Urban Sustainability

Antony Wood & Peng Du, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

This paper presents the initial findings of a ground-breaking two-year CTBUH-funded research project investigating the real environmental and social sustainability of people’s lifestyles in a...

22 October 2015

Tall Buildings as Extensions Of Urban Infrastructure and Vitality

Peng Du, CTBUH; Zhendong Wang, Tongji University; Elie Gamburg, KPF

This paper reviews the 2014 Network 3D High-Rise Design Studio, which was undertaken by the College of Architecture and Urban Planning (CAUP), Tongji University, with...

16 September 2014

CTBUH Research Project: The Sustainability Implications of Urban + Suburban Locations – Initial Report

Peng Du & Antony Wood, CTBUH

It is widely accepted that the concentration of people in denser cities – sharing space, infrastructure, and facilities – offers much greater energy efficiency than...