Peng Du

CTBUH, Director, China Office | Austin, 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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CTBUH Roles

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

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

Videos

10 April 2019

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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....

Research

01 August 2020

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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...

Research

02 June 2017

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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...