Silas Chiow

SOM, Director (China) | Hong Kong, China


Silas Chiow has served as SOM China Director since 2003. In this capacity, he spearheads the firm’s overall strategic objectives in the region in coordination with U.S.-based managing and design partners. Chiow draws on more than 25 years’ experience as an architect, urban planner and project manager to help clients successfully define their goals and requirements for projects ranging from large-scale master plans and mixed-use districts, to high-performance buildings in multiple market sectors. Chiow is also an exponent of innovative and sustainable design solutions that address the unique challenges of each site, and create value for the environment over generations.

Silas Chiow


Annual Conference, Steering Committee (China 2016)

29 January 2019

CTBUH China Hosts Smart Technology Symposium

CTBUH China hosted a symposium which explored the development of smart offices, addressing challenges brought by rapid technological advancements and growing populations.

17 October 2017

Sustainable Vertical Urbanism Forum

The College of Architecture and Urban Planning (CAUP) at Tongji University and CTBUH China will co-organize a one-day symposium on Sustainable Vertical Urbanism on Tuesday, October 17.

16 May 2016

2016 Conference Steering Meeting

Preparations for the upcoming CTBUH 2016 Conference are now significantly advancing, following a Steering Committee meeting in Hong Kong.

20 January 2016

Inaugural Steering Committee Meetings in All Three Cities

Plans for the 2016 CTBUH Conference are now well underway, beginning with initial meetings of the Conference Steering Committee in all three cities.

15 February 2012

Shanghai Congress Important Steering Committee Meeting

A major meeting of the Shanghai Congress Local Steering Committee was held in the very appropriate setting of the Shanghai Tower construction site.