Xiaomei Lee

Awards Best Tall Building Mixed-Use Jury

Gensler, Regional Managing Principal, Greater China | Shanghai, China

About

As the Regional Managing Principal for Greater China, Xiaomei leads Gensler’s growth and development in the region, spearheading the best in design excellence strategies across the firm's diverse practice areas. With more than 25 years of architectural and design experience, she has directed many prominent projects, often on a complex scale, spanning urban design and master planning, tall building architecture, renewal and repositioning, mixed use, retail, hospitality, education, health and wellness, art and culture and most recently sports.

Notable in this portfolio is Xiaomei’s leadership in delivering China’s tallest building, a landmark on the city’s skyline today, the renowned and highly awarded 632-meter-high Shanghai Tower. It is a portfolio that reflects the transformation of the region itself. Throughout her career her commitment to clients, the deep appreciation she brings…

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CTBUH Roles

Awards Best Tall Building Mixed-Use Jury (Chair 2022)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Shanghai 2014; China 2016)

Awards Renovation Jury (2019)

Expert Chinese Translation Committee (2014 – 2015)

Annual Conference, Session Chair (Shanghai 2012)

Videos

18 September 2014

Zhongnan Center Elevator System and Elevator Evacuation Design

Because super high-rise buildings are a very recent phenomenon, there are no specific building codes written for them. For any building over 50 stories, direct...

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Research

16 September 2014

The Payoff for Investing in the Human Experience

Benedict Tranel & Xiaomei Lee, Gensler

In this chapter, Shanghai Tower is introduced along side The Tower at PNC Plaza, to posit that economic propositions for double-façade design solutions must go...

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Research

16 September 2014

Elevator Systems and Elevator Evacuation Design

Xiaomei Lee, Frederick Liu & Liming Zhou, Gensler; Steve Edgett, Edgett Williams Consulting Group, Inc.

Because supertall and megatall buildings are a very recent phenomenon, there are no specific building codes written for them. For any building over 50 stories,...

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