Junjie Zhang

CTBUH China Office Board Member

ECADI, Chief Architect | Shanghai, China


Junjie Zhang was born on August 2nd 1963 in Shanghai. He graduated with Bachelor’s Degree from the Architecture School of Tsinghua University in 1986, and received the MBA degree from Ohio State University in 2006. He started working as an architect for East China Architectural Design & Research Institute (ECADI) in 1986 and now he currently holds the position of President and Chief Architecture of ECADI.

Mr. Zhang is a First Grade Registered Architect, a Professor Senior Engineer, and the senior member of the Architectural Society of China (ASC). He also serves as, among other posts, chairman of China International Exchange Committee for Tall Buildings under Architects branch of ASC, vice chairman of architectural design and theory writing committee, and vice chairman of Architectural Society of Shanghai. He successively worked as the chief architect for varieties of large scale public works…

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CTBUH Designated Expert


Awards Best Tall Building Residential/Hotel Jury (2022)

CTBUH Fellow (2018)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Shanghai 2012; Shanghai 2014)

Awards Renovation Jury (2019)

China Awards Design Jury (2016)

Innovation Conference, Session Chair, Shenzhen (2019)


14 October 2014

How can cities adapt the forms of tall building design to avoid homogeneous skylines?

Industry leaders answering this question include: Mounib Hammoud, Jeddah Economic Company; Zhaohui Jia, Greenland Group; Peter Kok, Shum Yip Land; Stefan Krummeck, TFP Farrells; James...


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16 September 2014

Emerging Urbanization and High-Rise Design Philosophy in China

Junjie Zhang, ECADI

This paper analyzes the latest exploration of international urbanization developments, as well as the development of China’s urbanization strategy and policy background. It compares the...


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14 September 2014

Towards Sustainable Vertical Urbanism

Daniel Safarik, CTBUH

The survival of humanity on this planet relies on a radical repositioning of our cities. In the face of unprecedented global population growth, urbanization, pollution...


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