Panel Discussion

20 May 2021
UTC: 2:00 AM – 3:00 AM

As home to some of the world’s most densely populated cities, Asia’s natural inclination has been to build upward rather than outward in order to provide housing, workspace, amenities, and even outdoor space for its residents. Thus, with demand clearly rooted in need, necessity is often the mother of innovation for Asia’s tallest and most prominent projects. With such rapid construction timelines however, there is also the risk of monotonous design. This session speaks to the importance of balancing placemaking and environmental excellence with efficiency and safety.

Peter Duncan
China Regional Practice Leader, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Shanghai
Ali Moghaddasi
Chief Development Officer, Mulia Group, Jakarta
Bryant Lu
Vice Chairman, Ronald Lu & Partners, Hong Kong
Qin Pang
Director - Head of Shanghai Studio, Benoy, Shanghai
Xiaomei Lee
Regional Managing Principal, Greater China, Gensler, Shanghai