CTBUH Silver Member

Buro Ole Scheeren

About

Member Since: 2014

Member Offices: Beijing

Website: http://www.buro-os.com

Ole Scheeren is a German architect and principal of Buro Ole Scheeren with offices in Hong Kong and Beijing. Educated at the universities of Karlsruhe and Lausanne, he graduated from the Architectural Association in London and was awarded the RIBA Silver Medal.

Eric Chang is Partner at Buro Ole Scheeren and has been collaborating on the design and management of numerous projects with Ole Scheeren over the past decade. Chang is an American with a Bachelor in Philosophy and Fine Arts and received his Master of Architecture from Yale University in 1995.

They engage in an exploration of strategies rather than implementation of predefined methods and matrixes. They believe that knowledge is as important as the ability to think things anew and differently.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Interior Design; Urban Design

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

2014

Member Offices

  • Beijing

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

MahaNakhon

314 m / 1,030 ft

2

Andaz Xi'an

247.4 m / 812 ft

3

DUO Residences

186 m / 610 ft

4

DUO Tower

179.4 m / 589 ft

Awards

DUO Tower

Award of Excellence: DUO Tower

Urban Habitat - Single Site Scale 2021

Ctbuh Leaders

Ole Scheeren

Ole Scheeren

CTBUH Awards Best Tall Building Asia & Australia Jury, 2021

Hong Kong

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

22 October 2018

The Skyscraper as Social Organism

As hyper-growth increasingly calls for high-density living and working, we need to rethink the skyscraper, not as a hermetic, isolated landmark, but as a building...

Research

20 October 2018

Polycentric Cities: The Future of Vertical Urbanism

As we approach the new normality of cities housing 10 million or more inhabitants, those best positioned for the future are evolving along polycentric, multi-nodal...

Research

26 October 2015

Bangkok Rising

As architecture keeps expanding vertically, with the skyscraper having long become the predominant typology of architectural production in most geographic regions of hyper-growth, we need...

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

4 Years

Most Common Function*

Mixed-use (75%), 3 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (75%), 3 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

Total: 4 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 4 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 4 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline

 

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.