September 19-21, 2012 marked the dates of this year’s Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) Congress. The 9th of its kind, the recently concluded CTBUH World Congress was held in the captivating city of Shanghai in China.
The Congress was held in the Grand Hyatt Jin Mao facility, which was made to house around 800 people. Among these included Mr. Luke Wang, the Shanghai General Manager and representative of ALT Limited.
The three-day event consisted of talks, seminars, panel discussions and the like, all of which focused on relaying information and initiating discussions about the latest developments involved in the creation of a tall building.
The congress also allowed for technical tours to some of the tall buildings in Shanghai. The tour included some of the projects that ALT worked on, namely the Shanghai World Financial Center, Jing An Kerry Center, Wheelock Square, and the International Financial Center.
ALT believes in the importance of events such as these, as it permits delegates from all over the world to meet and be able to exchange ideas. This allows for the creation of more sustainable designs and the development of more superior technology in the creation of buildings down the line. ALT is proud to have been a part of the CTBUH Shanghai World Congress and is looking forward to the attending the next CTBUH event in the future.