Jensen Hughes On Winning Team for The Council on Tall Buildings & Urban Habitat 2016 Tall Building Awards!

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Jun 28, 2016

Jensen Hughes is on one of the winning teams for The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) 2016 Tall Building Award! Our Shanghai Tower project in China was selected as “Best Tall Building Asia & Australia”.

Shanghai Tower, embodies a new prototype for tall buildings. Placed in close proximity to Jin Mao Tower and Shanghai World Financial Center, the tower rises high above the skyline, its curved façade and spiraling form symbolizing the dynamic emergence of modern China. But its twisting form goes beyond just creating a unique appearance; wind tunnel tests confirm a 24 percent savings in structural wind loading when compared to a rectangular building of the same height. The tower’s program is organized into nine vertical zones. Each of these vertical neighborhoods rise from a sky lobby, a light-filled garden atrium that creates a sense of community and supports daily life with a varied program catering to tenants and visitors. See the building profile on The Skyscraper Center. (Source: CTBUH)

For more information about CTBUH’s Tall Building Award, click here.