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 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...

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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...

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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...

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Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Empire 88 Tower

Ho Chi Minh City

333 m

1,093 ft

2

MahaNakhon

Bangkok

314 m

1,030 ft

3

Angkasa Raya

Kuala Lumpur

268 m

879 ft

4

Andaz Xi'an

Xi’an

247 m

812 ft

5

DUO Residences

Singapore

186 m

610 ft

6

DUO Tower

Singapore

179 m

589 ft

7

1500 West Georgia

Vancouver

152 m

499 ft

8

Riverpark Tower

Frankfurt am Main

95 m

312 ft

9

Barclay Village Tower 1

Vancouver

- m

- ft

9

Barclay Village Tower 2

Vancouver

- m

- ft

11

Empire City Tower 2

Ho Chi Minh City

- m

- ft

11

Empire City Tower 3

Ho Chi Minh City

- m

- ft

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.

 

22 October 2018 | Dubai

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...

26 October 2015 | New York City

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...

26 October 2015 | New York City

2015 New York Conference - Session 1d - Q&A

Ole Scheeren, Buro Ole Scheeren and Yuki Ikeguchi, Kengo Kuma and Associates, answer questions at the end of 2015 New York Conference Session 1d: The...

06 November 2014 | Chicago

CTBUH Urban Habitat Award: Rethinking the Urban Habitat: The Interlace

The Interlace is a apartment complex consisting of 31 apartment blocks stacked in hexagonal arrangements around eight large-scale, permeable courtyards. The stacking of the volumes...

06 November 2014 | Chicago

Interview: The Interlace

Tiang Wah Eng, Vice-President, Design Management, CapitaLand, and Ole Scheeren, Principal, Büro Ole Scheeren, are interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the Best Tall Building Urban...

17 September 2014 | Shanghai

Monthly Video: Five Minutes with Ole Scheeren

Ole Scheeren of Büro Ole Scheeren is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2014 CTBUH Shanghai Conference at the Jin Mao Tower. Ole talks about...

17 September 2014 | Shanghai

Interview: Ole Scheeren

Ole Scheeren of Büro Ole Scheeren is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2014 CTBUH Shanghai Conference at the Jin Mao Tower. Ole talks about...

17 September 2014 | Shanghai

Space Formations

As architecture keeps expanding vertically – with ever taller buildings to emerge across the world, and with the skyscraper having long become the predominant typology...

17 September 2014 | Shanghai

2014 Shanghai International Conference - Session 02 - Q & A

2014 Shanghai International Conference Session 02 Questions & Answers session with speakers Craig Gibbons, Arup, Ole Scheeren, Büro Ole Scheeren, and Yosuke Hayano, MAD Architects.

19 September 2012 | Shanghai

Asia Agenda

With Asia's unparalleled and continued pace of growth fueled by economic development, the world order has shifted eastwards, and China in particular has risen as...

20 October 2018

Polycentric Cities: The Future of Vertical Urbanism

CTBUH 2018 Conference Speakers

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...

26 October 2015

Bangkok Rising

Ole Scheeren, Buro Ole Scheeren

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...

16 September 2014

Space Formations

Ole Scheeren, Büro Ole Scheeren

As architecture keeps expanding vertically – with ever taller buildings to emerge across the world, and with the skyscraper having long become the predominant typology...

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...

21 September 2012

Asia Agenda

Ole Scheeren, Büro Ole Scheeren

With Asia’s unparalleled and continued pace of growth fueled by economic development, the world order has shifted eastwards, and China has risen as the defining...

Ctbuh Leaders At Buro Ole Scheeren

Ole Scheeren

CTBUH Awards Best Tall Building Asia Jury, 2021

Ole Scheeren

Hong Kong