THAD awarded Best Tall Office Building by CTBUH
AIIB Headquarters & Asia Financial Center, co-designed by the Architectural Design and Research Institute of Tsinghua University and von Gerkan, Marg and Partners Architects, won the Best Tall Building under 100 meters award at the online 2021 Best Tall Building Worldwide held on May 18-20.
2021 Best Tall Building Worldwide [Photo/thholding.com.cn]
2021 Best Tall Building Worldwide was held by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habit (CTBUH). Twenty-nine category winners and 26 audience awards were announced.
The AIIB Headquarters & Asia Financial Center is located in the Olympic Park area, Chaoyang district, Beijing. The design incorporates Chinese cultural connotations and aesthetic values. The internal and external space levels are progressive, reflecting the charm of a high degree of integration of cultural connotations and contemporary technology.
AIIB Headquarters & Asia Financial Center [Photo/thholding.com.cn]
AIIB Headquarters & Asia Financial Center is located in Beijing’s Olympic Park area. [Photo/thholding.com.cn]
The project is the first large-scale public building project to be certified by China Green Building Design Label, LEED Platinum of US Green Building Council and Germany DGNB Platin (certification in progress), setting a new benchmark for green buildings in China.
Interior of the AIIB Headquarters & Asia Financial Center [Photo/thholding.com.cn]
Founded in the USA in 1969, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is a nonprofit organization for all those interested in the future of cities. It explores how increased urban density and vertical growth can support more sustainable and healthy cities, especially in the face of mass urbanization and the increasing effects of climate change worldwide.