PTW Managing Director Asia Pacific Simon Parsons joined with panelists Julian Chen, Head of Tall Buildings, @henninglarsenarchitects Denmark and Peter Cho, Director, @gensler_design China to discuss ‘Reimagining Vertical Cities and the Built Environment Post Covid’ at the 9th Annual Vertical Cities virtual conference 21-24 June. This enlightening discussion moderated by V. Suresh, Former Chairman & Managing Director, HUDCO, Chairman of IGBC Policy & Advocacy Committee focussed on the following key themes:
• How high rise buildings might change in the coming years
• How should architects, E&C and real estate evolve and collaborate
• Building spaces and creating experiences that match how we want to live, work, play, and shop to be successful in the future
The conference also brought together industry leaders to discuss various aspects of high rise planning, liveability and integrated design, new typologies, lifestyle creation and community living, innovative structural engineering and construction methods as well as technologies to maximise sustainability and efficiency.