May 31st, 2019
Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects was prominently featured at the Symposium on the Application of Stainless Steel in Buildings and Curtain Wall held on April 26, 2019 in Shanghai, China. Jie Zhang, General Manager of the Shanghai office, gave the opening keynote presentation.
Titled “Transformative Applications of Stainless Steel in Facades,” the presentation covered Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects’ pioneering experience of designing innovative stainless steel façades, from One Canada Square Tower in Canary Wharf designed three decades ago, through recent projects, such as the Baosteel Headquarters in Shanghai, and Baosteel Guangzhou Tower in Guangzhou. With an international audience of architects, academics, engineers and manufacturers, Jie shared the design thinking and challenges of various projects and solutions achieved through highly collaborative processes.
In its second year, the symposium was organized by the Architectural Society of China, Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co.,Ltd., and Nickel Institute to showcase the application of stainless steel as a building material and facilitate knowledge sharing through advanced cases.