AIA Shanghai

October 2018


Chapter News | October 2018

AIA Shanghai wishes everyone a pleasant and safe National Week Holiday!

It's October and 2018 is starting to wind down. Submissions for the first annual AIA Shanghai Design awards closed last month with over 100 entries. Look for upcoming information about the judging process. Our year-end and awards Banquet will be on Decemeber 1st.

Several important events will happen in October. We will have our first Beijing building tour: the Beijing New Airport Terminal Building by Zaha Hadid Architects. US Green Building Council's Greenbuild conference will be on the 23rd and 24th at the Shanghai tower. Also, nominations for our upcoming 2019 officer elections will open.


2019 Elections

Nominations Opening in October

Candidate nominations for the 2019 officer election will open in October. All AIAShanghai members are eligible to run for office and encouraged to participate. 


Greenbuild China Conference

Shanghai Tower | October 23-24

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Greenbuild China  will take place October 23–24 at the Shanghai Tower. This year's show theme is "Human x Nature," focusing on the intersection of humanity and the built environment.

Greenbuild China offers two groundbreaking days of Chinese and international speakers, networking opportunities and educational sessions about LEED and GBCI’s newest programs. Greenbuild China will also feature a two-day expo that connects attendees with prominent industry products and thought leaders.

Those who attend are invited to join EXCO Katherine Zhu Schleiss for the Women in Green Power breakfast on October 24.

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Crossroads in Singapore

AIA International Region Conference - Singapore  |  November 2-4, 2018

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AIA International Region's conference, Convergence: Crossroads in Singapore, will be held in Singapore November 2nd though 4th. It will be an excellent chane to meet leadership form our chapter and firms. There will also be many opportunities to earn continuing education credits. Members and friends of the AIA International Region - including AIA Shanghai - are invited to attend this year's international conference.

Learn more and register here


AIA Shanghai Design Awards

Submissions closed last month for our awards program, and we received over 100 entries! Thank you to everyone who submitted. The awards banquet will be held on December 1st. This year's judges will include Billie Tsien, Reed Kroloff, Regine Leibinger and others. 

Check our Website for updates and future details.


September in Review

Forum on Expression in Curtainwall Design

Co-organized by ASSC (the Architectural Society of Shanghai China) and AIAShanghai, the forum “Architectural Expression and Curtain Wall Innovation” turned out to be a huge success, drawing nearly 300 architects and curtain wall industry professionals to the Shanghai Design Center on September 20. With ten local and international speakers, the forum brought a forward-thinking of design, technology and material innovation of curtain wall in the new digital era, as well as a comprehensive overview of new policies and regulations under the current political and economic environment in China. Mr. Cao JiaMing, president of ASSC, and Mr. Alton Chow, president of AIA SH, both made warm opening remarks and emphasized the collaborative significance of the event.

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Monthly Networking + Green Building: USGBC in China

On August 16th, we had our monthly networking event a Café Sambal.  Andy To gave a presentation about the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) for North Asia.


Beijing Monthly Happy Hour

We had our monthly happy hour event a Café Zara on September 20.  The AIASH Beijing group gave an introduction to the new activities in Beijing, including upcoming tours and lectures.


Sponsorship Dinner

Members of theAIAShanghai EXCO met our 2018 Sponsors for dinner on September 26th to get their feedback and thank them for all of their support.


Submissions Are Now Closed

Finalists will be notified soon