Shanghai Tower wins the ‘Construction Project Team of the Year’ at the first RICS China Awards
March 1, 2017.
At the first RICS China Awards ceremony, held in the Puxi InterContinental Hotel in Shanghai on 28 February 2017, the joint quantity surveying team from Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) and Shenyuan, won the ‘Construction Project Team of the Year’ for Shanghai Tower.
RICS introduced the RICS Awards in China this year to showcase the outstanding achievements and developments in land, property and the built environment in China, and to recognise and reward the elite teams that make a significant contribution to the built environment.
The tallest building in China
Standing at 632 metres, Shanghai Tower is the last of the ‘supertall’ skyscrapers in the core area of Lujiazui, combining office, hotel, convention, commercial and tourism functions in an exciting, innovative, and sustainable design.
Notable features include the double-layer glass structure for sustainability; the 1000-ton heavy shock absorber located on level 126; the rooftop wind turbine (the world’s highest above sea level); and the world’s fastest elevator.
Having achieved LEED Platinum certification and a Three-Star Green Building Design Logo Certificate, Shanghai Tower is regarded as one of the world’s greenest skyscrapers.
With a network that covers the globe and a heritage spanning over two centuries, Rider Levett Bucknall is a leading independent organisation in cost management and quantity surveying, project management and advisory services.
Our achievements are renowned: from the early days of pioneering quantity surveying, to landmark projects such as the Sydney Opera House, HSBC Headquarters Building in Hong Kong, the 2012 London Olympic Games and CityCenter in Las Vegas.
We continue this successful legacy with our dedication to the value, quality and sustainability of the built environment. Our innovative thinking, global reach, and flawless execution push the boundaries. Taking ambitious projects from an idea to reality.