Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
  • Joe Fan

About Joe Fan

Joe Fan specializes in the design and delivery of super-tall high-rise towers, office buildings, retail centers, cultural facilities and residential developments. With over 22 years of architectural experience throughout China, Australia and Asia region, his major achievements include 3 national architectural awards in Australia: 2011 RAIA NSW Sir Arthur Stephenson Award for 420 George Street, Sydney; 2011 RAIA Commendation of International Architecture for SIP Logistics Centre, China; 2007 RAIA NSW Commendation for Westpac Place, Sydney.

Since joining Gensler in 2013, he has served as senior associate/senior project architect for some of the firm’s most prestigious projects, including Shimao Financial City, Guangzhou; Harbin Bank Headquarters, Beijing; Olympic CBD Twin Tower, Beijing. Mr. Fan also played a key role in the delivery of 729m Zhongnan Center in Suzhou China, the tallest building…


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About Joe Fan

Joe Fan specializes in the design and delivery of super-tall high-rise towers, office buildings, retail centers, cultural facilities and residential developments. With over 22 years of architectural experience throughout China, Australia and Asia region, his major achievements include 3 national architectural awards in Australia: 2011 RAIA NSW Sir Arthur Stephenson Award for 420 George Street, Sydney; 2011 RAIA Commendation of International Architecture for SIP Logistics Centre, China; 2007 RAIA NSW Commendation for Westpac Place, Sydney.

Since joining Gensler in 2013, he has served as senior associate/senior project architect for some of the firm’s most prestigious projects, including Shimao Financial City, Guangzhou; Harbin Bank Headquarters, Beijing; Olympic CBD Twin Tower, Beijing. Mr. Fan also played a key role in the delivery of 729m Zhongnan Center in Suzhou China, the tallest building at that time in China.

Presently, he is the Asia region design synergy leader and project technical leader of the 250m One Museum Place in Shanghai, with a floor area of over 180,000 square meters and 53 floors of office and retail space above grade. OMP is targeted to be Hines’ high-end and LEED Platinum certified building in downtown Shanghai upon completion in 2017.

Mr. Fan received Master of Architecture from The University of New South Wales in 2003, and Bachelor of Architecture from Tongji University in 1994. He is a Royal Registered Architect and Green Star Accredited Professional in Australia.

CTBUH Involvement

  • Expert Chinese Translation Committee (2016 – Present)
  • Future Leaders Committee, Global, Shanghai (2018 – Present)
  • Future Leaders Committee, Shanghai, Co-Chair (2018 – Present)
  • Past Roles:
  • Young Professionals Committee, Shanghai, Co-Chair (2017 – 2018)

Events/Initiatives Involving Joe Fan

CTBUH China Hosts Smart Technology Symposium

29 Jan 2019, Event Report – CTBUH China hosted a symposium which explored the development of smart offices,…

CTBUH Shanghai Young Professionals Committee Talks Competitions

CTBUH Shanghai Young Professionals Committee Talks Competitions

17 Nov 2017, Event Report – CTBUH China and Shanghai Young Professionals Committee (YPC) co-hosted a symposium…

CTBUH Shanghai YPC Holds Inaugural Meeting

CTBUH Shanghai YPC Holds Inaugural Meeting

3 Aug 2017, Event Report – The CTBUH Shanghai Young Professionals Committee (YPC) held its first board meeting…

Events/Initiatives Involving Joe Fan

CTBUH China Hosts Smart Technology Symposium
29 Jan 2019, Shanghai – Event Report
CTBUH China hosted a symposium which explored the development of smart offices, addressing challenges brought by rapid technological advancements and growing populations.
CTBUH Shanghai Young Professionals Committee Talks Competitions
17 Nov 2017, Shanghai – Event Report
CTBUH China and Shanghai Young Professionals Committee (YPC) co-hosted a symposium on “Gains and Losses in Tall Building Design Competitions.”
CTBUH Shanghai YPC Holds Inaugural Meeting
3 Aug 2017, Shanghai – Event Report
The CTBUH Shanghai Young Professionals Committee (YPC) held its first board meeting at the Shanghai office of Gensler.

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