K. B. Albert Chan leads the conceptualization, site feasibility, master planning and design management of large mixed-use developments at Shui On Land, a publicly listed development company headquartered in Shanghai, China. Over the last 18 years, Albert actively participated in the planning and development of award winning “Tiandi” communities in Shanghai, Wuhan, Chongqing, Dalian, Hangzhou and Foshan that emphasize mixed-use, pedestrian and transit, culturally sensitivity, and environmentally sustainability. Over 260 public plazas, parks and public streets have been planned and built in these communities. Current LEED-ND Gold staged 2 development area amounts to 9,305,700sm. He also chairs the Sustainable Development Committee at the company. Among the projects he participated, the Shanghai Xintiandi development became the first development in China to be honored with the Urban Land Institute’s Award for Excellence, in 2003 and is recognized as a landmark development in China. The Knowledge and Innovation Community in Yangpu, Shanghai was recognized by ULI as a positive example of urban regeneration in the “10 principles of urban regeneration” book published in 2014.
Prior to joining Shui On, Albert worked at the New York City Department of Design and Construction and at Cooper, Robertson + Partners. His education includes an MBA from the Stern School at NYU, Master of Science in Urban Design at Columbia University, and M. Arch at U.C. Berkeley. Albert is a Trustee of the Urban Land Institute and Executive Committee member of ULI Shanghai, and a member of the Board of Directors of AIA Shanghai Chapter. In 2014, he was a recipient of the Shanghai Green Building Council’s “Special Individual Contribution Award”.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM
Chatham Room, Level 7, Conrad Hong Kong
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