Marshall Strabala is the Chief Architect of Shanghai Tower, working on behalf of the building's owner and developer, Shanghai Tower Construction & Development Co. Ltd. In this role, he directs all design and engineering work on the building.

Strabala also leads STRABALA+, a global architectural firm with offices in Shanghai, Seoul and Chicago.

Marshall Strabala is well-known for designing award-winning office buildings, performing arts venues, and convention and exhibition spaces worldwide.

This includes the design of three of the world's 10 tallest buildings: the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE; the Zifeng Tower in Nanjing, China; and Shanghai Tower, China's tallest building to be completed in late 2015 in Shanghai.

Strabala is a member of the American Institute of Architects, is LEED AP accredited, and a graduate of Harvard University's Graduate School of Design.

His more than 100 works worldwide have been honored with 10 awards and honors, including American Institute of Architects' Honor Awards (2), ASHRAE Excellence in Engineering Awards (2), and the Chicago Architecture Club’s Burnham Prize.


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Shanghai Tower, 128-story office/retail tower under construction and slated for 2015 completion, Shanghai, China

Burj Khalifa, world's tallest building at 808 meters/2650 feet, Dubai, UAE

Zifeng Tower, 89-story mixed-use tower completed in 2010, Nanjing, China

Yingkou Convention and Exposition Center, $68 million facility, slated for 2014 completion, Yingkou, China

Houston Ballet, $47 million "Center for Dance" opened in 2011, Houston, USA

5 Canada Square, 16-story office tower completed in 2003, London, UK

Hess Tower, 29-story office tower completed in 2009, Houston, USA

Strabala designed the Zifeng Tower, Burj Khalifa, and 5 Canada Square as Associate Partner at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. He designed the Shanghai Tower, Houston Ballet, and Hess Tower while at Gensler.

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LinkedIn Profile
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YouTube Channel
www.youtube.com/channel/UCfO32J5pypCoi9PEMeJhXdA/videos

Wikipedia Page (中文, Chinese)
zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E9%A9%AC%E6%AD%87%E5%B0%94%C2%B7%E...

EMPORIS LISTING ON 2DEFINE ARCHITECTURE:
www.emporis.com/company/2define-architecture-shanghai-china

EMPORIS LISTING FOR SHANGHAI TOWER
www.emporis.com/building/shanghai-tower-shanghai-china


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Name:
Marshall Strabala, Chief Architect, Shanghai Tower
Joined:
November 2008
Hometown:
Seattle, Washington / Orinda, California
Currently:
Shanghai, Chicago, Houston
I am:
Male
Occupation:
Architect