Dr. Chang Jian Shao Executive Director & Founding Partner

Dr.Shao is an Executive Director and Founding Partner of Inhabit and directs Inhabit’s growth in China. He is based in Beijing.

Dr. Shao is one of China’s most experienced specialist Façade Engineers. Over the past 15 years, he has worked for both leading local façade contractors and international consultancies, working or consulting on hundreds of China’s most prominent buildings. He has combined expertise in mechanical and structural engineering with a particular focus on façade systems, BMU systems, advanced thermal façade design, platform screen doors, double skin façades and photovoltaics. Dr. Shao has contributed to industry education in China through extensive research and has published over ten articles in international journals. Since 2005, Dr. Shao has been a professional façade consultant, the first generation of Chinese local façade professionals. He works closely with the most renowned developers, builders and architects with both international and local technologies.

Dr. Shao leads our Beijing, Chengdu and Shenyang offices to deliver Inhabit’s services in northern and western China.

Some of Dr. Shao’s most prominent projects include:

.  CNOOC Corporation HQ, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China
.  CNPC Corporate HQ, Beijing, People’s Republic of China
.  Olympic National Convention Centre, Beijing, People’s Republic of China
.  China World Trade Centre III, Beijing, People’s Republic of China
.  Harbin Grand Theater, Harbin, People’s Republic of China
.  CRL MIXC, Chongqing, People’s Republic of China
.  Wangjing SOHO, Beijing, People’s Republic of China
.  China Development Bank Headquarters, Beijing, People’s Republic of China