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John Portman Recognized with Lifetime Achievement Award

The Incheon 151 Tower, a 151-story building destined to be the centerpiece of Songdo Landmark City

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has named John Portman, Founder and Chairman of John Portman & Associates (PORTMAN), the 2009 Lynn S. Beedle Award Winner. The award was presented on October 22, 2009 at a special awards dinner hosted as part of the CTBUH’s annual conference held this year in Chicago.

The Lynn S. Beedle Award honors an individual who has made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of tall buildings and the urban environment. Examples of PORTMAN tall building projects currently underway include the Incheon 151 Tower, a 151-story building destined to be the centerpiece of Songdo Landmark City, 1,500-acre masterplanned community in Incheon Metropolitan City, Republic of South Korea; Zhejiang Fortune Finance Center, a mixed use complex featuring two sculptural towers under construction in Hangzhou, China; and Beijing Yintai Centre, a mixed use complex that includes the tallest tower in the Beijing skyline.

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