The evening will be dedicated to "Lasting Values" and "Innovative Architecture". HPP Partner Yu Wei will chair the event with speeches from HPP Partner Jens Kump and HPP Senior Partner Joachim H. Faust. The ceremony will conclude with a panel discussion between HPP Senior Partner Werner Sübai, Dr Qi Yi, Vice Dean of the College of Architecture and Urban Planning in Shenzhen, CTBUH Vice President and Director of Greater China Dr. Du Peng and Yang Xu, Vice President of the Shenzhen Architectural Design Institute. HPP has been operating in the Chinese market since 1997 and in addition to its studios in Shanghai and Beijing is now also located on the Pearl River Delta in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, also known as the design capital and as one of the country's most important special economic zones. The most recent HPP studio is located in the Nanhai E-cool Innovations Park in the heart of Shekou, Shenzhen's international business centre.