CCDI was founded in 1994 in Shenzhen as a design branch of the China State Construction Engineering Corporation. In 2002, CCDI transformed from a state owned enterprise to a privately owned company and became a leader of the private architectural design industry in China. By capitalizing its advantage of diversification, the company provides comprehensive services covering the sectors related to the urbanization such as the residential, commercial real estate, civil projects, transportation, sports, cultural tourism and medical care, and extends to the whole industrial chain of every sector. This innovative model delivers the entire technology and capital solutions for planning, investment, design and operation to maximize the value of the investment project. Its landmark projects include the National Aquatics Center (Water Cube), Ping'an International Finance Center, Tencent’s headquarters building, the operational headquarters of Alibaba group, Jinan Olympic Sports Center and Shanghai international tourist resort.