Developer Shimao Property Holdings has chosen a designer for its planned 700 metre (2,296 foot) tall tower in Shenzhen’s Longgang district, with Chicago-based firm Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture announcing earlier this month that it had won a competition… Read More>>
The unwinding of China’s mega-investors leads the news again today as Shanghai-based Greenland Group pauses to reconsider its quest to build London’s tallest residential tower, and a policy bank controlled by the central government takes control of HNA’s ongoing asset liquidation…. Read More>>
Asian cities are growing up.
Of the world’s supertalls – a nickname for skyscrapers rising over 300 meters – around 60 percent are in Asia, according to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). Out of the… Read More>>
Ping An Finance Center, a 599-metre (1965-foot) skyscraper in Shenzhen is now officially China’s second tallest building. The Kohn Pedersen Fox-designed megatall in the city’s Futian district now ranks just behind the 632-metre Shanghai Tower among the mainland’s loftiest erections,… Read More>>
At 632 metres, the Shanghai Tower has been China’s tallest building since it topped out in 2013, however, if one of Shenzhen’s biggest developers has its way, a new supertall structure in the southern metropolis could soon take the mainland’s… Read More>>
Construction began on Friday for the US$1.5 billion Pearl of the North skyscraper project in the northern China city of Shenyang.
As the latest entrant into what seems to be an intramural contest among Chinese cities to thrust supertall buildings… Read More>>
Within one week from the ground breaking ceremony for Sky City, the 838-metre skyscraper project in Changsha, the building that would have been the tallest in the world has been put on hold.
A report in the Changsha-based Xiaoxiang Morning… Read More>>
News this week that ground had been broken in Changsha for construction of the world’s tallest building brought media attention from around the world. And not all of the headlines were positive.
The decision by Changsha-based conglomerate Broad Sustainable Building… Read More>>