Chinese Architecture- Guangzhou (Canton)

CITIC Plaza

architect

Dennis Lau & Ng Chun Man Architects & Engineers (HK) Ltd.

location

Tianhe District, Guangzhou, China

date

1997

style

Postmodern

construction

Structural height is 391 m (1,283 ft) including two tall antenna-like spires on the top (tallest concrete building in the world). 80 floors, 36 elevators.

type

Office Building
 
 
 
 
 
CITIC Plaza is an 80-story skyscraper built in Tianhe District, Guangzhou, People's Republic of China. Its structural height is 391 m (1,283 ft) including two tall antenna-like spires on the top. Completed in 1997, it is the tallest concrete building in the world. Currently, it ranks as the fourth tallest building in China, seventh in Asia, and eighth worldwide. Located in the growing and expanding Tianhe District, it is part of a complex of the same name which also consists of two 38-story residential buildings. Its proximity includes a new train station, a new metro station, and the Tianhe Sports Center, where the 6th National Games was held.

links

Informations on the tower on architect site
www.essential-architecture.com