Hangzhou Facts

150m+ Buildings 27 Completed12 Under Constr.
Tallest Building Zhe Jiang Fortune Financial Center - Tower 1 (258 m)
Global Ranking #37 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #24 in Asia by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #13 in China by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Hangzhou Telecom Mansion (2003)
Average Building Age 5 years
Most Common Function Office, 61%
Most Common Material Composite, 55%

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CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal Paper

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2013
Dec 2013 – CTBUH Journal Paper

The Tallest 15 Cities in China
Sep 2012 – CTBUH Research

Global News

Smog in China Might be Reduced by Skyscraper Sprinkler System
21 Jan 2014 – Scientist Yu Shaocai has discovered that water…

Videos

CTBUH Video Interview – Peter Kindel
17 Oct 2016 – Peter Kindel, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Structural Implementation of Sculptural Raffles City Hangzhou
Oct 2011 – Michael Kwok, ARUP

Research Papers

Raffles City in Hangzhou China - The Engineering of a ‘Vertical City’ of Vibrant Waves
Mar 2017 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 6 Number 1

Megacities: Setting the Scene
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue I

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Papers Related to Hangzhou

Raffles City in Hangzhou China - The Engineering of a ‘Vertical City’ of Vibrant Waves
Mar 2017 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 6 Number 1; Aaron J. Wang, CapitaLand Limited
This mixed-use Raffles City (RCH) development is located near the Qiantang River in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang province, located southwest of Shanghai, China. The…
Megacities: Setting the Scene
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV; Daniel Safarik, Shawn Ursini & Antony Wood; Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
The rise of the megacity presents unprecedented opportunities to understand the human urbanization phenomenon, and to observe the effects of multicore, polycentric cities…
Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue I; Daniel Safarik, Antony Wood, Marty Carver & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH
An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in building…
From Block to Blob and Back Again
Nov 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue IV; Ben van Berkel, UNStudio
United Network Studio (UN Studio) is a Dutch architecture firm founded in 1988 by Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos, which in the 2000s established offices in Shanghai and…
Urban Mega-Structure – Vertical Landscape of Hangzhou Civic Center
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Linxue Li & Jie Wu, Tongji University
Based on the design practice of Hangzhou civic center, the paper defines the “Urban Megastructure”, a new typology for the urban high-rise known as super high-rise block…
Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2013
Dec 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue I; Daniel Safarik, Antony Wood, Marty Carver & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH
By all appearances, the small increase in the total number of tall-building completions from 2012 into 2013 is indicative of a return to the prevalent trend of increasing…
Tall Buildings in Numbers: The Tallest 15 Cities in China
Sep 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue III; CTBUH Research
With over 1.3 billion citizens and a rapidly urbanizing population, China is developing tall buildings more than any other country globally. Currently it has 239…
30 Years in China: An Architect/Developer’s Perspective
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; John Portman, John Portman & Associates
The Portman Companies were one of the first foreign entities to establish business relations in China, and have since become recognized for quality building design and…

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