Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Featured Buildings Involving ECADI

1700 Huangxing Road

1700 Huangxing Road, Shanghai

The building is part of a mixed-use district and is intended to be a new anchor for a developing district in Yangpu District of Shanghai.

Bund SOHO

Bund SOHO, Shanghai

Bund SOHO resolves a difficult site, historic surroundings, the requirements of the modern office building, and a high-profile waterfront location with a reserved distinction.

CCTV Headquarters

CCTV Headquarters, Beijing

The recently completed new headquarters of China Central Television contains the entire television-making process within a single building.

Greenland's Suzhou Center

Greenland's Suzhou Center, Suzhou

The Suzhou Center incorporates passive ventilation techniques in the the design to create a unique interior "lung" that appears as a large opening.

Plaza 66

Plaza 66, Shanghai

A commercial and office complex, consisting of a shopping mall and two skyscrapers, Plaza 66 is home to a mix of retail, entertainment, and extensive below-grade parking areas.

Riviera TwinStar Square

Riviera TwinStar Square, Shanghai

This building has a fantastic balance and poise. The towers stand out for the new spatial dimension they give to the “emptiness” that lies between them.

Shanghai IFC

Shanghai IFC, Shanghai

Shanghai International Finance Centre is a integrated complex comprising twin premium Grade-A office towers, located at the heart of the Little Lujiazui financial and trade zone.

Shanghai Tower

Shanghai Tower, Shanghai

As the third tower in the trio of supertall buildings at the heart of Shanghai’s new Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone, Shanghai Tower embodies a new prototype for tall buildings.

Shanghai Wheelock Square

Shanghai Wheelock Square, Shanghai

Featuring simple symmetrical lines with the design, Shanghai Wheelock Square integrates environmentally-friendly aspects with state-of-the-art provisions.

Shanghai World Financial Center

Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai

The Shanghai World Financial Center has become an icon of Shanghai and China, with its clear and elegant form and revolutionary structural design.

Sinar Mas Center

Sinar Mas Center, Shanghai

A centerpiece of a neighborhood development, the design features curved surfaces, accentuated by perforated metal light shelves to enhance the building's environmental performance.

Zifeng Tower

Zifeng Tower, Nanjing

The triangulated, serrated façade treatment is interesting, adding depth and texture to the imposing form while allowing natural ventilation throughout.

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ECADI Connected Global News

Cladding Installation Continues on Topped Out Goldin Finance 117 in Tianjin

Cladding Installation Continues on Topped Out Goldin Finance 117 in Tianjin

20 Mar 2017, Tianjin – Cladding is climbing on the Goldin Finance 117 following its topping out in 2015. Like…

CTBUH Names Shanghai Tower “Best Tall Building Worldwide” for 2016

CTBUH Names Shanghai Tower “Best Tall Building Worldwide” for 2016

4 Nov 2016, Shanghai – The CTBUH Awards Jury has named Shanghai Tower, Shanghai, China the title of “Best Tall…

Shanghai Tower Installs Signboard Commemorating Megatall Status

Shanghai Tower Installs Signboard Commemorating Megatall Status

17 May 2016, Shanghai – The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) joined officials of Shanghai…

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Cladding Installation Continues on Topped Out Goldin Finance 117 in Tianjin
20 Mar 2017 – Tianjin, China
Cladding is climbing on the Goldin Finance 117 following its topping out in 2015. Like other major Asian skyscrapers, this tower is designed to be the center of a new CBD…
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CTBUH Names Shanghai Tower “Best Tall Building Worldwide” for 2016
4 Nov 2016 – Shanghai, China
The CTBUH Awards Jury has named Shanghai Tower, Shanghai, China the title of “Best Tall Building Worldwide” at the 15th Annual CTBUH Awards Ceremony and Dinner,…
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Shanghai Tower Installs Signboard Commemorating Megatall Status
17 May 2016 – Shanghai, China
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) joined officials of Shanghai Tower in unveiling the commemorative signboard designating Shanghai Tower the tallest…
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World’s Fastest Elevator to be Installed in China’s Tallest Building
12 May 2016 – Shanghai, China
A vertical transportation company has developed what it claims is the world's fastest elevator, featuring a speed of 20.6 meters per second. The company will apply the…
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Shanghai Tower Pays Tribute to Workers with Wall of Honor
29 Apr 2016 – Shanghai, China
The names of over 4,000 workers, designers, and engineers who played a part in the design and construction of Shanghai Tower have been put on a new 60-meter-long Wall of…
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Shanghai Tower Has Completed, Now the Second-Tallest Building in the World
7 Jan 2016 – Shanghai, China
The CTBUH has recognized the completion of Shanghai Tower, which is now the tallest building in China and the second-tallest building in the world. The tower was finished…
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Goldin Finance 117 Tops Out in Tianjin
24 Sep 2015 – Tianjin, China
Goldin Finance 117 in Tianjin, the fourth largest city in China, has topped out at 597 meters. The building is among the tallest skyscrapers currently under construction…
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Jiangxi Greenland Zifeng Tower Completes in Nanchang
15 Sep 2015 – Nanchang, China
American firm SOM has completed a new tower in Nanchang, China. Rising 56 stories, the Jiangxi Greenland Zifeng Tower is located in Gaoxin, a growing high-tech district,…
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Construction Starts on Chengdu Greenland Tower
19 Nov 2014 – Chengdu, China
Construction has begun on what will be the tallest skyscraper in the city of Chengdu. Designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, the tower draws its…
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Broadway Malyan Selected to Design Chengdu Creative Centre
21 Aug 2014 – Chengdu, China
Broadway Malyan has been announced as the winning practice in a competition for Chengdu Creative Centre, a mixed-use venture blending office and retail units with green…
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Shanghai Tower Gets Finishing Touch
4 Aug 2014 – Shanghai, China
The final steel beam was installed on China’s soon-to-be tallest building, Shanghai Tower, with the skyscraper reaching its designed height of 632 meters. The 137-story…
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Nanchang Twin Towers Mark 100th Topped-Out Supertall Project
13 Jun 2014 – Nanchang, China
The Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Central Plaza is the 100th supertall (300 meters or higher) building to be topped out or completed around the world. There are now 80…
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Kunming Iron and Steel Building Nears Completion
2 May 2014 – Kunming, China
Exterior work on the Kunming Iron and Steel Building, the city’s next tallest building, has completed, and the project is projected to open for business this summer…
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Skyscraper Security Heightened After Unauthorized Shanghai Stunt
17 Feb 2014 – Shanghai, China
The two daredevils who scaled the under-construction 632-meter Shanghai Tower have prompted tighter security controls from tall building owners, who previously authorized…
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Shanghai Tower Construction Surpasses 600-meter Megatall Measure
28 Jan 2014 – Shanghai, China
Onward and upward, the Shanghai Tower has reached its final stages of construction, exceeding 600 meters, and is set to top off at 632 meters. Shanghai Tower will be one…
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Shanghai Tower Plans to Hire Leasing Agent
8 Jan 2014 – Shanghai, China
The state-owned developer of Shanghai Tower, China’s next tallest building, is hiring a leasing agent to sell space in the building, a highly unusual move in China,…
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Video: Rem Koolhaas Explains De Rotterdam Complex
2 Dec 2013 – Rotterdam, Netherlands
Dezeen has produced an exclusive interview with Rem Koolhaas, in which he tells the architecture website about his colossal new De Rotterdam Tower. The visibility of this…
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FT Evaluates Shanghai Tower’s Sustainability
26 Nov 2013 – Shanghai, China
A recent article from The Financial Times delves into the Shanghai Tower and its implications to Chinese society and its much-talked-about sustainability. The Shanghai…
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De Rotterdam Completed by OMA
22 Nov 2013 – Rotterdam, Netherlands
Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) has completed its colossal "vertical city" in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. OMA designed the 44-story De Rotterdam complex for…
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Video: Shanghai Tower in the Cloud
6 Sep 2013 – Shanghai, China
The Shanghai skyline has been transformed by the recently topped-out Shanghai Tower. At the 2013 Huawei Cloud Congress in Shanghai, chief engineer Qing Ge of Shanghai…
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Shanghai Tower Celebrates Topping Out to Worldwide Fanfare
2 Aug 2013 – Shanghai, China
Topping out ceremonies for the Shanghai Tower were held in the Jujiazui financial hub of Shanghai on August 2. The ¥15 billion (US$2.4 billion) tower, whose concrete core…
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REM Documentary Exposes Projects’ Human Side
1 Jul 2013 – Rotterdam, Netherlands
Cinematographer Tomas Koolhaas, son of architect Rem Koolhaas and painter Zoe Zenghelis, has shared a series of clips from his documentary film, REM. Set to debut at the…
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Update: Photos Released: Shanghai Tower Reaches 500 Meters
16 Apr 2013 – Shanghai, China
The Shanghai Tower, which is still under construction, reached 501 meters (1,643 feet) April 11, surpassing the neighboring Jin Mao Building and the World Financial…
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Popular Science on Shanghai Tower
19 Feb 2013 – Shanghai, China
The Shanghai Tower, which is slated to be the world's second tallest building upon completion, is featured by Popular Science in a recent article. Engineers involved in…
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CTBUH: Top Ten Tall Building Stories of the Year
21 Dec 2012 – Chicago, United States
This was a pivotal year for the tall building industry, with dramatic projects making headlines around the world. Not only did skylines grow taller, skyscrapers were…
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Video: Rem Koolhaas Talks CCTV
5 Oct 2012 – London, United Kingdom
CNN interviews Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas and discusses his recently completed CCTV Tower in Beijing. He also relates his profound experience as an 18-year-old visiting…
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Shanghai Tower Elevators Receive Three Guinness World Records Following CTBUH Research
1 Jan 1970 – Shanghai, China
In late 2016, the CTBUH confirmed that the elevator systems at Shanghai Tower achieved the following three GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® titles: Fastest Elevator Travel Speed,…

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ECADI at CTBUH

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

13 Oct 2016, CTBUH Research – The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous…

Shanghai Tower Signboard Ceremony

13 May 2016, Event Report – CTBUH joined Shanghai Tower officials in unveiling the commemorative signboard…

FacadeRetrofit.org Launched

28 Jul 2015, CTBUH Research – FacadeRetrofit.org is a unique online resource funded by the CTBUH 2014…

ECADI at CTBUH

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings
13 Oct 2016, Chicago – CTBUH Research
The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous disciplines as derived from the list of projects appearing in 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings.
Shanghai Tower Signboard Ceremony
13 May 2016, Shanghai – Event Report
CTBUH joined Shanghai Tower officials in unveiling the commemorative signboard designating Shanghai Tower as the tallest building in China.
FacadeRetrofit.org Launched
28 Jul 2015, Chicago – CTBUH Research
FacadeRetrofit.org is a unique online resource funded by the CTBUH 2014 Research Seed Funding Initiative, featuring an open database of façade retrofit building projects.
CTBUH China Office Kicks Off
18 Mar 2015, Shanghai – Event Report
The CTBUH China Office / Asia Headquarters officially launched at CAUP at Tongji University with the inaugural board meeting and a reception
Suzhou Regional Tour Report
20-21 Sep 2014, Suzhou – Tour Report
The tour started at Suzhou Zhongnan Center and continued to one of the two International Fortune Plaza towers, which had just had its topping-out ceremony the day prior.
University of Southern California Team Wins Research Seed Funding
17 Sep 2014, Shanghai – CTBUH Research Report
CTBUH is pleased to announce the awarding of the 2014 International Research Seed Funding grant to a team led by the University of Southern California.
CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Gold Sponsor
16-19 Sep 2014, Shanghai – Conference Sponsor
The survival of humanity relies on a radical repositioning of our cities to develop them beyond a collection of disparate icons, towards a vision of a Sustainable Vertical Urbanism.
Four-City Tour Generates Strong Shanghai Conference Support
14-18 Oct 2013, Shanghai – Tour Report
Preparations for the 2014 CTBUH Conference are now underway. Executive Director Antony Wood embarked on a four-city tour, meeting with more than 30 companies over the course of 10 days.
CTBUH 2012 Shanghai Conference Gold Sponsor
19-21 Sep 2012, Shanghai – Conference Sponsor
That the 21st Century will be the age of the Asian Skyscraper seems indisputable. Already, the past two decades have witnessed a major shift in tall buildings from west to east.

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Junjie Zhang

Junjie Zhang

CTBUH China Office Board, 2015 – Present
Shanghai, China

Lianjin Bao

Lianjin Bao

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2014
Shanghai, China

Wenwei Jiang

Wenwei Jiang

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2016
Shanghai, China

CTBUH Leaders at ECADI

Junjie Zhang

Junjie Zhang

CTBUH China Office Board, 2015 – Present
Shanghai, China

Lianjin Bao

Lianjin Bao

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2014
Shanghai, China

Wenwei Jiang

Wenwei Jiang

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2016
Shanghai, China

Kuishan Li

Kuishan Li

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2012
Shanghai, China

Bin Niu

Bin Niu

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2014

Qiping Weng

Qiping Weng

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2014

Jiangbin Wu

Jiangbin Wu

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2014

Dasui Wang

Dasui Wang

CTBUH Conference, Session Chair, 2012
Shanghai, China

Xinyang Luo

Xinyang Luo

CTBUH China Awards Symposium, Speaker, 2016

Ruxiang Zhang

Ruxiang Zhang

CTBUH China Awards Symposium, Speaker, 2016

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CTBUH Resources Involving ECADI

How can cities adapt the forms of tall building design to avoid homogeneous skylines?

Oct 2014 – Monthly Video Series
Mounib Hammoud, Jeddah Economic Company; Zhaohui Jia, Greenland Group; Peter Kok, Shum Yip Land; Stefan Krummeck, TFP Farrells; James Robinson, Hongkong Land; and Junjie Zhang, ECADI

Foundation Pit Support Design and Environment Protection Measure of Suzhou Zhongnan Center

18 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference
Qiping Weng, ECADI

Analysis of Pile Foundations and Loading Test of Suzhou Zhongnan Center

18 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference
Jiangbin Wu, ECADI

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Research and Design of a Complex Connected Structure Consisting of Three Super High-Rise Towers

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Da-sui Wang, Wen-wei Jiang, Ming-guo Liu & Qi Yu, ECADI

Engineering China’s Skylines

Aug 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue III
Dasui Wang, East China Architectural Design Institute

The New Structural Design Process of Supertall Buildings in China

1 Sep 2015 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 4 Number 3
Bao Lianjin, Chen Jianxing, Qian Peng, et al., ECADI

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Videos

How can cities adapt the forms of tall building design to avoid homogeneous skylines?
Oct 2014 – Monthly Video Series; Mounib Hammoud, Jeddah Economic Company; Zhaohui Jia, Greenland Group; Peter Kok, Shum Yip Land; Stefan Krummeck, TFP Farrells; James Robinson, Hongkong Land; and Junjie Zhang, ECADI
Industry leaders answering this question include: Mounib Hammoud, Jeddah Economic Company; Zhaohui Jia, Greenland Group; Peter Kok, Shum Yip Land; Stefan Krummeck, TFP Farrells; James Robinson, Hongkong Land; and Junjie Zhang, ECADI.
Foundation Pit Support Design and Environment Protection Measure of Suzhou Zhongnan Center
18 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Qiping Weng, ECADI
The Suzhou Zhongnan Center excavation site is very large, very deep, and has complex surrounding environmental conditions. Hydrogeological conditions and other unfavorable factors have brought many difficulties to the engineering of the foundation…
Analysis of Pile Foundations and Loading Test of Suzhou Zhongnan Center
18 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Jiangbin Wu, ECADI
The Zhongnan Center is located on soft soil deposits in Suzhou, China and is currently under construction. This presentation describes the pile design and the static loading tests of the supertall tower and its deep basement. The design, construction…
Tapered Profile and Structural Design of Supertall Buildings
17 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Lianjin Bao, ECADI
As supertall buildings become higher and higher and its function turns to be more and more comprehensive, huge challenges are brought to the structural design. This presentation describes the relation between tapered profile and structural design of…
2014 Shanghai International Conference - Session 06 - Q & A
17 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Panel Questions & Answers
2014 Shanghai International Conference Session 06 Questions & Answers session with speakers Hongyu Li, AECOM; Lianjin Bao, ECADI; and Zhong Fan, China Architecture Design & Research Group.
The Differences in Developing Tall Buildings in Cities in China
17 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Junjie Zhang, ECADI
ZhaoHui Jia, Greenland Group
Nengjun Luo, CITIC HEYE Investment CO., LTD.
Yin Tang, Broad Group

This panel considered whether Shanghai’s supertall buildings will characterize those undertaken in other Chinese cities and the key development drivers behind development further inland. Junjie Zhang, President, ECADI, began the session by asking the…
Interview: Junjie Zhang
17 Sep 2014 – 2014 Shanghai Conference Interviews; Junjie Zhang, ECADI
Junjie Zhang of ECADI is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2014 CTBUH Shanghai Conference at the Jin Mao Tower.
Emerging Urbanization and High-Rise Design Philosophy in China
17 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Bin Niu, ECADI
This presentation analyzes the latest exploration of international urbanization developments, as well as the development of China’s urbanization strategy and policy background. It compares the guidance and issues from the “National New-type…
2014 Shanghai International Conference - Session 04 - Q & A
17 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Panel Questions & Answers
2014 Shanghai International Conference Session 04 Questions & Answers session with speakers Bin Niu, ECADI, Enfang Liu, ISA Architecture, and Yiru Huang, Tongji University.
CFD Simulation of Urban Pedestrian Wind Comfort Optimization in a High-Rise Building Cluster – A Case Study
21 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Kuishan Li, ECADI
Wind comfort for pedestrians is a vital element in urban planning nowadays, especially for densely populated areas containing high-rise building clusters. This presentation will examine methods for obtaining accurate and reliable simulation results…
Interview: The Role of Skyscrapers in Shanghai
19 Sep 2012 – 2012 Shanghai Congress Interviews; Junjie Zhang, ECADI
Junjie Zhang of East China Architectural Design Institute (ECADI) is interviewed by Jeff Herzer during the 2012 CTBUH Shanghai Congress at the Jin Mao, Shanghai. Junjie discusses Shanghai and the role skyscrapers have played in transforming the city.
An Overview of Modern Supertall Development in China
19 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Junjie Zhang, ECADI
While China is without doubt the largest developing market for tall buildings, with a multitude of towers under construction and in planning, we can forget that the country also has an established track-record for delivering not only tall buildings,…
Track 1: The China Context for Tall Q & A
19 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Panel Questions & Answers
The Track 1 panel consisting of: Junjie Zhang, East China Architectural Design & Research Institute (ECADI); Brian Lee & William Baker, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) Chicago; and Ole Scheeren, Büro Ole Scheeren, take questions from delegates.

Papers/Research

Research and Design of a Complex Connected Structure Consisting of Three Super High-Rise Towers
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Da-sui Wang, Wen-wei Jiang, Ming-guo Liu & Qi Yu, ECADI
Currently under construction, Golden Eagle Plaza is slated to be the highest rigid-connected building in the world. The building consists of three supertall towers of over 300 meters, which are connected at the height of approximately 200 meters by…
Engineering China’s Skylines
Aug 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue III; Dasui Wang, East China Architectural Design Institute
Dasui Wang, China Design Master and chief structural engineer for East China Architectural Design Institute (ECADI), is the recipient of the inaugural CITAB - CTBUH China Tall Building Outstanding Achievement Award. Wang has committed his life’s work…
The New Structural Design Process of Supertall Buildings in China
1 Sep 2015 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 4 Number 3; Bao Lianjin, Chen Jianxing, Qian Peng, et al., ECADI
By the end of 2014, the number of completed and under-construction supertall buildings above 250 meters in China reached 90 and 129, respectively. China has become one of the centers of supertall buildings in the world. Supertall buildings in China…
Tapered Profile and Structural Design of Supertall Buildings
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Dasui Wang, Lianjin Bao, Jianxing Chen & Peng Qian, ECADI
As supertall buildings become higher and higher and its function turns to be more and more comprehensive, huge challenges are brought to the structural design. In this paper, author aims to describe the relation between tapered profile and structural…
Emerging Urbanization and High-Rise Design Philosophy in China
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Junjie Zhang, ECADI
This paper analyzes the latest exploration of international urbanization developments, as well as the development of China’s urbanization strategy and policy background. It compares the guidance and issues from the “National New-type Urbanization…
Study on Structural Efficiency of Supertall Buildings
Sep 2014 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 3 Number 3; Zhou Jianlong, Bao Lianjin, & Qian Peng, ECADI
Based on a 405m high super-tall building, the influence of outriggers, different shapes and layouts of structural plane and elevation on structural efficiency under lateral forces is studied in this paper. A calculation formula concerning the…
Structural System Selection and Highlights of Changsha IFC T1 Tower
Jun 2014 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 3 Number 2; Zhou Jianlong, Lu Daoyuan, Huang Liang, et al.
This paper presents the determination of the structural system of the Changsha IFC T1 tower with 452 m in architectural height and 440.45 m in structural height. Sensitivity analyses are carried out by varying the location of belt trusses and…
Economical Analysis of the Structural Systems for Supertall Buildings
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Dasui Wang, Jianlong Zhou & Lianjin Bao, ECADI Co., Ltd
The investments in supertall buildings are huge and the cost of structural materials and construction takes the highest portion. This paper discusses numerous factors that influence the structural construction cost of supertall buildings which…
CFD Simulation of Urban Pedestrian Wind Comfort Optimization in a High-Rise Building Cluster – A Case Study
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Kuishan Li & Feng Wang, ECADI Co. Ltd; Haisong Yang & He Li, Tianjin innovative Finance Investment Co. Ltd.
Wind comfort for pedestrians is concerned in urban planning, especially for high-rise building clusters. The computational fluid dynamics (CFD) method is widely used to predict the wind environment of the area by many researchers, which has many…
An Overview of Modern Supertall Development in China
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Junjie Zhang, ECADI
Modern supertall buildings have become one of the vital icons in economic development and urbanization progress in mainland China as well as one of the major focuses in China’s construction industry. This paper will review the context of modern…
Context to China’s Legacy of Tall Building Development
Aug 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue III; Junjie Zhang, ECADI
Modern supertall buildings have become one of the vital symbols of economic development and the urbanization progress in mainland China, as well as one of the major focuses of China’s construction industry. This paper reviews the context of modern…
Performance Based Seismic Design of a 75-Story Buckling Restrained Slender Steel Plate Shear Wall Tower
May 2010 – ASCI/SEI Structures Congress; Sam Lee & Yun Liao, Guangzhou Scientific Computing Consultants; Dasui Wang, ECADI; Neville Mathias, SOM
The Jinta Tower is a 75-story building located in Tianjin, China, with slender steel plate shear walls (SPSW) used as the primary lateral load resisting system. Construction detail, method and schedule constraints result in the steel plates being…

ECADI Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 74 Completed36 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 10 Completed18 Under Constr.
Average Building Age 9 Years
Most Common Function office, 50 Buildings
Most Common Material Composite, 46 Buildings
Building Functions
 
Building Materials
 

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.

Tall Buildings Involving ECADI

1   Wuhan Greenland Center 2018 636 m Wuhan
2   Shanghai Tower 2015 632 m Shanghai
3   Goldin Finance 117 2018 597 m Tianjin
4   Tianjin CTF Finance Centre 2018 530 m Tianjin
5   Dalian Greenland Center 2019 518 m Dalian
6   Shanghai World Financial Center 2008 492 m Shanghai
7   Chengdu Greenland Tower 2019 468 m Chengdu
8   Changsha IFS Tower T1 2017 452 m Changsha
9   Suzhou IFS 2017 450 m Suzhou
10   Zifeng Tower 2010 450 m Nanjing
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Wuhan Greenland Center 2018 636 m Wuhan
2   Shanghai Tower 2015 632 m Shanghai
3   Goldin Finance 117 2018 597 m Tianjin
4   Tianjin CTF Finance Centre 2018 530 m Tianjin
5   Dalian Greenland Center 2019 518 m Dalian
6   Shanghai World Financial Center 2008 492 m Shanghai
7   Chengdu Greenland Tower 2019 468 m Chengdu
8   Changsha IFS Tower T1 2017 452 m Changsha
9   Suzhou IFS 2017 450 m Suzhou
10   Zifeng Tower 2010 450 m Nanjing
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.