Sky High In Shenzhen

by Dennis C.K. Poon, P.E., (M.ASCE), Vice Chairman; Thornton Tomasetti, New York, NY,
Torsten G. Gottlebe, P.E., Associate Principal; Thornton Tomasetti, New York, NY,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2017, Vol. 87, Issue 12, Pg. 48-53,84


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: At 599 m tall, the Ping An Finance Center in the Chinese city of Shenzhen is the tallest office building in the world. Given all the challenges the project had to overcome, the structure also stands out as a towering achievement in cost-effective, innovative design.

Subject Headings: Urban areas | Commercial buildings | Financial management | Innovation

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