Wuhan Greenland Center

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Wuhan Greenland Center
Wuhan Greenland Center main tower site.JPG
The construction site of the 636 metre main tower, photo taken on Jan 26th, 2013.
General information
Status Under construction
Type Hotel, Residential, Office
Location Wuhan, Hubei, China
Coordinates 30°35′06″N 114°19′02″E / 30.5850°N 114.3172°E / 30.5850; 114.3172
Estimated completion 2017[1]
Cost $4.5 billion
Height
Antenna spire 636 m (2,087 ft)
Roof 547 m (1,795 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 125
Floor area 303,275 m2 (3,264,420 sq ft)
Design and construction
Architect Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
Developer Greenland Group
Engineer Thornton Tomasetti
References
[2][3]

Wuhan Greenland Center[4] is a 636 m (2,087 ft) tall, 125-storey skyscraper currently under construction in Wuhan, China.[1][5] In June 2011, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architects in conjunction with Thornton Tomasetti Engineers won the design competition to build the tower for Greenland Group.[6] The design has many energy saving features.[6] The building's height was increased to 636 m, and the expected completion date is now 2017.[1][5]

History[edit]

  • Dec 8, 2010, ceremony for construction held.[7]
  • Jul 1, 2011, overall construction started.
  • Jun 28, 2012, started building underground reinforcement structure.[8]
  • Sep 12, 2012, started digging the base.[9]
  • Jun 26, 2013, base completed.[10]
  • Jan 4, 2014, first steel beams installed.[11]
  • Jul 28, 2014, basement finished, above-ground construction started.[12]

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Coordinates: 30°35′06″N 114°19′02″E / 30.58500°N 114.31722°E / 30.58500; 114.31722