Chongqing World Financial Center

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Chongqing World Financial Center
Chongqing World Financial Centre.jpg
View of the Chongqing World Financial Center from a bridge on the Jialing River.
General information
Status Complete
Type Office[1]
Location Chongqing
China
Construction started 2010[2]
Completed 2014
Opening 2014[2]
Owner Chongqing Worthy Land Co., Ltd.
Height
Antenna spire 339 metres (1,112 ft)[2]
Top floor 310.3 metres (1,018 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 79[1]
Floor area 2,200,143 ft² (204,400 m²)
Lifts/elevators 43
Design and construction
Architect C.Y. Lee.[1]
Developer Huaxun Real Estate Development Co. Ltd.[1]
Structural engineer Arup; Chongqing Architecture and Design Institute
Main contractor China State Construction Fourth Engineering Division Corporation Ltd.

The Chongqing World Financial Center, also known as Global Financial Building (Chinese: 环球金融中心; Chinese: 環球金融中心) is a late-modernist supertall skyscraper in Chongqing, China.[1] The office tower has a height of 339 metres (1,112 ft)[2] and contain 79 floors. The skyscraper was first proposed in 2007 and broke ground in 2010. Construction of the glass and steel-building was completed in 2014.[2] Upon completion, it was the tallest building in Chongqing, but will be surpassed by the Chongqing International Trade and Commerce Center in 2017.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Global Financial Building". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2008-11-07. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Chongqing World Financial Center". The Skyscraper Center. Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Retrieved 2013-03-28. 


Coordinates: 29°33′39″N 106°34′15″E / 29.5608°N 106.5709°E / 29.5608; 106.5709