Phoenix Towers (China)
|Town or city||Wuhan|
|Construction started||2014 (planned)|
|Height||1 kilometre (3,300 ft)|
|Grounds||7 hectares (17 acres)|
|Design and construction|
|Architecture firm||Chetwoods Architects|
At 1 kilometre (3,300 ft) high, the towers will be the second tallest structure in the world when completed. The towers are being designed by Chetwoods Architects. Completion is planned for 2018 at a cost of GB£1.2 billion.
The Phoenix Towers are being designed by London-based Chetwoods Architects in partnership with the HuaYan Group. The project will consist of two buildings, representing the male and female dualistic aspects of Chinese culture. The taller tower, Feng, will have about 100 floors for residential living, offices and retail space. The slightly smaller Huang tower will contain "the world's tallest garden". The towers will be constructed on an island in a lake, covering a 7-hectare (17-acre) site.
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