Shun Hing Square
|Shun Hing Square|
|Type||Office, parking garage, retail|
|Location||5002 Shen Nan Road East, Shenzhen, China|
|Owner||Kumagai Gumi Company|
|Architectural||384 m (1,260 ft)|
|Roof||325 m (1,066 ft)|
|Top floor||298.1 m (978 ft)|
|Observatory||298.1 m (978 ft)|
|Floor count||69 (+3 basement floors)|
|Floor area||280,000 m2 (3,000,000 sq ft)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||K.Y. Cheung Design Associates|
|Developer||Shun Hing Group|
|Structural engineer||Maunsell AECOM Group|
The building was built at a pace of four floors in nine days. The main tower is of office space, while an accompanying 120 metres tall,35-floor annex contains apartments, a car park and a 5-storied shopping arcade complex, four sets of escalators, five passenger lifts and two service lifts, and a floor area ranging from 3450 m2 to 4900 m2. On the top floor is the Meridian View Centre, an observation deck. Its widespread nickname "Diwang Building" derives it from the auction price for the piece of land it stands being the most expensive over Shenzhen at its time.24500 tonnes of steel were used in construction.
It is currently the second tallest in Shenzhen, 9th tallest building in mainland China, and the 17th tallest in the world,the tallest building in the world with fewer than 70 floors and the tallest all-steel building in China. It was the tallest building in China from from 1996 to the completionCITIC Plaza in Guangzhou in 1997. It was also the first skyscraper in China to be one of the ten tallest in the world (Bank of China Tower and Central Plaza, of Hong Kong, were constructed while Hong Kong was still under British sovereignty). Tallest building constructed in Shenzhen in the 1990s.Tallest building in Shenzhen from 1996 to September 2011,surpassed by the nearby 441.8 metres tall (1,449 ft)Kingkey 100. With a width to height ratio of 1:9,it was the thinnest building in the world upon completion.
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- List of tallest buildings in the world
- List of tallest buildings and structures in the People's Republic of China
- List of tallest buildings in Shenzhen
See Video: Meridian View Centre observation deck
- "Shun Hing Square - The Skyscraper Center". Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.
- "Shun Hing Square". Skyscraperpage.com. Retrieved 2008-07-08.
- "Shun Hing Square". skyscraperpicture.com. Retrieved 2008-07-08.
- "Shun Hing Square". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-07-08.