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Height: Occupied
345 m / 1,132 ft
Height: To Tip
392.5 m / 1,288 ft
Height: Architectural
392.5 m / 1,288 ft
China Resources Headquarters Outline
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
Tower GFA
268,713 m² / 2,892,403 ft²


Official Name China Resources Headquarters
Name of Complex China Resources Shenzhen Bay
Other Names China Resources Shenzhen Bay
Structure Type Building
Status Architecturally Topped Out
Country China
City Shenzhen
Street Address & Map Keyuan Avenue
Building Function office
Structural Material composite
  • Core: Reinforced Concrete
  • Columns: Steel
  • Floor Spanning: Steel
Proposed 2012
Construction Start 2014
Completion 2018

Companies Involved

Developer China Resources (Holdings) Company Limited
Design Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Architect of Record CCDI Group
Structural Engineer
Design Arup
Engineer of Record CCDI Group
MEP Engineer
Design Parsons Brinckerhoff Consultants Private Limited
Engineer of Record CCDI Group
Main Contractor China State Construction Engineering Corporation
Other Consultant
Façade Arup
• Façade Maintenance Lerch Bates
• Fire Arup
• Lighting Brandston Partnership, Inc.
• Quantity Surveyor WT Partnership
• Sustainability Atkins
• Traffic MVA Transportation, Planning & Management Consultants
Material Supplier
• Cladding Jangho Group Co., Ltd.

About China Resources Headquarters

The China Resources Headquarters is located in the center of the Houhai District in Shenzhen. The supertall tower anchors the master planned China Resources Business District, which is bordered by Shenzhen Bay to the east, the Shenzhen Sports Complex to the north, and a linear greenbelt to the south.

Strategically positioned to overlook Shenzhen Bay, the tower is fully enmeshed in its built environment through underground links to public transportation. The experience of the building is enriched by the addition of a vegetated park to the north where a small glass pavilion transitions into a sunken plaza that functions as a hub space connecting the office lobby at the mezzanine level, a museum, retail space, performance hall, and auditorium.

The verticality of the tower and its tapered sculptural form is further emphasized by a series of external columns. These 56 columns converge into 28 columns along both the bottom and upper sections of the tower in a diagrid form. The diagrid not only strengthens the building’s structural integrity, but creates unique visual and functional conditions. At the base, it serves a series of entry portals, while at the top, it facilitates the building’s iconic form with a series of circular plans terminating in a sharp point. This structural system also allows for column-free office interiors.

The tapering tower form facilitates a variety of office types, with an organizational structure that allows for smaller and more boutique office floor plates. The “sky hall” located at the very top of the tower is where various corporate functions will be held. There, occupants get an interior view of the spire as well as views of the surrounding city.

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