Corporate Avenue 1

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Height: Occupied
429.6 m / 1,409 ft
Height: To Tip
458 m / 1,503 ft
Height: Architectural
458 m / 1,503 ft
Corporate Avenue 1 Outline
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
# of Elevators
Top Elevator Speed
7 m/s
Tower GFA
248,470 m² / 2,674,509 ft²
Development GFA
681,065 m² / 7,330,923 ft²
# of Parking Spaces


Official Name Corporate Avenue 1
Name of Complex Chongqing International Trade and Commerce Center
Other Names Chongqing International Trade and Commerce Center 1, Jialing Fanying Tower 1, Jia Ling Fan Ying International Trade & Commerce Centre
Structure Type Building
Status Under Construction
Country China
City Chongqing
Street Address & Map Jialingjiang Binjiang Road
Building Function hotel / office
Structural Material composite
  • Core: Reinforced Concrete
  • Columns: Concrete Encased Steel
  • Floor Spanning: Steel
Energy Label LEED Gold BD+C: Core and Shell
Proposed 2007
Construction Start 2012
Completion 2022
Official Website Chongqing Corporate Avenue

Companies Involved

• Current China Vanke Co.,Ltd
• Past Shui On Land Limited
Design Chongqing Architecture and Design Institute; Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Architect of Record P & T Group
Structural Engineer
Design Arup
MEP Engineer
Design Arup
Main Contractor China Construction Third Engineering Bureau Co., Ltd.
Other Consultant
• Cost WT Partnership
Façade Forster Engineering Consultants Co., Ltd.; ALT Limited
• Geotechnical Arup
• Landscape Design Land Collaborative
• Lighting Brandston Partnership, Inc.
• Sustainability Arup
• Way Finding duttonBRAY Design Limited
• Wind NOVA Fluid Mechanics; Cermak Peterka Petersen (CPP), Inc.
Material Supplier
• Cladding Jangho Group Co., Ltd.
• Crane Favelle Favco Group
• Elevator KONE
• Paint/Coating Jotun
• Sealants Dow
• Steel China Construction Steel Structure Corporation

About Corporate Avenue 1

As a centerpiece of the 3.6-million-square-meter Chongqing Tian Di Master Plan, a major redevelopment of the downtown core area, the Chongqing International Commerce Center will provide a nexus of activity, bringing people together for both work and leisure. Informed by curvilinear geometry, the complex’s light and graceful form is clearly expressed in the simple configuration of the Corporate Avenue 1, the tallest tower on site.

The architectural language used to realize the building acknowledges the city’s ancient cultural, social, and economic origins; the central and local government’s visionary “314” Overall Plan; and Chongqing’s geographic location. The sail design brings to life the commercial junk ships that long navigated the Yangtze and Jialing Rivers, Chongqing’s primary routes to the outside world. The main tower’s two overlapping sail forms generate an oval in plan. The sail form is also evident in the wavelike design of the podium roof. The exterior wall design aims to instill a sense of movement and lightness. Consisting of glass, the façade defines the curving form of the tower, sloping inwards as they rise and adding to the organic feel of the structure. This form also helps to minimize light contamination, as the light hitting the exterior surfaces will be dispersed rather than concentrated.

Corporate Avenue 1’s façade pattern is designed to evoke Chongqing’s image as the city of “double happiness,” as window units are organized in groups of two. This allusion seamlessly unites the architectural ambition of the urban renewal project with the city’s plans to incorporate the strengths of its past into the potential of its future. The duality expressed in all three of the towers in the complex is meant to harmonize with these aspirations.

CTBUH Initiatives

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings
13 Oct 2016 – CTBUH Research

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