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Height: Occupied
427.1 m / 1,401 ft
Height: To Tip
441.8 m / 1,449 ft
Height: Architectural
441.8 m / 1,449 ft
KK100 Outline
Height: Observatory
427.1 m / 1,401 ft
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
# of Elevators
Top Elevator Speed
9 m/s
Tower GFA
220,000 m² / 2,368,060 ft²
Development GFA
417,000 m² / 4,488,551 ft²
# of Hotel Rooms
# of Parking Spaces


Official Name KK100
Other Names KK100 Development, Kingkey 100, Kingkey Finance Center Plaza, Kingkey Finance Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country China
City Shenzhen
Street Address & Map 5016 Shennan East Road
Building Functions hotel / office
Structural Material composite
Energy Label LEED Gold
Proposed 2004
Construction Start 2007
Completion 2011
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Global Ranking #11 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #7 Tallest in Asia
National Ranking #4 Tallest in China
City Ranking #1 Tallest in Shenzhen

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer Shenzhen Kingkey Real Estate Development Co. Ltd
Design TFP Farrells
Architect of Record Huasen Architectural & Engineering Designing Consultants Ltd.
Structural Engineer Arup; RBS Architectural Engineering Design Associates
MEP Engineer Arup
Main Contractor China Construction Fourth Engineering Division Corp. Ltd.
Other Consultant
• Property Management Jones Lang LaSalle, Inc.
Material Supplier
• Sealants Dow Corning Corporation

About KK100

As part of the larger KK100 development, the new curved tower is a powerful addition to Shenzhen. The intricate detailing of the facade, as well as the bell-shaped entry canopy, draw users into the building. At the curving pinnacle of the tower, striking hotel amenities are placed in a suspended egg form, accessed through an 18-story-high atrium. These public spaces offer panoramic views of the city and a wholly unique experience. See Project Case Study

CTBUH Initiatives

Shenzhen Regional Tour Report
20 Sep 2014 – Tour Report

Hong Kong & Shenzhen Tour Report: Touring Two Tall Cities
21-22 Sep 2012 – Tour Report

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2011
Dec 2011 – CTBUH Journal Paper

More Initiatives

CTBUH Initiatives Related to KK100

Shenzhen Regional Tour Report
20 Sep 2014, Shenzhen – Tour Report
In Shenzhen attendees toured the sky lobby of Ping An Finance Center. Attendees enjoyed a traditional Chinese lunch at the Four Seasons Hotel before continuing to KK100.
Hong Kong & Shenzhen Tour Report
21-22 Sep 2012, Hong Kong – Tour Report
Delegates from the Congress flew to Hong Kong to visit one of the tallest cities in the world. The second day included a side trip to Shenzhen, including a private tour of KK100.
CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2011
Dec 2011 – CTBUH Journal Paper
The annual story is becoming a familiar one: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and now 2011 have each sequentially broke the record for the most 200 meter or higher buildings completed in a given year. Once…
A Private View: CTBUH Tour of KK100 Tower
6 Dec 2011, Shenzhen – Tour Report
CTBUH held an exclusive insight and tour of the recently completed 442 meter Kingkey 100 Tower, hosted by the CTBUH Hong Kong Representative, Stefan Krummeck.


Interview: Integration of Tall Buildings
10 Jun 2013 – Sir Terry Farrell, Farrells

Session 10: Developing High-Rise Living in the European Context
10 Jun 2013 – Angela Brady, Harry Handelsman, John Mizon & Paul Monaghan

Session 6: The Urban and Public Realm
10 Jun 2013 – Sir Stuart Lipton, Sir Terry Farrell, Lee Polisano & Graham Stirk

Research Papers

Tall Buildings in Numbers: The Tallest 15 Cities in China
Sep 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue III

Urban Models for the 21st Century
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2011
Dec 2011 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue I