Nanjing Olympic Suning Tower

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Height: Architectural 400 m / 1,312 ft
Height: Occupied 382 m / 1,253 ft
Height: To Tip 400 m / 1,312 ft
Height: Observatory 382 m / 1,253 ft
Floors Above Ground 88
Floors Below Ground 5
# of Elevators 46
Tower GFA 226,000 m² / 2,432,644 ft²
Development GFA 317,000 m² / 3,412,160 ft²
# of Parking Spaces 1,828


Official Name Nanjing Olympic Suning Tower
Other Names Nanjing Tower
Structure Type Building
Status On Hold
Country China
City Nanjing
Street Address & Map Yanshan Road
Building Function residential / hotel / office
Structural Material steel/concrete
Proposed 2009
Construction Start 2011

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer Suning Real Estate Group
Design JAHN
Architect of Record Shanghai Institute of Architectural Design & Research
Structural Engineer
Design Werner Sobek Group GmbH
MEP Engineer
Design WSP Flack + Kurtz
Other Consultant
• Fire Rolf Jensen & Associates
• Landscape Schmidt Landschaftsarchitekten
• Lighting AIK-Atelier de Yann Kersale; L-PLAN LIGHTING DESIGN
• Vertical Transportation H.H. Angus & Associates Limited
• Wind RWDI
Material Supplier
• Elevator Sematic S.r.l.

CTBUH Initiatives

Skybridges Research Team Visits Major Projects in China, Malaysia
31 Jul 2019 – Event Report

Height & Data Committee Meets at 2018 Middle East Conference
20 Oct 2018 – Event Report

CTBUH Founder, Dr. Lynn Beedle, at 100
7 Dec 2017 – CTBUH News

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Nanjing Olympic Suning Tower

Skybridges Research Team Visits Major Projects in China, Malaysia
31 Jul 2019, Shenzhen – Event Report
Three researchers from the CTBUH Skybridges Research Team visited four key skybridge-linked projects in Shenzhen, Chongqing, Beijing, and Kuala Lumpur.
Height & Data Committee Meets at 2018 Middle East Conference
20 Oct 2018, Dubai – Event Report
The CTBUH Height and Data Committee met to discuss several key definitions of structural types, as well as some urban-scale considerations.
CTBUH Founder, Dr. Lynn Beedle, at 100
7 Dec 2017, Chicago – CTBUH News
The founder of the CTBUH, Dr. Lynn Beedle, a professor and eventually director of the Fritz Engineering Laboratory at Lehigh University, would have been 100 years old on December 7.
Asia Pacific Seminar Series
3-5 Jul 2017 – Event Report
CTBUH Singapore, in coordination with CTBUH Malaysia and CTBUH Thailand, hosted a multi-city seminar on sustainable design in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and Bangkok.
CTBUH Malaysia: How to Improve Design and Build Efficiency
21 Jul 2016, Kuala Lumpur – Event Report
CTBUH Malaysia held its inaugural event in the Malaysian Petroleum Club at Petronas Towers, kindly supported by KLCC and Turner International Malaysia.
Megacolumns Research – Update and First Deliverable
Sep 2014, Chicago – CTBUH Research Report
Progress is being made on the Composite Megacolumns research project, with a case study and laboratories selected for the destructive tests
Helmut Jahn Discusses His Lifetime's Work
18 Oct 2012 – Awards Symposium Video & PPT
Never predictable, never simplistic, Helmut Jahn has developed a complex portfolio of iconic buildings around the world. Standout projects include the Sony Center in Berlin, Xerox Center in Chicago…


City-Scapes: Transformations + Interventions
11 Jun 2013 – Helmut Jahn, JAHN

Lynn S. Beedle Lifetime Achievement Award: Archi-neering Tall
18 Oct 2012 – Helmut Jahn, Murphy/Jahn

Innovative and Sustainable High-Rise Façade Systems in Asia
19 Sep 2012 – Thomas Winterstetter, Werner Sobek Group

Research Papers

Skybridges: State of the Art
Aug 2020 – CTBUH Journal 2020 Issue III

Debating Tall: A Supertall Future in the US?
27 Jan 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue I

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