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Height: Occupied
555 m / 1,821 ft
 
Height: To Tip
660 m / 2,165 ft
Height: Architectural
660 m / 2,165 ft
 
Ping An Finance Center Outline
Height: Observatory
550 m / 1,804 ft
Floors Above Ground
115
Floors Below Ground
5
# of Elevators
80
Top Elevator Speed
10 m/s
Development GFA
459,525 m² / 4,946,286 ft²
# of Parking Spaces
1,174

Facts

Official Name Ping An Finance Center
Other Names PAFC, Ping An International Finance Center Tower 1
Structure Type Building
Status Under Construction
Country China
City Shenzhen
Street Address & Map Lot No. 1, Futian District
Building Function office
Structural Material composite
Energy Label LEED Gold
Proposed 2008
Construction Start 2010
Completion 2016

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer Ping An Life Insurance Company of China
Architect
Design Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Architect of Record China Construction Design International
Structural Engineer Thornton Tomasetti
MEP Engineer J. Roger Preston Group
Main Contractor China Construction First Group Construction & Development Co., Ltd.
Other Consultant
• Cost Rider Levett Bucknall
Façade ALT Cladding
• Fire Arup
• LEED Arup
• Sustainability Arup
• Traffic MVA Transportation, Planning & Management Consultants
• Wind RWDI
Material Supplier
• Cladding Outokumpu
• Elevator Schindler

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Leaders Tour Ping An Tower
17 Oct 2013 – Tour Report

Four-City Tour Generates Strong Shanghai Conference Support
13-17 Oct 2013 – Tour Report

China to Dominate Tall Building Development
21 Aug 2012 – CTBUH Research

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CTBUH Leaders Tour Ping An Tower
17 Oct 2013, Shenzhen – Tour Report
Executive Director Antony Wood and Trustee David Malott were treated to a high-octane tour of the under-construction Ping An Financial Center tower by its developer’s CEO.
Four-City Tour Generates Strong Shanghai Conference Support
13-17 Oct 2013, Shanghai – Tour Report
Preparations for the 2014 CTBUH Conference are now underway. Executive Director Antony Wood embarked on a four-city tour, meeting with more than 30 companies over the course of 10 days.
China to Dominate Tall Building Development
21 Aug 2012, Chicago – CTBUH Research
Nine of the 20 tallest buildings currently under construction in the world are located in China, which is now leading the way in the development of supertall buildings.
The Tallest 20 in 2020
7 Dec 2011, Chicago – CTBUH Research
Within this decade we will likely witness not only the world’s first kilometer-tall building, but also the completion of a significant number of buildings over 600 meters.

Global News

Shenzhen Construction Halted After Cheap Sand Warning
19 Mar 2013 – Shenzhen

Videos

Session 2: What Contributes Most to Sustainability in Tall Buildings?
10 Jun 2013 – Dennis Poon, Neville Glanville, Klaus Lother & David Malott

Interview: China's Future Tallest
19 Sep 2012 – David Malott, KPF

Ping An Finance Center: Pioneering China’s Tallest – Efficiencies of Form and Structures
19 Sep 2012 – David Malott, KPF

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Session 2: What Contributes Most to Sustainability in Tall Buildings?
10 Jun 2013 – Presentation at CTBUH 2013 London Conference; Dennis Poon, Neville Glanville, Klaus Lother & David Malott
The next generation of tall buildings will be judged on more than sheer height or aesthetic appearance. In the context of sustainability, they will also be judged on more…
Interview: China's Future Tallest
19 Sep 2012 – 2012 Shanghai Congress Interviews; David Malott, KPF
David Malott of Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates is interviewed by Jeff Herzer during the 2012 CTBUH Shanghai Congress at the Jin Mao, Shanghai. David discusses two of China'…
Ping An Finance Center: Pioneering China’s Tallest – Efficiencies of Form and Structures
19 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; David Malott, KPF; Dennis Poon, Thornton Tomasetti
Upon completion in 2015, the Ping An Finance Center will join an elite group of megatall buildings. This presentation discusses using the Ping An Finance Center and other…
Interview: Ping An Finance Center
18 Sep 2012 – 2012 Shanghai Congress Interviews; Vincent Tse, Parsons Brinckerhoff
Vincent Tse of Parsons Brinckerhoff is interviewed by Jeff Herzer during the 2012 CTBUH Shanghai Congress at the Jin Mao, Shanghai. Vincent talks about the tall building…
Interview: Shanghai Tower and Ping An Finance Center
17 Sep 2012 – 2012 Shanghai Congress Interviews; Dennis Poon, Thornton Tomasetti
Dennis Poon of Thornton Tomasetti is interviewed by Jeff Herzer during the 2012 CTBUH Shanghai Congress at the Jin Mao, Shanghai. Dennis discusses two megatall towers…
The Challenges for Supertall Building Structural Design and Sustainability Issues
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Dennis CK Poon, Thornton Tomasetti
Upon completion in 2014, the Ping An Tower will be the tallest tower in China, and the centerpiece of the growing Shenzhen skyline located just a few minutes north of…
Symbiosis: Supertalls and Future Cities
2 Feb 2010 – Presentation at CTBUH 2010 Mumbai Conference; James von Klemperer, KPF
KPF has designed some of the most iconic tall buildings around the world, including the Shanghai World Financial Centre which won the CTBUH 2008 Best Tall Building Award…

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Research Papers

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

Ping An Finance Center: Pioneering China’s Tallest – Efficiencies of Form and Structures
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai

The Tallest 20 in 2020: Entering the Era of the Megatall
Jan 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue I