Raffles City Hangzhou Tower 1


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Figures

Height: Architectural 256.3 m / 841 ft
Height: Occupied 244.5 m / 802 ft
Height: To Tip 256.3 m / 841 ft
Floors Above Ground 61
Floors Below Ground 2
# of Elevators 30
Top Elevator Speed 6 m/s
Tower GFA 187,119 m² / 2,014,132 ft²
Development GFA 393,000 m² / 4,230,217 ft²
# of Apartments 180
# of Hotel Rooms 324
# of Parking Spaces 1,952

Facts

Official Name Raffles City Hangzhou Tower 1
Name of Complex Raffles City
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country China
City Hangzhou
Street Address & Map No. 228, Xinye Road, Jianggan District
Postal Code 310016
Building Function SOHO / serviced apartments / office / retail
Structural Material concrete
Energy Label LEED Gold BD+C: Core and Shell
Proposed 2017
Construction Start 2009
Completion 2017
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Global Ranking #434 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #262 Tallest in Asia
City Ranking #5 Tallest in Hangzhou

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer CapitaLand Limited
Architect
Design UNStudio
Architect of Record China United Engineering Corporation
Structural Engineer
Design Arup
MEP Engineer
Design Shanghai SAIYO Construction Engineering Co.,Ltd; Arup
Main Contractor Shanghai Construction No.4 (Group) Co., Ltd.
Other Consultant
• Cost Davis Langdon & Seah
Façade Permasteelisa Group; Meinhardt; Shenyang Yuanda Aluminium Industry Engineering Co.,Ltd.
• Façade Maintenance Access Advisors Ltd.
• Fire Arup
• Landscape TOPO Design Group. LLC
• LEED Arup
• Lighting Ag Licht; LEOX Design
• Quantity Surveyor Davis Langdon
• Timber MVA Transportation, Planning & Management Consultants
Material Supplier
• Cladding Hilti AG

Research Papers

High-Rises From the Past and For the Future
Oct 2019 – 2019 Chicago 10th World Congress Proceedings - 50 Forward | 50 Back

Raffles City in Hangzhou China - The Engineering of a ‘Vertical City’ of Vibrant Waves
Mar 2017 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 6 Number 1

Evolution of Seismic Engineering and Design of Ultra Tall Buildings in China Innovations and Sustainability
Sep 2016 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 5 Number 3

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Papers Related to Raffles City Hangzhou Tower 1

Papers Related to Raffles City Hangzhou Tower 1

High-Rises From the Past and For the Future
Oct 2019 – 2019 Chicago 10th World Congress Proceedings - 50 Forward | 50 Back; Astrid Piber, UNStudio
In some an increasing number of cities, vertical expansion has been the only viable option, however efforts should also be concentrated on remodeling existing buildings…
Raffles City in Hangzhou China - The Engineering of a ‘Vertical City’ of Vibrant Waves
Mar 2017 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 6 Number 1; Aaron J. Wang, CapitaLand Limited
This mixed-use Raffles City (RCH) development is located near the Qiantang River in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang province, located southwest of Shanghai, China. The…
Evolution of Seismic Engineering and Design of Ultra Tall Buildings in China Innovations and Sustainability
Sep 2016 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 5 Number 3; Aaron J. Wang, CapitaLand Management
With the booming of construction and property industries in China, the demand for high-rises and mega-scale buildings with more integrated building functions, open- and…
From Block to Blob and Back Again
Nov 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue IV; Ben van Berkel, UNStudio
United Network Studio (UN Studio) is a Dutch architecture firm founded in 1988 by Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos, which in the 2000s established offices in Shanghai and…

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