UpperHills North Tower 1A

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Height: Occupied
216.7 m / 711 ft
Height: To Tip
232.8 m / 764 ft
Height: Architectural
230.4 m / 756 ft
UpperHills North Tower 1A Outline
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
# of Elevators
Top Elevator Speed
6 m/s
Tower GFA
168,790 m² / 1,816,840 ft²
Development GFA
263,829 m² / 2,839,832 ft²
# of Apartments


Official Name UpperHills North Tower 1A
Name of Complex Shum Yip Upperhills
Other Names SEG-Hitachi Industrial Park Redevelopment Tower 1A
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country China
City Shenzhen
Street Address & Map 5001 Huang Gang Road, Futian
Building Function residential
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2011
Construction Start 2011
Completion 2015
Official Website UpperHills
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Regional Ranking #471 Tallest in Asia
City Ranking #46 Tallest in Shenzhen

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer Shum Yip Land Company Limited
Design Gravity Partnership
Architect of Record Zhubo Design
Structural Engineer
Engineer of Record Zhubo Design
MEP Engineer
Engineer of Record Zhubo Design
Main Contractor Shenzhen Fangda Building Technology Group, Co., Ltd.; China Construction Third Engineering Bureau Co., Ltd.
Other Consultant
Façade HS&A; Permasteelisa Group
• Interiors MOK Design & Associates Limited
• Landscape Gravity Green Ltd.
• Lighting LEOX Design
• Traffic MVA Transportation, Planning & Management Consultants


CTBUH Video Interview – Yan Meng
18 Oct 2016 – Yan Meng, Urbanus

Tall Buildings and Context: Appropriate High Rise Vernaculars
18 Oct 2016 – Timothy Johnson, NBBJ; Yansong Ma, MAD Architects; Winy Maas, MVRDV; Yan Meng, Urbanus; Patrik Schumacher, Zaha Hadid Architects; Jerry Yin, SOHO China Co. Ltd.

Do We Need 700 Meter High-Rise Buildings?
17 Oct 2016 – Jovi Chu, Shum Yip Land Company Limited

Research Papers

Do We Need 700 Meter High-Rise Buildings?
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

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