Changsha Facts

Population 7,044,118 (2010) Source: Census
Area 11,819 km² • 4,563 mi²
150m+ Buildings 20 Completed10 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings None • 8 Under Constr.
Tallest Building Huayuan Center Tower 7 (270 m)
Global Ranking #43 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #28 in Asia by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #17 in China by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Agricultural Bank of China Tower (1984)
Average Building Age 7 years
Most Common Function Office, 61%
Most Common Material Composite, 60%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Changsha IFS Tower T1 2017 452 m
2   Shimao Hunan Center 2018 347 m
3   Changsha A9 Financial District 2019 330 m
4   Binjiang IFC Tower 1 2021 328 m
5   Xinchu Qingtian Plaza Tower 1 2019 319 m
6   Changsha IFS Tower T2 2017 315 m
7   Xinchu Qingtian Plaza Tower 2 2019 310 m
8   Huachuang International Plaza Tower 1 2017 300 m
9   Huayuan Center Tower 7 2016 270 m
10   Binjiang IFC Tower 2 2020 258 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Northstar Changsha Centre Tower 1 - 400 m
2   Xiang River Tower - 272 m
3   A9 Tower 2 - 240 m
4   Huayuan Center Tower 3 - 116 m
5   Huayuan Center Tower 2 - 100 m
  Proposed
1   Changsha IFS Tower T1 2017 452 m
2   Northstar Changsha Centre Tower 1 - 400 m
3   Shimao Hunan Center 2018 347 m
4   Changsha A9 Financial District 2019 330 m
5   Binjiang IFC Tower 1 2021 328 m
6   Xinchu Qingtian Plaza Tower 1 2019 319 m
7   Changsha IFS Tower T2 2017 315 m
8   Xinchu Qingtian Plaza Tower 2 2019 310 m
9   Huachuang International Plaza Tower 1 2017 300 m
10   Xiang River Tower - 272 m
  Arch. Topped Out   Under Constr.   Proposed

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CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal Paper

Changsha Regional Tour Report
20-21 Sep 2014 – Tour Report

The Tallest 15 Cities in China
Sep 2012 – CTBUH Research

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Changsha

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal Paper
An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in building functions and structural materials.
Changsha Regional Tour Report
20-21 Sep 2014, Changsha – Tour Report
The tour began with the Broad Sustainable Building (BSB) campus including the New-Ark Hotel. The group also visited Broad’s construction site of a 59-story tower.
The Tallest 15 Cities in China
Sep 2012 – CTBUH Research
With over 1.3 billion citizens and a rapidly urbanizing population, China is developing tall buildings more than any other country globally.
Changsha Regional Tour Report
22-23 Sep 2012, Changsha – Tour Report
Attendees enjoyed an exclusive tour of the China Broad Group Facilities and spent the night in the T30 Hotel. The tour covered the company's manufacturing and research facilities.
Inside the China Broad Group
Aug 2012, Changsha – Tour Report
CTBUH’s Executive Director tours the headquarters of the company behind the 30-story tower erected in 15 days. Now they want to build the world’s tallest tower in nine months.

Global News

Work Stalls on Sky City, But BSB Remains Positive
28 Aug 2013 – The New York Times has produced a trio of pieces…

Videos

New Chapter of Earthquake Resistance
Jul 2014 – Broad Sustainable Buildings

New Ark Hotel
Jul 2014 – Broad Sustainable Buildings

History Rewritten (T30 Hotel)
Jul 2014 – Broad Sustainable Buildings

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Videos Related to Changsha

New Chapter of Earthquake Resistance
Jul 2014 – Other Videos; Broad Sustainable Buildings
Broad Sustainable Buildings 30-story test building withstands a 9-magnitude earthquake test.
New Ark Hotel
Jul 2014 – Other Videos; Broad Sustainable Buildings
Time lapse of the New Ark Hotel being constructed in 6 days.
History Rewritten (T30 Hotel)
Jul 2014 – Other Videos; Broad Sustainable Buildings
Time lapse of T30 Hotel being constructed in just 15 days.
Tall Building Innovation Award: BSB Prefabricated Construction Method
7 Nov 2013 – CTBUH "12th Annual Awards"; Shuguang Wang, BROAD Group
Never before has an entire prefabricated building system been developed to this degree. The BSB Method is a clear and innovative way of fundamentally rethinking tall…
Interview: BSB Prefabricated Construction Method
7 Nov 2013 – 2013 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Shuguang Wang, BROAD Group
Shuguang Wang discusses the Broad Sustainable Building Prefabricated Construction Method, a Tall Building Innovation Award Co-Winner. He talks about the innovative new…
Sky City: World's Next Tallest
12 Jun 2013 – Presentation at CTBUH 2013 London Conference; Zhang Yue, BROAD Group
The China Broad Group captured the imagination of the entire world with the time lapse video of their 30-story pre-fabricated tower being erected in just 15 days in China…
Interview: Sky City
12 Jun 2013 – 2013 London Conference Interviews; Zhang Yue, BROAD Group
Zhang Yue of China Broad Group is interviewed by Jeff Herzer during the 2013 CTBUH London Conference at The Brewery, London. Zhang talks about Sky City, the Broad Group's…
Interview: Prefabrication in the Tall Building Industry
21 Sep 2012 – 2012 Shanghai Congress Interviews; Andy Davids, Hyder Consulting
Andy Davids of Hyder Consulting is interviewed by Jeff Herzer during the 2012 CTBUH Shanghai Congress at the Jin Mao, Shanghai. Andy discusses the 838-meter BROAD Group…

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Research Papers

From Unseen to Iconic: Contextual Designs For China’s Large-Scale Mixed-Use Complexes
1 Feb 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue I

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue I

Structural System Selection and Highlights of Changsha IFC T1 Tower
Jun 2014 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 3 Number 2

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Papers Related to Changsha

From Unseen to Iconic: Contextual Designs For China’s Large-Scale Mixed-Use Complexes
1 Feb 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue I; Quanhong Li, CallisonRTKL
As the high-rise phenomenon moves from first- to second- and third-tier cities in China, high-density vertical urban developments are shaping the future identities of…
Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue I; Daniel Safarik, Antony Wood, Marty Carver & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH
An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in building…
Structural System Selection and Highlights of Changsha IFC T1 Tower
Jun 2014 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 3 Number 2; Zhou Jianlong, Lu Daoyuan, Huang Liang, et al.
This paper presents the determination of the structural system of the Changsha IFC T1 tower with 452 m in architectural height and 440.45 m in structural height.…
Tall Buildings in Numbers: The Tallest 15 Cities in China
Sep 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue III; CTBUH Research
With over 1.3 billion citizens and a rapidly urbanizing population, China is developing tall buildings more than any other country globally. Currently it has 239…

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