Foshan, China

Foshan Facts

150m+ Buildings 6 Completed3 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings None • 1 Under Constr.
Tallest Building Poly Business Center Office Tower (248 m)
Global Ranking #107 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #61 in Asia by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #35 in China by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Baihua Plaza (1996)
Average Building Age 8 years
Most Common Function Office, 67%
Most Common Material Concrete, 43%

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CTBUH Initiatives

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

Videos

From Meadows to Megacities: Creating Urban Density in the Pearl River Region
17 Oct 2016 – Travis Soberg, Goettsch Partners

Megacities - Setting the Scene Q&A
17 Oct 2016 – Daniel Safarik, CTBUH; Peter Kindel, Skidmore Owings & Merrill; Travis Soberg, Goettsch Partners

CTBUH Video Interview – Peter Kindel
17 Oct 2016 – Peter Kindel, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Research Papers

The Largest Megalopolis in the World: Assessing the Urbanization of the Pearl River Delta
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

Extending the Public Realm Into the Sky
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

Megacities: Setting the Scene
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV

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Papers Related to Foshan

The Largest Megalopolis in the World: Assessing the Urbanization of the Pearl River Delta
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Peter Kindel, Ellen Lou & Lingyue Anne Chen, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
With the world’s urban population expected to increase by roughly 2.5 billion people by 2050, developing an understanding of megalopolises is critical to understanding…
Extending the Public Realm Into the Sky
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Claude Bøjer Godefroy & Julian Chen, Henning Larsen Architects
The design of tall buildings in our megacities is going through an exciting paradigm shift: globally, we are observing new trends towards greater numbers of publicly…
Megacities: Setting the Scene
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV; Daniel Safarik, Shawn Ursini & Antony Wood; Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
The rise of the megacity presents unprecedented opportunities to understand the human urbanization phenomenon, and to observe the effects of multicore, polycentric cities…
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…
Dream Deferred: Unfinished Tall Buildings
Nov 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue IV; CTBUH Research
Without big dreams, there would be no tall buildings. Conceiving, financing, designing, and constructing a skyscraper is no simple feat, even under the best of conditions…
Geographical and Cultural Characteristics of Super High-Rises
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Chunni Zhou & Yanbin Liang, Architectural Design and Research Institute of Guangdong Province
The Dong Ping New City Business Center’s design notion emphasizes the mixture of architecture and local culture by integrating traditional Chinese Sky Lanterns at the top…

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