Nanjing Facts

Population 8,161,800 (2012) Source: 南报网
Area 6,598 km² • 2,547 mi² Source: 中华人民共和国成立后中央直辖市及江苏省省会
150m+ Buildings 55 Completed5 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 3 Completed4 Under Constr.
Tallest Building Zifeng Tower (450 m)
Global Ranking #16 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #13 in Asia by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #8 in China by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Golden Eagle International Plaza (1998)
Average Building Age 8 years
Most Common Function Office, 56%
Most Common Material Composite, 56%

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

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Zifeng Tower 2010 450 m
2   Golden Eagle Tiandi Tower A 2019 368 m
3   Golden Eagle Tiandi Tower B 2019 328 m
4   Deji Plaza 2013 324 m
5   Nanjing World Trade Center Tower 1 2019 318 m
6   Nanjing International Youth Cultural Centre T… 2015 315 m
7   Golden Eagle Tiandi Tower C 2019 300 m
8   Nanjing International Finance Center A 2019 288 m
9   New Century Plaza Tower 1 2006 255 m
10   Nanjing International Youth Cultural Centre T… 2015 255 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Greenland Centre - 560 m
2   Zifeng Tower 2010 450 m
3   Nanjing Financial City Phase II Plot C Tower… - 411 m
4   Golden Eagle Tiandi Tower A 2019 368 m
5   Nanjing International Center 3 - 346 m
6   Golden Eagle Tiandi Tower B 2019 328 m
7   Deji Plaza 2013 324 m
8   Nanjing World Trade Center Tower 1 2019 318 m
9   Nanjing International Youth Cultural Centre T… 2015 315 m
10   Suning Ruicheng Phase 3 - 300 m
  Completed   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.   Proposed

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CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2016
10 Jan 2017 – CTBUH Journal Paper Report

2016 China Awards Symposium, Ceremony & Dinner
13 May 2016 – Event Report

CITAB-CTBUH Name 2016 China Tall Building Award Recipients
25 Feb 2016 – CTBUH News

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Nanjing

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2016
10 Jan 2017 – CTBUH Journal Paper Report
CTBUH has determined that 128 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed around the world in 2016 – setting a new record for annual tall building completions and marking the third…
2016 China Awards Symposium, Ceremony & Dinner
13 May 2016, Shanghai – Event Report
The inaugural CITAB-CTBUH China Tall Building Awards were held at Shanghai Tower culminating with Bund SOHO winning China Best Tall Building Overall Award.
CITAB-CTBUH Name 2016 China Tall Building Award Recipients
25 Feb 2016, Shanghai – CTBUH News
CITAB and CTBUH are pleased to announce the award recipients for the inaugural CITAB-CTBUH 2016 China Tall Building Awards.
CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2015
Jan 2016 – CTBUH Journal Paper Report
CTBUH has determined that 106 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed around the world in 2015 – setting a new record for annual tall building completions.
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.
Nanjing Regional Tour Report
20-21 Sep 2014, Nanjing – Tour Report
After getting the high speed train from Shanghai, delegates toured the Suning Gulou Ruicheng project, followed by a trip to the rooftop of one of its 250-meter office buildings.
Megacolumns Research – Update and First Deliverable
Sep 2014, Chicago – CTBUH Research Report
Progress is being made on the Composite Megacolumns research project, with a case study and laboratories selected for the destructive tests
CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2013
Dec 2013 – CTBUH Journal Paper
By all appearances, the small increase in the total number of tall-building completions from 2012 into 2013 is indicative of a return to the prevalent trend of increasing completions each year over…
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.
Nanjing Regional Tour Report
22-23 Sep 2012, Nanjing – Tour Report
Nanjing, the venerable “Southern capital,” is in the midst of the type of redevelopment surge impacting many Chinese cities.
CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2010
Dec 2010 – CTBUH Journal Paper
In a year dominated by news coverage of the new “World’s Tallest Building” – Burj Khalifa, Dubai – one may be surprised to learn that, besides being the year in which a building first surpassed the…
CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2009
Dec 2009 – CTBUH Journal Paper
Trump International Hotel & Tower named tallest building completed in 2009; Successful year for the American high-rise. Over half of all buildings 200m or taller completed in the past twelve months…
CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2006
Dec 2006 – CTBUH Journal Paper
Nina Tower 1 in Hong Kong, at 319 meters high, leads the list of the ten tallest buildings completed in 2006. The Sports City Tower/Aspire Tower (Doha, United Arab Emirates) at 300 meters, and Eureka…
2005 Nanjing International Symposium: Innovation & Sustainability
20-23 Nov 2005, Nanjing – Conference
Over 200 people attended this symposium held at Southeast University, one of the oldest and most prestigious schools of civil engineering in China.
1992 Nanjing 2nd International Conference: High-Rise Buildings
20-22 Mar 1992, Nanjing – Conference
The 1992 International Conference was held in Nanjing, China on High-Rise Buildings from 21 - 23, March, 1992.
1989 Nanjing International Conference: High-Rise Buildings
25-27 Mar 1989, Nanjing – Conference
The 1989 International Conference was held from March 25 -27 in Nanjing, China, focused on "High-Rise Building".

Videos

Supertall Building Difficulties and Control Points
20 Sep 2012 – ZhaoHui Jia, Greenland Group

Research Papers

Ten Significant Tall Buildings, and the Significant Women Behind Them
8 Aug 2017 – CTBUH Journal 2017 Issue III

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2016
10 Jan 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue I

Research and Design of a Complex Connected Structure Consisting of Three Super High-Rise Towers
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

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Papers Related to Nanjing

Ten Significant Tall Buildings, and the Significant Women Behind Them
8 Aug 2017 – CTBUH Journal 2017 Issue III; Leading Women in Tall Buildings
Recently, there has been a growing and overdue recognition in the architecture discipline that women are under-represented, not just in terms of leadership positions held…
Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2016
10 Jan 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue I; Jason Gabel, Annan Shehadi, Shawn Ursini & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH
CTBUH has determined that 128 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed around the world in 2016 – setting a new record for annual tall building…
Research and Design of a Complex Connected Structure Consisting of Three Super High-Rise Towers
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Da-sui Wang, Wen-wei Jiang, Ming-guo Liu & Qi Yu, ECADI
Currently under construction, Golden Eagle Plaza is slated to be the highest rigid-connected building in the world. The building consists of three supertall towers of…
Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2015
Jan 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue I; Jason Gabel, Marty Carver & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH
CTBUH has determined that 106 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed around the world in 2015 – setting a new record for annual tall building…
Base Instincts
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Tom Ford & Russell Gilchrist, Gensler
Recent development has included significant advancement in the development of tall buildings. While the design achievement and skyline contributions have been significant…
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…
Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2013
Dec 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue I; Daniel Safarik, Antony Wood, Marty Carver & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH
By all appearances, the small increase in the total number of tall-building completions from 2012 into 2013 is indicative of a return to the prevalent trend of increasing…
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…
Supertall Building Difficulties and Control Points
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Zhao Hui Jia & Min Tang, Greenland Group
This paper takes the world’s seventh supertall, Zifeng Tower, as an example and integrates the authors’ management experiences in more than ten supertall buildings in…
Big Shifts Ahead as China Enters New Era
Sep 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue III; Kevin Brass, CTBUH
Reports out of China these days are a jumble of mixed messages and conflicting imagery. One night network business news programs spotlight video of empty shopping malls…
Tallest Buildings Completed in 2010
Dec 2010 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue I; CTBUH Research
In a year dominated by news coverage of the new “World’s Tallest Building” – Burj Khalifa, Dubai – one may be surprised to learn that, besides being the year in which a…
Jinao Tower – The Design Integration of Structural Efficiency
1 Jan 2010 – Munich Tall Building Conference 2010; Mark Sarkisian, Neville Mathias, Eric Long & C. Keith Boswell, SOM
The 56 story, 232 m tall Jinao Tower in Nanjing, China, is a next-generation tower which maximizes performance, efficiency, and occupant experience. Its faceted form is…
Tallest Buildings Completed in 2009
Dec 2009 – CTBUH Journal, 2010 Issue I; CTBUH Research
Trump International Hotel & Tower named tallest building completed in 2009; Successful year for the American high-rise. Over half of all buildings 200m or taller…
Performance-Based Evaluation for the 450m Nanjing Greenland Financial Center Main Tower
May 2009 – CTBUH Journal, 2009 Issue II; Charles M. Besjak, Brian J. McElhatten & Preetam Biswas, SOM
In order to obtain seismic review approval for the Nanjing State-Owned Assets & Greenland Financial Center's Main Tower, one of the tallest structures in the world to…
Tallest Buildings Completed in 2006
Dec 2006 – CTBUH Research
Nina Tower 1 in Hong Kong, at 319 meters high, leads the list of the ten tallest buildings completed in 2006. The Sports City Tower/Aspire Tower (Doha, United Arab…
Jin Mao Tower’s Influence on China’s New Innovative Tall Buildings
May 2006 – 2006 International Seminar of Design and Construction Technologies of Super High-Rise Buildings; Mark Sarkisian, Neville Mathias, Eric Long & Aaron Mazeika, SOM
The 56 story, 232 m tall Jinao Tower in Nanjing, China, is a next-generation tower which maximizes performance, efficiency, and occupant experience. Its faceted form is…
Studies on Serviceability of Concrete Structures under Static and Dynamic Loads
May 2001 – CTBUH Journal, Spring 2001; Ding Dajun & An Lin, Nanjing Institute of Technology
This paper presents a series of experimental and theoretical studies on the serviceability of concrete structures, conducted at Nanjing Institute of Technology (NIT) for…

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