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Height: Architectural 258 m / 846 ft
Height: To Tip 258 m / 846 ft
Floors Above Ground 52
Floors Below Ground 3
# of Elevators 32
Top Elevator Speed 9 m/s
Development GFA 210,000 m² / 2,260,421 ft²
# of Parking Spaces 526


Official Name Zhe Jiang Fortune Financial Center - Tower 1
Name of Complex Zhe Jiang Fortune Financial Center
Other Names Zhejiang Fortune Financial Center Tower 1
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country China
City Hangzhou
Street Address & Map Hangzhou Qianjian Lot 7
Building Function office
Structural Material composite
Proposed 2005
Construction Start 2006
Completion 2011
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Global Ranking #345 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #202 Tallest in Asia
City Ranking #2 Tallest in Hangzhou

About Zhe Jiang Fortune Financial Center - Tower 1

The concept for the Zhejiang Fortune Finance Center was to utilize elegant forms which play off each other to create a timeless addition to the Hangzhou Central Business District. Each tower has a sloped top, with the east tower oriented toward the west tower to create a dynamic transition between the two buildings. The two-level plaza that unites the complex is accentuated by a water feature that recalls the nearby Xin Tang River and lends a serene atmosphere to the space. Retail in the lower-level plaza is easily accessed by a grand stair in the center of the upper plaza.

Though the towers have a curvilinear form, the structural design and cladding were able to be standardized. The composite structure has a regular grid spacing of about six meters, while the glazing system is a segmented unitized curtain wall. Wherever possible, materials used for the towers were from regional sources, reducing travel distance and supporting the local economy.

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