Ping An Finance Center

This project was redesigned in 2016 and replaced by Ping An Finance Center (Redesign)

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Height: Occupied
555.1 m / 1,821 ft
Height: To Tip
660 m / 2,165 ft
Height: Architectural
660 m / 2,165 ft
Ping An Finance Center Outline
Height: Observatory
550 m / 1,804 ft
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
# of Elevators
Top Elevator Speed
10 m/s
Tower GFA
459,525 m² / 4,946,286 ft²
# of Parking Spaces


Official Name Ping An Finance Center
Name of Complex Ping An Finance Center
Other Names PAFC, Ping An International Finance Center Tower 1
Structure Type Building
Status Never Completed
Country China
City Shenzhen
Street Address & Map 5033 Yitian Road, Futian District
Postal Code 518000
Building Function office
Structural Material composite
  • Core: Reinforced Concrete
  • Columns: Concrete Encased Steel
  • Floor Spanning: Steel
Proposed 2008
Construction Start 2010

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer Ping An Financial Center Construction & Development
Design Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Architect of Record CCDI Group
Structural Engineer
Design Thornton Tomasetti
Engineer of Record CCDI Group
Peer Review China Academy of Building Research
MEP Engineer
Design J. Roger Preston Limited
Engineer of Record CCDI Group
Main Contractor China Construction First Group Construction & Development Co., Ltd.
Other Consultant
• Cost Rider Levett Bucknall
• Damping RWDI
Façade ALT Limited; Arup
• Façade Maintenance Manntech Building System
• Fire Arup
• LEED Arup
• Life Safety Arup
• Lighting Illuminate Lighting Design; Lighting Planners Associates; Beijing Fortune Lighting System Engineering Co., Ltd.
• Property Management JLL
• Sustainability Arup
• Traffic MVA Transportation, Planning & Management Consultants
• Vertical Transportation J. Roger Preston Limited; Fortune Shepler Consulting
• Way Finding duttonBRAY Design Limited; Sandu Environmental Signage
• Wind RWDI
Material Supplier
• Cladding Hilti AG; Outokumpu; Shenyang Yuanda Aluminium Industry Engineering Co.,Ltd.
• Elevator KONE; Sematic S.r.l.; Schindler; Otis Elevator Company
• Façade Maintenance Equipment Manntech Building System
• Fire Proofing Grace Construction Products
• Formwork Zulin
• Paint/Coating Jotun
• Sealants Dow Corning Corporation
• Steel China Construction Steel Structure Corporation

Research Papers

The Tallest 20 in 2020: Predictions vs. Reality
Mar 2020 – CTBUH Journal 2020 Issue II

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