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Height: Architectural 256.3 m / 841 ft
Height: Occupied 244.5 m / 802 ft
Height: To Tip 256.3 m / 841 ft
Floors Above Ground 61
Floors Below Ground 2
# of Elevators 30
Top Elevator Speed 6 m/s
Tower GFA 187,119 m² / 2,014,132 ft²
Development GFA 393,000 m² / 4,230,217 ft²
# of Apartments 180
# of Hotel Rooms 324
# of Parking Spaces 1,952


Official Name Raffles City Hangzhou Tower 1
Name of Complex Raffles City
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country China
City Hangzhou
Street Address & Map No. 228, Xinye Road, Jianggan District
Postal Code 310016
Building Function SOHO / serviced apartments / office / retail
Structural Material concrete
Energy Label LEED Gold BD+C: Core and Shell
Proposed 2017
Construction Start 2009
Completion 2017

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer CapitaLand Limited
Design UNStudio
Architect of Record China United Engineering Corporation
Structural Engineer
Design Arup
MEP Engineer
Design Shanghai SAIYO Construction Engineering Co.,Ltd; Arup
Main Contractor Shanghai Construction No.4 (Group) Co., Ltd.
Other Consultant
• Cost Davis Langdon & Seah
Façade Permasteelisa Group; Meinhardt; Shenyang Yuanda Aluminium Industry Engineering Co.,Ltd.
• Façade Maintenance Access Advisors Ltd.
• Fire Arup
• Landscape TOPO Design Group. LLC
• LEED Arup
• Lighting Ag Licht; LEOX
• Quantity Surveyor Davis Langdon
• Timber MVA Transportation, Planning & Management Consultants
Material Supplier
• Cladding Hilti AG

Research Papers

Raffles City in Hangzhou China - The Engineering of a ‘Vertical City’ of Vibrant Waves
Mar 2017 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 6 Number 1

Evolution of Seismic Engineering and Design of Ultra Tall Buildings in China Innovations and Sustainability
Sep 2016 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 5 Number 3

From Block to Blob and Back Again
Nov 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue IV

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