UpperHills North Tower 1B

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Height: Occupied
165.9 m / 544 ft
Height: To Tip
183.2 m / 601 ft
Height: Architectural
178.9 m / 587 ft
UpperHills North Tower 1B Outline
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
# of Elevators
Top Elevator Speed
6 m/s
Development GFA
263,829 m² / 2,839,832 ft²


Official Name UpperHills North Tower 1B
Name of Complex Shum Yip Upperhills
Other Names SEG-Hitachi Industrial Park Redevelopment Tower 1B
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country China
City Shenzhen
Street Address & Map 5001 Huang Gang Road, Futian
Building Function residential
Structural Material concrete
Proposed 2011
Construction Start 2012
Completion 2015
Official Website UpperHills

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer Shum Yip Land Company Limited
Design Gravity Partnership
Architect of Record Zhubo Design
Structural Engineer
Engineer of Record Zhubo Design
MEP Engineer
Engineer of Record Zhubo Design
Main Contractor China Construction Third Engineering Bureau Co., Ltd.; Shenzhen Fangda Building Technology Group, Co., Ltd.
Other Consultant
Façade HS&A; Permasteelisa Group
• Interiors MOK Design & Associates Limited
• Landscape Gravity Green Ltd.
• Lighting LEOX Design
• Traffic MVA Transportation, Planning & Management Consultants


CTBUH Video Interview – Yan Meng
18 Oct 2016 – Yan Meng, Urbanus

Tall Buildings and Context: Appropriate High Rise Vernaculars
18 Oct 2016 – Timothy Johnson, NBBJ; Yansong Ma, MAD Architects; Winy Maas, MVRDV; Yan Meng, Urbanus; Patrik Schumacher, Zaha Hadid Architects; Jerry Yin, SOHO China Co. Ltd.

Do We Need 700 Meter High-Rise Buildings?
17 Oct 2016 – Jovi Chu, Shum Yip Land Company Limited

Research Papers

Do We Need 700 Meter High-Rise Buildings?
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

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