Shenzhen

China

Facts

Population

Source: Shenzhen Press Group

3,538,275 (2014)

Area

412 km²

159 mi²

Density

8588 people per km²

22242.9 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

326 Completed • 82 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Most Common Function*

Office (57%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (57%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

2

Tallest City in

the World
#

2

Tallest City in

Asia
#

2

Tallest City in

China

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Ping An Finance Center

599.1 m / 1,965 ft

2

KK100

441.8 m / 1,449 ft

3

Evergrande Center

393.9 m / 1,292 ft

4

China Resources Tower

392.5 m / 1,288 ft

5

Shum Yip Upperhills Tower 1

388.1 m / 1,273 ft

6

China Merchants Bank Headquarters Tower 1

388 m / 1,273 ft

7

Chengmai Center

388 m / 1,273 ft

8

Shun Hing Square

384 m / 1,260 ft

9

Shenzhen Center

375.6 m / 1,232 ft

10

Huiyun Center

359.2 m / 1,178 ft

CTBUH People & Events

CTBUH 2021 International Conference

08-12 November 2021

CTBUH China Presents: Humanizing High Density: Sustainable Future Cities

17 September 2020

Videos

10 April 2019

BIG Designs Pleated Skyscraper for Shenzhen Energy Company

The Shenzhen Energy HQ is based on an efficient and well-proven floor plan, enclosed in a skin specifically modified and optimized for the local subtropical...

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Research

01 March 2020

The Future of Workplace in Vertical Cities: Hanging Gardens, Roof Terraces and Vertical Plazas

As the workplace evolves in our vertical cities, the need for “think spaces” and the public realm to meet, create and innovate will become integral...

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Global News

27 August 2021

Hydroponic "Farmscraper" Proposed for Shenzhen

Carlo Ratti Associati has revealed plans to build a 218-meter-tall skyscraper in China that would grow crops using hydroponics, as well as contain spaces for...

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