About

Member Since: 2017

Member Offices: Guangzhou

Website: http://www.citygroup.com.cn/

CityGroup demonstrates design behavior through the concept relationship among architecture, city, and human beings.
“Group” is to emphasize the importance of team work.
“City” contains multiple and comprehensive meanings in its original idea, and also the co-existence and uncertainty.
“Group” embodies the equality, co-prosperity, and constant metabolism and innovation.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Urban Design

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 Wuhan Tower
443.1 m / 1,454  ft
2 Guangzhou International Finance Center
438.6 m / 1,439  ft
3 CITYMARK CENTRE
388.3 m / 1,274  ft
4 Nanning Logan Century 1
381.3 m / 1,251  ft
5 The Pinnacle
350.3 m / 1,149  ft
6 Poly Pazhou C2
311 m / 1,020  ft
7 One Excellence Tower 1
283.8 m / 931  ft
8 Bank of Guangzhou Tower
267.8 m / 878  ft
9 Lihe Tower
230.9 m / 757  ft
10 Kuantan-Chi Future Center Block A
226.7 m / 744  ft

Awards

CITYMARK CENTRE

Award of Excellence: CITYMARK CENTRE

Construction Award 2023

Ctbuh Leaders

Xiangdong Pan

Xiangdong Pan

CTBUH China Office Board, 2021 – Present

Guangzhou

Building Completions Timeline

Videos

19 October 2016

Exploring Geometry and Form in Tall Buildings

Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Guangzhou, China. Chris Wilkinson of Wilkinson Eyre, presents at the 2016 China Conference Plenary 5: "Beyond Guangzhou: Other Settings" Using four...

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Research

16 May 2023

World Surpasses 2,000 Buildings of 200 Meters or Greater Height

This report shows that 147 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed in 2022, a 25 percent increase from 2021, when 118 such...

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Research

22 August 2022

The World’s Highest Pools: A Deep Dive

Tall building design has diversified and adapted to accommodate increased demand for distinctive amenities at a range of heights. Swimming pools are a classic feature...

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RANK
Name
Height
1 Wuhan Tower

443 m / 1,454 ft

2 Guangzhou International Finance Center

439 m / 1,439 ft

3 CITYMARK CENTRE

388 m / 1,274 ft

4 Nanning Logan Century 1

381 m / 1,251 ft

5 Guiyang World Trade Center Landmark Tower

380 m / 1,247 ft

6 The Pinnacle

350 m / 1,149 ft

7 Poly Pazhou C2

311 m / 1,020 ft

8 One Excellence Tower 1

284 m / 931 ft

9 Bank of Guangzhou Tower

268 m / 878 ft

10 Lihe Tower

231 m / 757 ft

11 Kuantan-Chi Future Center Block A

227 m / 744 ft

12 SINIC Center

210 m / 689 ft

13 One Excellence Tower 3

200 m / 658 ft

14 Intercontinental Guangzhou Exhibition Center

198 m / 648 ft

15 Kuantan-Chi Future Center Block B

87 m / 284 ft

Statistics

Average Building Age*

7 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (62%)

Most Common Material*

Composite (77%)

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database

Based on 13 buildings over 150 m height with a function
 
Based on 13 buildings over 150 m height with a material
 

Building Completions Timeline

Building Map

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.

Ctbuh Leaders At CityGroup Design Collective CO., LTD

CTBUH China Office Board, 2021 – Present

Xiangdong Pan

Executive Director and Chief Designer, CityGroup Design Collective CO., LTD

19 October 2016

Exploring Geometry and Form in Tall Buildings

Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Guangzhou, China. Chris Wilkinson of Wilkinson Eyre, presents at the 2016 China Conference Plenary 5: "Beyond Guangzhou: Other Settings" Using four...

26 October 2015

Guiyang World Trade Center: An Essay on the Concrete Tube Structure

The acute global concern about resource depletion is driving a reconsideration of the tall building typology. Expectations for energy and material efficiencies are ever increasing...

11 June 2013

Session 10: Developing High-Rise Living in the European Context

An increase in high-rise living in traditionally commerce-focused urban centers has been a key urban trend in cities across the entire globe. This has great...

20 September 2012

Interview: Building Green Tall and Livability

Chris Wilkinson of Wilkinson Eyre Architects is interviewed by Jeff Herzer during the 2012 CTBUH Shanghai Congress at the Jin Mao, Shanghai. Chris talks about...

20 September 2012

Guangzhou Finance Centre: an Elegant Simplicity of Form

When a tower rises above the cityscape, it has a responsibility to make a positive contribution and a grouping of towers should make a visually...

03 November 2011

CTBUH 10th Annual Awards Dinner

The 10th Annual Awards Ceremony & Dinner was held in Mies van der Rohe’s iconic Crown Hall, on the Illinois Institute of Technology campus, Chicago....

03 November 2011

Best Tall Building Asia & Australasia: Guangzhou IFC: Towards An Elegant Simplicity

The tallest of the four regional winners this year at 440 meters, the Guangzhou International Finance Center utilizes the world’s tallest constructed diagrid structure, whose...

03 November 2011

Interview: Guangzhou IFC

Chris Wilkinson & Dominic Bettison of Wilkinson Eyre Architects, Michael Kwok & Craig Gibbons of Arup are interviewed by Jeff Herzer during the 2011 CTBUH...

05 March 2008

Nonlinear Dynamic Earthquake Analysis of Skyscrapers

Sam Lee, of Guangzhou Scientific Computing Consultants, presented a solution on the ABAQUS platform at the CTBUH 8th World Congress in Dubai by selecting the...

16 May 2023

World Surpasses 2,000 Buildings of 200 Meters or Greater Height

CTBUH Staff

This report shows that 147 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed in 2022, a 25 percent increase from 2021, when 118 such...

22 August 2022

The World’s Highest Pools: A Deep Dive

S. Isaac Work & Shawn Ursini, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Tall building design has diversified and adapted to accommodate increased demand for distinctive amenities at a range of heights. Swimming pools are a classic feature...

20 March 2020

Tall + Urban Innovation 2020: Dominant Trends

CTBUH Research

Providing a global overview of tall building development, design and construction, the CTBUH Awards Program and related Tall + Urban Innovation Conference annually survey projects,...

12 December 2019

Interactive Study on Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2019

CTBUH Research

The year 2019 was remarkable for the tall building industry, with 26 supertall buildings (300 meters or taller) completed, the most in any year. This...

12 December 2018

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2018

CTBUH Research

The astronomical growth in tall building construction observed over the past decade continued in 2018, though the total number of completed buildings of 200 meters’...

01 September 2018

Significant Progress in Construction Equipment of Super High-Rise Building

Kun Zhang & Hui Wang & Kaiqiang Wang & Jian Cui & Bo Chen and Di Li, China Construction Third Engineering Bureau Group Co., Ltd

The construction of rapid developing super high-rise buildings constantly faces great challenges and the innovation of construction equipment is a focus of these challenges. In...

05 February 2018

2017: Skyscraper History’s Tallest, Highest- Volume, and Most Geographically Diverse Year

This 2017 Tall Building Year in Review / Tall Buildings in Numbers data analysis report shows that more buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater...

02 June 2017

Transparency in Urban Environment

Luke Leung, Yue Zhu, Stephen Ray & Adri Jevtic, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

A generation of tall buildings has been dominated by International Style with full height glazing that is often vision glass. Large glass was intended to...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving CityGroup (CTG) Design

CTBUH Guangzhou Symposium : Spatial Design

25 January 2019

The CTBUH China Office successfully held a Symposium in Guangzhou revolving around the theme: "Spatial Design: Inside and Outisde of Skyscrapers."

IIT-CTBUH High Rise Studio Trip in China

21 January 2019

IIT-CTBUH High Rise Studio, led by CTBUH China Office Director and Academic Coordinator, Dr. Peng Du, visited various high-rises throughout Shenzen.