About

Member Since: 2010

Member Offices: Shanghai

Website: http://www.tjadri.com/

Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd. (TJAD), formerly known as the Architectural Design and Research Institute of Tongji University, was founded in 1958 and has now developed into a well-known large-scale design consulting group.

With one hundred years' history and the profound cultural foundation of Tongji University, TJAD has accumulated rich experience in both engineering design and technical consultancy through continuous progress in the course of half a century.

They believe it is the trust from their clients that gives TJAD opportunities to grow. And they also believe, as part of the industry and society, they shall make unremitting efforts for industry development and social progress, just like what they have done for the past 60 years.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Civil Engineering; Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing; Structural Engineering; Urban Design

Membership details

Membership Level

Gold

Member Since

2010

Member Offices

  • Shanghai

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

Shanghai Tower

632 m / 2,073 ft

2

SUNAC A-ONE Tower 1

470 m / 1,542 ft

3

SUNAC A-ONE Tower 2

348.9 m / 1,145 ft

4

SUNAC A-ONE Tower 3

300 m / 984 ft

5

Greenland Zhengzhou Central Plaza South Tower

283.9 m / 931 ft

6

Zhengzhou Greenland Central Plaza North Tower

283.9 m / 931 ft

7

Qiantan Center

280 m / 919 ft

8

Fortune Jinmao Tower A

278 m / 912 ft

9

Huide Tower

258 m / 846 ft

10

One Museum Place

248.9 m / 816 ft

Awards

Ctbuh Leaders

Honglei Wu

Honglei Wu

CTBUH Future Leaders Committee, Shanghai, 2017 – Present

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

18 September 2014

Study on Lateral-Load Resisting Efficiency of Mega-Frame Structures Above 450M

Super high-rise buildings will cost large natural resources and social energy which results in their sustainable development as one of the most important issues including...

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Research

30 April 2018

Taking the Corporate Campus Vertical

The Tencent Seafront Towers bring a novel concept – the “vertical campus” – to Shenzhen. In housing the corporate headquarters of the fourth-largest internet company...

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Global News

10 July 2020

Shanghai Tower Starts Repairs on Water Leak

Videos surfaced on Monday 6 July, 2020 after tenants from the 9th to the 60th floors of Shanghai Tower, the tallest building in China, found...

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Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Suzhou Zhongnan Center

Suzhou

729 m

2,392 ft

2

Shanghai Tower

Shanghai

632 m

2,073 ft

3

SUNAC A-ONE Tower 1

Chongqing

470 m

1,542 ft

4

Concord City

Chongqing

378 m

1,240 ft

5

SUNAC A-ONE Tower 2

Chongqing

349 m

1,145 ft

6

SUNAC A-ONE Tower 3

Chongqing

300 m

984 ft

7

Greenland Zhengzhou Central Plaza South Tower

Zhengzhou

284 m

931 ft

7

Zhengzhou Greenland Central Plaza North Tower

Zhengzhou

284 m

931 ft

9

Qiantan Center

Shanghai

280 m

919 ft

10

Fortune Jinmao Tower A

Lanzhou

278 m

912 ft

11

Huide Tower

Shenzhen

258 m

846 ft

12

One Museum Place

Shanghai

249 m

816 ft

13

Tencent Seafront Tower 1

Shenzhen

246 m

806 ft

14

Ningbo International Trade Center

Ningbo

228 m

748 ft

15

World Trade Center 1

Yiwu

215 m

705 ft

16

Tencent Seafront Tower 2

Shenzhen

195 m

639 ft

17

Fortune Jinmao Tower B

Lanzhou

170 m

558 ft

18

Hongkou SOHO

Shanghai

134 m

438 ft

19

Colorful Yunnan • Flower City Tower A

Kunming

125 m

409 ft

20

African Union Headquarters

Addis Ababa

118 m

386 ft

21

Qingdao Linghai Spa Hotel

Qingdao

115 m

377 ft

22

Harmony Clock Tower

Ganzhou

113 m

371 ft

23

Shangri-La Qiantan

Shanghai

111 m

364 ft

24

Hangzhou Civic Center 1

Hangzhou

110 m

360 ft

24

Hangzhou Civic Center 2

Hangzhou

110 m

360 ft

24

Hangzhou Civic Center 3

Hangzhou

110 m

360 ft

24

Hangzhou Civic Center 4

Hangzhou

110 m

360 ft

24

Hangzhou Civic Center 5

Hangzhou

110 m

360 ft

24

Hangzhou Civic Center 6

Hangzhou

110 m

360 ft

30

Ningbo Yotrio International Trade Company Building

Ningbo

108 m

353 ft

31

Poly Greenland Plaza A1

Shanghai

106 m

346 ft

31

Poly Greenland Plaza A2

Shanghai

106 m

346 ft

33

Medical School of Nanjing University Affiliated Jinling Hospital

Nanjing

102 m

335 ft

34

Huide Apartment Tower

Shenzhen

100 m

328 ft

35

Guotai Junan Securities Tower

Shanghai

100 m

327 ft

36

Colorful Yunnan • Flower City Tower B

Kunming

96 m

315 ft

37

Shanghai New Bund World Trade Center Phase III, Office Tower A

Shanghai

82 m

269 ft

37

Shanghai New Bund World Trade Center Phase III, Office Tower B

Shanghai

82 m

269 ft

39

Poly Greenland Plaza B1

Shanghai

80 m

262 ft

40

Poly Greenland Plaza B3

Shanghai

76 m

250 ft

41

Poly Greenland Plaza B2

Shanghai

60 m

197 ft

42

Poly Greenland Plaza B4

Shanghai

51 m

166 ft

43

Huamu Lot 10 East Tower

Shanghai

- m

- ft

43

Huamu Lot 10 Middle Tower

Shanghai

- m

- ft

43

Huamu Lot 10 West Tower

Shanghai

- m

- ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

5 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (56%), 23 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Composite (38%), 14 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

Total: 41 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 37 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 41 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline

 

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.

 

Designated Experts

Zoe Zhou

Deputy Director, Project Management Department, Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd.

Jiemin Ding

Honglei Wu

Ctbuh Leaders At Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd.

CTBUH Future Leaders Committee, Shanghai, 2017 – Present

Honglei Wu

18 September 2014 | Shanghai

Study on Lateral-Load Resisting Efficiency of Mega-Frame Structures Above 450M

Super high-rise buildings will cost large natural resources and social energy which results in their sustainable development as one of the most important issues including...

18 September 2014 | Shanghai

Design of CWSS of Shanghai Tower Based on Buildability

Due to the varying distance from the exterior curtain wall to the main structural system of the Shanghai Tower, the building’s curtain wall support structure...

18 September 2014 | Shanghai

2014 Shanghai International Conference - Shanghai Tower Room, S4 - Q & A

2014 Shanghai International Conference Shanghai Tower Room, S4 Questions & Answers session with speakers Duanxue Shi, Shanghai Construction Group Co., Ltd., Zhijun He, Tongji Architectural...

17 September 2014 | Shanghai

2014 Shanghai International Conference - Shanghai Tower Room, Session 1 - Q & A

2014 Shanghai International Conference Shanghai Tower Room, Session 1 Questions & Answers session with speakers Jiang Wu, Tongji University, Benedict Tranel & Xiaomei Lee, Gensler...

17 September 2014 | Shanghai

Performance Based Design and Optimization for Supertall Buildings

Performance-based structural design often includes performance requirements for safety, health, serviceability, energy efficiency and environmental impact. Building performance is an indicator of how well a...

17 September 2014 | Shanghai

2014 Shanghai International Conference - Zhongnan Tower Room, Session 2 - Q & A

2014 Shanghai International Conference Zhongnan Tower Room, Session 2 Questions & Answers session with speakers Jiemin Ding, TJAD, Weiguo Chen, Zhongnan Group, and Guangjing Sha,...

17 September 2014 | Shanghai

Shanghai Tower Panel Discussion

2014 Shanghai International Conference Shanghai Tower Panel Discussion session with speakers Bin Zhao, Shanghai Tower Construction and Development, Yadong Li, Shanghai Jianke Engineering Consulting Co.,...

17 September 2014 | Shanghai

High Performance Design of Floor System for Super Tall Buildings

The floor system is an important part of tall building structures. It not only supports the vertical load, but also connects the lateral load resisting...

17 September 2014 | Shanghai

2014 Shanghai International Conference - Zhongnan Tower Room, Session 3 - Q & A

2014 Shanghai International Conference Zhongnan Tower Room, Session 3 Questions & Answers session with speakers Li Cao, Zhongnan Group, Moukui Xu, Zhongnan Group, and Xin...

19 September 2012 | Shanghai

Design of Flexible Hanging Curtain Wall Support Structures

Shanghai Tower’s unique inner and outer curtain wall system, which creates an inhabitable “double-skin” zone, made the technical aspects of the façade a challenging task....

30 April 2018

Taking the Corporate Campus Vertical

Jonathan Ward, NBBJ; Jiemin Ding, TJAD; Tim Etherington, Gensler

The Tencent Seafront Towers bring a novel concept – the “vertical campus” – to Shenzhen. In housing the corporate headquarters of the fourth-largest internet company...

01 March 2017

Foundation Differential Settlement Included Time-dependent Elevation Control for Supertall Structures

Xin Zhao, Tongji University; Shehong Liu, Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd.

Due to the time-dependent properties of materials, structures, and loads, accurate time-dependent effects analysis and precise construction controls are very significant for rational analysis and...

17 October 2016

Structural Performance Upgrading and Optimization of Supertall Residential Buildings

Jiemin Ding, Xin Zhao & Yue Yang, Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd.; Liwei Ye, Xiamen Fukang Economic Development Co. Ltd.

Due to huge investment amounts, supertall residential buildings are commonly developed as luxury properties whose building performance requirements are high. Typical requirements include large interior...

16 September 2014

Study on Lateral-Load Resisting Efficiency of Mega-Frame Structures Above 450M

Jiemin Ding, Honglei Wu, Yue Zhang & Xin Zhao, Tongji Architectural Design (Group)

Super high-rise buildings will cost large natural resources and social energy which results in their sustainable development as one of the most important issues including...

16 September 2014

Curtain-Wall System Design

Zhijun He, Jiemin Ding & Jiupeng Li, Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd.

A unique flexible suspended curtain wall support structure (CWSS) was ultimately developed to suit the exterior curtain wall system of Shanghai Tower. Because of the...

16 September 2014

Performance Based Design and Optimization

Jiemin Ding, Xin Zhao, Kun Ding & Fang Xu, Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd.

Performance-based structural design often includes performance requirements for safety (structural safety, fire safety, earth quake resistance and so on), health, serviceability, energy efficiency and environmental...

16 September 2014

Comparative Study of Zhongnan Center Under Earthquake and Wind

Weiguo Chen & Guangjing Sha, Zhongnan Construction Group Co., Ltd.; Xin Zhao, Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd.

A comparative study of seismic action and wind loading was conducted for the structural design of the Suzhou Zhongnan Center. The analysis parameters, design methodology...

16 September 2014

Core Structural Design and Optimization

Guangjing Sha, Zhongnan Construction Group Co.; Xin Zhao & Fang Xu, Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd., Ltd.; Tao Shi, Department of Civil Engineering, Tongji University

Due to its excellent lateral stiffness and space flexibility, the megaframe-core wall structure is widely applied in supertall buildings. The efficiency of the central service...

16 September 2014

Belt Truss Stiffness Analysis and Optimization

Li Cao & Guangjing Sha, Zhongnan Construction Group Co., Ltd.; Xin Zhao & Kun Ding, Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd.

Megastructures have come into widespread use in supertall buildings in recent decades, due to their high efficiency in satisfying diversified building performance requirements. Belt trusses...

16 September 2014

Multi-Constrained Outrigger Optimization

Moukui Xu & Muyuan Yang, Zhongnan Construction Group Co., Ltd.; XinZhao, Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd.; Xiang Jiang, Department of Civil Engineering, Tongji University

The outrigger system has been widely employed as an innovative and efficient structural lateral-load resisting system in supertall buildings in recent decades. The optimization of...

10 July 2020

Shanghai Tower Starts Repairs on Water Leak

Videos surfaced on Monday 6 July, 2020 after tenants from the 9th to the 60th floors of Shanghai Tower, the tallest building in China, found...

24 October 2019

Shenzhen Skyline Expands with Transit-Oriented Development

A new landmark on the Shenzhen skyline, a multi-functional high-rise complex, has emerged as the 258-meter Huide Tower as a part of the North Station...

24 October 2019

Shenzhen Skyline Expands with Transit-Oriented Development

A new landmark on the Shenzhen skyline, a multi-functional high-rise complex, has emerged as the 258-meter Huide Tower as a part of the North Station...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd.

Post-Pandemic High-Rise Operation & Development

16 June 2020

This virtual event focuses on the future of post-pandemic high-rise office building operation and development.

CTBUH Shanghai Young Professionals Committee Talks Competitions

17 November 2017

CTBUH China and Shanghai Young Professionals Committee (YPC) co-hosted a symposium on “Gains and Losses in Tall Building Design Competitions.”

CTBUH Shanghai YPC Holds Inaugural Meeting

03 August 2017

The CTBUH Shanghai Young Professionals Committee (YPC) held its first board meeting at the Shanghai office of Gensler.

CTBUH China Symposium on Tall Building Performance + Book Launch

02 August 2017

CTBUH China and Tongji University Press held a symposium on tall building performance on August 2, 2017, followed by a book launch.

SuperTEC Visit to CTBUH China Office

17 January 2017

The CTBUH China Office hosted a visit from SuperTEC, a consortium of researchers and practitioners from Korea University and Dankook University in Seoul.

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

13 October 2016

The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous disciplines as derived from the list of projects appearing in 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings.