Member Since: 2010

Member Offices: Shanghai

Shanghai Tower Construction and Development Co., Ltd. was set up on 2007. Shanghai Tower aims to become a landmark building, powered by the funding, technology and experience of its shareholders.

The tower is fully conversant with market demand, and completes the functional allocation of a high-rise, making it a respectable, green, vertical city. The staff pursues the “highest,noblest and most exquisite” design and development objectives for Shanghai Tower with the corporation spirit of “passion, harmony, innovation, and practicality”.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Construction / Contractor; Developer; Financial Industry; Owner (Buildings, Land); Property Management

Membership details

Membership Level


Member Since


Member Offices

  • Shanghai




Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Never Completed




Competition Entry


Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation


Under Demolition



Shanghai Tower

632 m / 2,073 ft


Jianping Gu

Jianping Gu

CTBUH Fellow 2018

Ctbuh Leaders

Cathy Yang

Cathy Yang

CTBUH Board of Trustees, 2013 – 2015


Jianping Gu

Jianping Gu

CTBUH China Office Board, 2015 – Present


Xiaobo Chen

Xiaobo Chen

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2014

Building Completions Timeline



03 November 2016

2016 Awards - Session 3 Q&A

Alexander Durst, Chief Development Officer, The Durst Organization; Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Partner, Bjarke Ingels Group; Jianping Gu, General Manager, Shanghai Tower C&D; Grant Uhlir, Managing Director,...


20 March 2020

The Tallest 20 in 2020: Then and Now

This research paper undertakes a review of the 2012 report by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, “Tallest 20 in 2020: Entering the...

Global News

16 June 2020

In the Media: CTBUH Quoted in Daily Mail and CNN About China's Supertall Skyscraper Limits

The Daily Mail China has banned all cities from building new supertall skyscrapers except in "special" circumstances to improve urban landscapes, according to a directive....

Associated companies


150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

6 Years

Most Common Function*

Mixed-use, 1 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Composite, 1 Buildings

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


*Based on 1 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.


Gross-to-Net Height

NOTE: Gross-to-Net Height is defined as architectural height minus height of highest occupied floor. Therefore, the Gross-to-Net Height is only calculated for buildings that have both the architectural height and the highest occupied floor height recorded.