About

Member Since: 2010

Member Offices: Shanghai

Website: http://www.shanghaitower.com.cn/enversion/index.asp

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

Platinum

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

Awards

Jianping Gu

Jianping Gu

CTBUH Fellow 2018

Ctbuh Leaders

Jianping Gu

Jianping Gu

CTBUH China Office Board, 2015 – Present

Shanghai

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

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,...

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Research

12 January 2021

The Global Tall Building Picture: Impact of 2020

The tall buildings completed in 2020 have pushed the global average height of the 100 tallest buildings to 399 meters. Across the year, 14 buildings...

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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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Associated companies

Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Shanghai Tower

Shanghai

632 m

2,073 ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

6 Years

Most Common Function*

Mixed-use (100%), 1 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Composite (100%), 1 Buildings

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

Total: 1 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 1 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*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.

 

03 November 2016 | Chicago

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,...

03 November 2016 | Chicago

Interview: Shanghai Tower

Jianping Gu, General Manager, Shanghai Tower C&D, & Grant Uhlir, Managing Director, Gensler, are interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding Shanghai Tower, Shanghai, the 2016 CTBUH...

03 November 2016 | Chicago

A Vernacular Megatall: Shanghai Tower

As the tallest building in China upon completion, Shanghai Tower has had an immediate and profound impact on the country’s perceptions of how a skyscraper...

18 October 2016 | Shenzhen

CTBUH Video Interview – Andrew Nicholson

Andrew Nicholson of CBRE is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2016 CTBUH China Conference. Andrew discusses the building management of the Shanghai Tower.

17 October 2016 | Shenzhen

CTBUH Video Interview – Claude Bojer Godefroy

Claude Bojer Godefroy of Henning Larsen Architects is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2016 CTBUH China Conference. Claude discusses the design process for interior...

17 October 2016 | Shenzhen

Mega Size Mixed-Use Projects: Redefining Vertical Urbanism

Monday October 17, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Dennis Poon of Thornton Tomasetti, presents at the 2016 China Conference Session 4c: Structural & Geotechnic Engineering. As the...

17 October 2016 | Shenzhen

Mixed Use Tall Buildings – The Challenges and Benefits of Vertical Urbanization

Monday October 17, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Samuel So, JLL, presents at the 2016 China Conference Session 3c: Building Operation. China is the global epicenter of...

17 October 2016 | London

Panel Discussion: Future Cities: What are the Biggest Threats and Opportunities?

Monday, October 17, 2016. Shenzhen, China. A panel discussing the challenges of growing urban populations throughout the globe.

17 October 2016 | Shenzhen

CTBUH Video Interview – Jianping Gu

Jianping Gu of Shanghai Tower Construction & Development is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2016 CTBUH China Conference. Jianping discusses the economics of constructing...

18 September 2014 | Shanghai

Construction Technology and Management Innovation in Shanghai Tower

The extreme height and unusual shape of the Shanghai Tower are factors that require additional considerations in terms of construction feasibility. By performing extensive data...

12 January 2021

The Global Tall Building Picture: Impact of 2020

CTBUH Research

The tall buildings completed in 2020 have pushed the global average height of the 100 tallest buildings to 399 meters. Across the year, 14 buildings...

20 March 2020

The Tallest 20 in 2020: Then and Now

CTBUH Research

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...

20 March 2020

The Tallest 20 in 2020: Predictions vs. Reality

CTBUH Research

In the first edition of the 2012 Journal, CTBUH published a Tall Buildings in Numbers study titled Tallest 20 in 2020: Era of the Megatall—The...

30 January 2020

The Global Tall Building Picture: Impact of 2019

CTBUH Research

In 2019, 126 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed. This was a 13.7 percent decrease from 146 in 2018. The total number...

31 January 2019

The Global Tall Building Picture: Impact of 2018

CTBUH Research

In 2018, 143 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed. This is a slight decrease from 2017’s record-breaking total of 147, and it...

30 July 2018

World’s Tallest Buildings with Dampers

CTBUH Research

As tall buildings continue to be built in seismically-active and cyclone-prone areas, the need to augment the structures of these buildings with dynamic modification devices...

01 February 2018

The Global Tall Building Picture: Impact of 2017

CTBUH Staff, CTBUH

In 2017, 144 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed. This is the fourth record-breaking year in a row, and it brings the...

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

Mixed Use Tall Buildings – The Challenges and Benefits of Vertical Urbanization

Samuel So, Colin Dowall & Michael George, JLL

China is the global epicenter of mankind’s mass urbanization and the exploding growth of global cities. China is the unrivaled leader in the development of...

17 October 2016

Humanizing the Giants

Swinal Samant, National University of Singapore

The rise in sustainable skyscrapers and large-scale mixed-use buildings has seen the proliferation of atria and sky-courts worldwide due to their ability to simultaneously contribute...

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...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving Shanghai Tower Construction & Development

CTBUH China Hosts Tall Building Symposium

19 June 2018

CTBUH China held its board meeting at Tongji University in Shanghai, which was followed by a half-day symposium titled "The Future of Vertical Cities"

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.

Shanghai Tower Signboard Ceremony

13 May 2016

CTBUH joined Shanghai Tower officials in unveiling the commemorative signboard designating Shanghai Tower as the tallest building in China.

CTBUH China Office Kicks Off

18 March 2015

The CTBUH China Office / Asia Headquarters officially launched at CAUP at Tongji University with the inaugural board meeting and a reception

Shanghai Tower Technical Tour Report

19 September 2014

The construction tour of the impressive Shanghai Tower allowed delegates to ascend to the 119th-floor observatory, as well as explore a finished 12-story atrium.

CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Diamond Sponsor

16–19 September 2014

The survival of humanity relies on a radical repositioning of our cities to develop them beyond a collection of disparate icons, towards a vision of a Sustainable Vertical Urbanism.

Ctbuh Leaders At Shanghai Tower Construction & Development

Jianping Gu

CTBUH China Office Board, 2015 – Present

Jianping Gu

Shanghai