About

Member Since: 2009

Member Offices: Beijing

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

Founded in 1953, China Academy of Building Research (CABR) is the largest and most diverse research institution in building industry in China.

As the largest comprehensive research and development institute in the building industry in China, CABR carries out its mission in catering to the needs of building and construction industries nationwide, putting forward solutions for the key technical problems met in engineering based on applied research and development, providing technical development and consulting services, and undertaking building design and construction activities.

It carries out common, basic and public technical researches required in this industry. CABR is responsible for the development and management of the major engineering construction and product standards of China.

Fields of Expertise

Project Management; Research Institute

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

2009

Member Offices

  • Beijing

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

Ping An Finance Center

599.1 m / 1,965 ft

3

CITIC Tower

527.7 m / 1,731 ft

4

Dalian International Trade Center

370.2 m / 1,214 ft

5

Shanghai SK Group Tower

275 m / 902 ft

6

Anhui New Broadcasting & TV Center

245 m / 804 ft

7

Z14 Plot Tower 2

238 m / 781 ft

8

Dawangjing 618 Tower 1

227 m / 745 ft

9

Dawangjing 626 Tower 1

220 m / 722 ft

10

Dawangjing 626 Tower 2

216 m / 709 ft

Awards

Asia Financial Center & AIIB Headquarters

Award of Excellence: Asia Financial Center & AIIB Headquarters

Best Tall Building under 100 meters 2021

Ctbuh Leaders

Ziguo Xu

Ziguo Xu

CTBUH Expert Chinese Translation Committee, 2014 – Present

Beijing

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

16 September 2014

Relationship Between Periods and Structural Heights

Natural vibration period is an important parameter for a high-rise building; based on four hundred and fourteen high-rise buildings that are existing or have passed...

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Research

17 October 2016

Engineering Properties of Composite Mega-Columns with Separately Encased Hot Rolled Steel Profiles

This paper presents an experimental study on the behavior of composite mega-columns with separately encased steel profiles. Ten scaled composite columns were designed, including six...

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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

Ping An Finance Center

Shenzhen

660 m

2,165 ft

3

Shanghai Tower

Shanghai

632 m

2,073 ft

4

Ping An Finance Center

Shenzhen

599 m

1,965 ft

5

Global Financial Center Tower 1

Shenyang

568 m

1,864 ft

6

CITIC Tower

Beijing

528 m

1,731 ft

7

Global Financial Center Tower 1

Shenyang

453 m

1,486 ft

8

Dalian International Trade Center

Dalian

370 m

1,214 ft

9

Xiamen Cross Strait Financial Centre

Xiamen

344 m

1,128 ft

10

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Tower A

Chengdu

333 m

1,093 ft

11

Shanghai SK Group Tower

Shanghai

275 m

902 ft

12

Anhui New Broadcasting & TV Center

Hefei

245 m

804 ft

13

Z14 Plot Tower 2

Beijing

238 m

781 ft

14

Dawangjing 618 Tower 1

Beijing

227 m

745 ft

15

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Tower B

Chengdu

224 m

733 ft

16

Dawangjing 626 Tower 1

Beijing

220 m

722 ft

17

Dawangjing 626 Tower 2

Beijing

216 m

709 ft

18

New City International

Hefei

210 m

689 ft

19

Leeza SOHO

Beijing

207 m

679 ft

20

Wangjing SOHO T3

Beijing

200 m

656 ft

21

Beijing Capital Land Lize Financial Center Tower 3

Beijing

200 m

656 ft

22

COFCO Tianjin Joy City Office Tower

Tianjin

186 m

609 ft

23

Dawangjing 618 Tower 3

Beijing

170 m

557 ft

24

Dawangjing 618 Tower 2

Beijing

154 m

504 ft

25

Beijing Capital Land Lize Financial Center Hotel

Beijing

150 m

492 ft

25

Beijing Capital Land Lize Financial Center Tower 1

Beijing

150 m

492 ft

27

Wangjing SOHO T2

Beijing

127 m

417 ft

28

Raffles City Chengdu Office Block 1

Chengdu

123 m

404 ft

28

Raffles City Chengdu Office Block 2

Chengdu

123 m

404 ft

30

Beijing Capital Land Lize Financial Center Tower 2

Beijing

120 m

394 ft

31

Raffles City Chengdu Hotel Block

Chengdu

119 m

389 ft

32

Wangjing SOHO T1

Beijing

118 m

387 ft

33

Raffles City Chengdu Office Block 3

Chengdu

112 m

369 ft

33

Raffles City Chengdu Serviced Apartment Block

Chengdu

112 m

369 ft

35

Shenye TaiRan Building

Shenzhen

106 m

348 ft

36

Asia Financial Center & AIIB Headquarters

Beijing

82 m

269 ft

37

Linked Hybrid T2

Beijing

66 m

217 ft

37

Linked Hybrid T3

Beijing

66 m

217 ft

37

Linked Hybrid T5

Beijing

66 m

217 ft

37

Linked Hybrid T6

Beijing

66 m

217 ft

37

Linked Hybrid T9

Beijing

66 m

217 ft

42

Linked Hybrid T8

Beijing

60 m

197 ft

43

Linked Hybrid T7

Beijing

45 m

146 ft

44

Shanghai New Hualian Mansion

Shanghai

- m

- ft

45

China Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Group Headquarters

Shanghai

- m

- ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

7 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (55%), 18 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Composite (61%), 14 Buildings

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

Total: 33 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 23 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 33 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.

 

16 September 2014 | Shanghai

Relationship Between Periods and Structural Heights

Natural vibration period is an important parameter for a high-rise building; based on four hundred and fourteen high-rise buildings that are existing or have passed...

16 September 2014 | Shanghai

2014 Shanghai International Conference - Technical Workshop 02 - Q & A

2014 Shanghai International Conference Technical Workshop 02 Questions & Answers session with speakers Michael Montgomery, Kinetica; Kevin MacLean, Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd.; Hezi Mena, WSP;...

21 September 2012 | Shanghai

Seismic Behavior of Steel Plate Reinforced Concrete Shear Walls

Using steel plate reinforced concrete composite shear walls is an innovative design strategy which can take advantage of the structural strengths of both materials. Typically,...

17 October 2016

Engineering Properties of Composite Mega-Columns with Separately Encased Hot Rolled Steel Profiles

Congzhen Xiao & Chen Tao, China Academy of Building Research; Fei Deng, Tsinghua University; et al

This paper presents an experimental study on the behavior of composite mega-columns with separately encased steel profiles. Ten scaled composite columns were designed, including six...

26 October 2015

The ASeismic Design and Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of a 350m High Braced Steel Frame

Ziguo Xu, Chongcui Ren & Congzhen Xiao, China Academy of Building Research

Using nonlinear time history analysis to investigate the seismic performance of tall building structures has been more widely implemented in recent years as china new...

16 September 2014

Relationship Between Periods and Structural Heights

Congzhen Xiao, Peifu Xu & Jianhui Li, China Academy of Building Research

Natural vibration period is an important parameter for a high-rise building; based on four hundred and fourteen high-rise buildings that are existing or have passed...

01 March 2014

Relationship between Natural Vibration Periods and Structural Heights for High-rise Buildings in China

Peifu Xu, Congzhen Xiao & Jianhui Li, China Academy of Building Research

Natural vibration period is an important parameter for high-rise building, Based on 414 high-rise buildings completed or passed over-limit approval in China, the distribution law...

19 September 2012

Seismic Behavior of Steel Plate Reinforced Concrete Shear Walls

Congzhen Xiao, Dongqi Jiang, Ziguo Xu & Tao Chen, China Academy of Building Research

Steel plate reinforced concrete composite shear wall is an innovative structural member which takes advantage of both materials.. In order to investigate its flexural and...

01 September 2012

Shaking Table Test and Seismic Performance Evaluation of Shanghai Tower

Tian Chunyu, Xiao Congzhen, Zhang Hong, & Cao Jinzhe, China Academy of Building Research

Shanghai Tower is a super high-rise building of 632 m height with ‘mega frame-core- outrigger truss’ structure system. Due to the complexity and irregularity 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...

06 May 2020

New Headquarters With a Focus on Renewable Energy Slated for Shanghai

Zaha Hadid Architects has won a competition to design and build the new Shanghai headquarters of the China Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Group (CECEP)....

19 November 2019

Signature Tower Opens in New Beijing Business District

Located on Lize Road in southwest Beijing, Leeza SOHO tower anchors the new Fengtai business district, a growing financial and transport hub between the city...

29 July 2019

A 194-Meter Tower has Reached Completion in Beijing

Straddling the new subway tunnel that diagonally divides its site, the Leeza SOHO tower in Beijing rises as a single volume divided into two halves...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving China Academy of Building Research

Skybridges: Bringing the Horizontal into the Vertical Realm

02 July 2020

This symposium gathered many successful practitioners sharing their experiences and discussing the recreation of the urban realm in the sky through connections between buildings at height.

Ping An Finance Center Now Fourth Tallest Building in the World

27 March 2017

CTBUH has certified the completion of Ping An Finance Center. At 599 meters it is the tallest building in Shenzhen, second tallest in China, and fourth tallest worldwide.

Composite Megacolumns Report Now Available

12 January 2017

The summary of the research project on composite megacolumns, sponsorsed by ArcelorMittal, and is now available on the CTBUH Shop.

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.

Interesting Results from Second Round of Megacolumn Tests

27–29 July 2015

CTBUH research division members attended the second round of tests in Beijing related to the Megacolumn Research project, sponsored by ArcelorMittal.

First Composite Megacolumns Test a Big Success

05 February 2015

The large research team working on the composite megacolumns research project gathered in Beijing to start the test campaign on the first megacolumn samples.

Ctbuh Leaders At China Academy of Building Research

Ziguo Xu

CTBUH Expert Chinese Translation Committee, 2014 – Present

Ziguo Xu

Beijing