CTBUH Silver Member

SWA Group

About

Member Since: 2010

Member Offices: Sausalito

Website: http://www.swagroup.com/

SWA is a world leader in landscape architecture, planning, and urban design. Professionally focused and employee-owned, its foremost passion is to create exceptional places for clients.

SWA works with large, multi-functional sites and small, intimate spaces, and is one of the few firms capable of creating high-profile projects at a large scale. Its designs and plans are customized for each client's aspirations—based on deep experience, technical knowledge, cutting-edge research, and ""big ideas.""

SWA's work is fueled by a deep appreciation for nature and the beauty of natural systems. SWA is also inspired by the complexity of human-made systems and the human interactions they influence. At SWA’s core is a passion for imaginative, solution-oriented design that adds value to land, buildings, cities, regions, and people’s lives.

Fields of Expertise

Landscape Architecture

Buildings

Please note that all heights shown in italics/red are estimated heights. These have been calculated based on known floor counts for the building, then extrapolated through analyzing typically hundreds of buildings of the same function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard building features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of these estimations.

RANK
Name
Height
2 Burj Khalifa

828 m / 2,717 ft

4 Shanghai Tower

632 m / 2,073 ft

5 Tianfu Center

489 m / 1,604 ft

6 Wuhan Greenland Center

476 m / 1,560 ft

7 SUNAC A-ONE Tower 1

470 m / 1,542 ft

10 Zifeng Tower

450 m / 1,476 ft

11 The Exchange 106

445 m / 1,462 ft

12 Wuhan Tower

443 m / 1,454 ft

13 Greenland Shandong International Financial Center

428 m / 1,404 ft

14 Minying International Trade Center T2

423 m / 1,386 ft

Please note that all heights shown in italics/red are estimated heights. These have been calculated based on known floor counts for the building, then extrapolated through analyzing typically hundreds of buildings of the same function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard building features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of these estimations.

RANK
Name
Height
1 Jeddah Tower

1,000 m / 3,281 ft

2 Burj Khalifa

828 m / 2,717 ft

3 Wuhan Greenland Center

636 m / 2,087 ft

4 Shanghai Tower

632 m / 2,073 ft

5 Tianfu Center

489 m / 1,604 ft

6 Wuhan Greenland Center

476 m / 1,560 ft

7 SUNAC A-ONE Tower 1

470 m / 1,542 ft

8 Chengdu Greenland Tower

468 m / 1,535 ft

9 R&F Guangdong Building

468 m / 1,535 ft

10 Zifeng Tower

450 m / 1,476 ft

11 The Exchange 106

445 m / 1,462 ft

12 Wuhan Tower

443 m / 1,454 ft

13 Greenland Shandong International Financial Center

428 m / 1,404 ft

14 Minying International Trade Center T2

423 m / 1,386 ft

15 Dabaihui Plaza

376 m / 1,232 ft

16 China Merchants Prince Bay Tower

374 m / 1,227 ft

17 Qingdao Hai Tian Center

369 m / 1,210 ft

18 Greenland Group Suzhou Center

358 m / 1,175 ft

19 OKO - Residential Tower

354 m / 1,162 ft

20 SUNAC A-ONE Tower 4

349 m / 1,145 ft

21 China World Tower

330 m / 1,083 ft

22 Poly Pazhou C2

311 m / 1,020 ft

23 Pearl River Tower

310 m / 1,016 ft

24 Cayan Tower

306 m / 1,005 ft

25 Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Central Plaza, Parcel A

303 m / 994 ft

25 Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Central Plaza, Parcel B

303 m / 994 ft

27 SUNAC A-ONE Tower 2

302 m / 991 ft

28 Shenzhen Zhongzhou Holdings Financial Center

301 m / 987 ft

29 Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Zifeng Tower

268 m / 879 ft

30 Fubon Life Insurance Building

266 m / 871 ft

31 Jing An Kerry Centre Tower 2

260 m / 853 ft

32 Beijing Greenland Center

260 m / 853 ft

33 SUNAC A-ONE Tower 3

251 m / 823 ft

34 FKI Tower

245 m / 805 ft

35 Haitian Center Tower 3

245 m / 804 ft

36 Emaar Square The Address Hotel & Residences

245 m / 802 ft

37 Kingtown International Center

231 m / 759 ft

38 Kingold Century

228 m / 748 ft

39 OKO - Office Tower

224 m / 736 ft

40 Taikang Headquarters Building

223 m / 733 ft

41 Haitian Center Tower 1

210 m / 689 ft

42 Ningbo Guohua Financial Tower

206 m / 677 ft

43 Sequis Tower

206 m / 677 ft

44 Sichuan Airlines Center

204 m / 669 ft

45 Beijing Lize Ping An Finance Centre

200 m / 656 ft

46 Jing An Kerry Centre Tower 3

198 m / 649 ft

47 Intercontinental Guangzhou Exhibition Center

198 m / 648 ft

48 Pudong Financial Plaza Office Tower 1

194 m / 635 ft

49 Chengdu Greenland Center Tower 2

173 m / 568 ft

50 Chengdu Greenland Center Tower 3

166 m / 545 ft

51 Poly International Plaza – Dawangjing

161 m / 529 ft

52 Sanya Horizons

160 m / 525 ft

53 Shenzhen Zhongzhou Holdings Financial Center Tower B

158 m / 517 ft

54 Emaar Square Heights Residences

157 m / 515 ft

55 3001 John F Kennedy Boulevard

156 m / 512 ft

56 One Palace

150 m / 493 ft

57 Emaar Square Office Tower

142 m / 466 ft

58 Azure

114 m / 375 ft

59 3025 JFK

113 m / 371 ft

60 Landmark Two

106 m / 349 ft

61 Poly Beijing Tongzhou Metropolitan North Tower

105 m / 345 ft

61 Poly Beijing Tongzhou Metropolitan South Tower

105 m / 345 ft

63 One Cardinal Way

102 m / 334 ft

64 Pudong Financial Plaza Office Tower 2

100 m / 328 ft

64 Pudong Financial Plaza Office Tower 3

100 m / 328 ft

66 Habitat Qinhuangdao Phase 1

100 m / 328 ft

66 Habitat Qinhuangdao Phase 2

100 m / 328 ft

68 Tao Zhu Yin Yuan

93 m / 306 ft

69 1200 Broadway

89 m

292 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 26 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 9,262 other buildings of the same Residential function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
70 Pudong Financial Plaza L+Mall

74 m / 243 ft

71 Emaar Square Residences A

70 m / 230 ft

72 Emaar Square Residences B

70 m / 228 ft

73 Al Wasl Plaza Dome

67 m / 221 ft

74 Yintech Financial Center

63 m / 207 ft

75 Emaar Square Residences D

62 m / 204 ft

76 Rove Expo City North Tower

55 m / 180 ft

76 Rove Expo City South Tower

55 m / 180 ft

78 Emaar Square Residences C

54 m

177 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 15 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 324 other buildings of the same Retail / Residential function on this database that do have confirmed heights. The user should be aware that non-standard features, such as significant spires or raised entrances / podiums, may affect the accuracy of this estimation.
79 Al Wasl Plaza Building 1

50 m / 163 ft

79 Al Wasl Plaza Building 3/10

50 m / 163 ft

79 Al Wasl Plaza Building 5

50 m / 163 ft

82 Hsinchu High-Speed Rail Station TOD Tower 1

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83 Park Wellstate Nishiazabu

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84 Hsinchu High-Speed Rail Station TOD Tower 2

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85 Bay Opera of Shenzhen

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CTBUH Initiatives Involving SWA Group

Nanjing Regional Tour Report: Redeveloping the "Southern Capital"

22–23 September 2012

Nanjing, the venerable “Southern capital,” is in the midst of the type of redevelopment surge impacting many Chinese cities.