CTBUH Platinum Member

RFR Asia Limited

About

Member Since: 2021

Member Offices: Beijing, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen

Website: https://www.rfrasia.com

Fields of Expertise

Façade Design / Engineering; Structural Engineering

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
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 Shenzhen Bay Super Headquarters Base Tower C-1
394 m / 1,293  ft
2 Huiyun Center
359.2 m / 1,178  ft
3 Shenzhen Bay Super Headquarters Base Tower C-2
355.7 m / 1,167  ft
4 Guangzhou International Cultural Center
320 m / 1,050  ft
5 Qianhai Prisma East Tower
300 m / 984  ft
6 China Resources Qianhai Center Tower 1
298.5 m / 979  ft
7 C Future City East Tower
290.8 m / 954  ft
8 C Future City West Tower
290.8 m / 954  ft
9 Raffles City The Bund East Tower
263 m / 863  ft
10 Raffles City the Bund West Tower
263 m / 863  ft

Awards

Tribunal de Paris

Award of Excellence: Tribunal de Paris

Best Tall Building, by Region, Europe 2018

Ctbuh Leaders

Hui Yu

Hui Yu

CTBUH Materials Assembly, 2022 – Present

Shanghai

Building Completions Timeline

Videos

31 May 2018

A Landscape Painting Comes to Life in the Heart of the City

Chaoyang Park Plaza is set on the edge of Beijing’s largest public park, and has been envisioned as an extension of the green space. The...

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Research

23 May 2022

Interactive Study - The State of Tall Timber: A Global Audit

This data study represents the significant recent momentum of the mass-timber movement worldwide. There are now 139 mass timber buildings around the world of eight...

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Global News

11 January 2024

Competition-Winning Design with Vertical Greenery in Chengdu

Architecture firm MVRDV has won the competition to design two buildings in the Tianfu Software Park in Chengdu, including a 150-meter office high-rise that provides...

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Associated companies

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 Shenzhen Bay Super Headquarters Base Tower C-1

394 m / 1,293 ft

2 Huiyun Center

359 m / 1,178 ft

3 Shenzhen Bay Super Headquarters Base Tower C-2

356 m / 1,167 ft

4 Guangzhou International Cultural Center

320 m / 1,050 ft

5 Qianhai Prisma East Tower

300 m / 984 ft

6 China Resources Qianhai Center Tower 1

299 m / 979 ft

7 C Future City East Tower

291 m / 954 ft

7 C Future City West Tower

291 m / 954 ft

9 Raffles City The Bund East Tower

263 m / 863 ft

9 Raffles City the Bund West Tower

263 m / 863 ft

11 Fisherman's Wharf Shekou T1

261 m / 856 ft

12 Qianhai Prisma West Tower

250 m / 820 ft

13 China Resources Qianhai Center Tower 5

249 m / 817 ft

14 China Resources Qianhai Center Tower 2

231 m / 759 ft

15 Tour First

231 m / 758 ft

16 COFCO Qianhai Asia Pacific Headquarters

209 m / 685 ft

17 Chongqing Gaoke Taiyangzuo

202 m / 661 ft

18 China Resources Qianhai Center Tower 4

200 m / 657 ft

19 ZTE Headquarters

200 m / 656 ft

20 OPPO Headquarters

200 m / 656 ft

21 Shanghai Poly Pukai Financial Center Tower 1

180 m / 590 ft

21 Shanghai Poly Pukai Financial Center Tower 2

180 m / 590 ft

21 Shanghai Poly Pukai Financial Center Tower 3

180 m / 590 ft

24 Grattacielo Intesa Sanpaolo

166 m / 545 ft

25 Tribunal de Paris

160 m / 524 ft

26 China Resources Qianhai Center Tower 3

160 m / 523 ft

27 Tianfu Software Park Tower 1

150 m / 492 ft

28 Rosewood Abu Dhabi

140 m / 460 ft

29 Chaoyang Park Plaza 1

129 m / 423 ft

30 Chaoyang Park Plaza 2

122 m / 399 ft

31 Pont de Flandres Batiment 007

35 m

115 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 8 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,886 other buildings of the same Office 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.
32 Chengdu Jiaozi Courtyard Northwest Tower

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33 Chengdu Jiaozi Courtyard Southwest Tower

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34 Chengdu Jiaozi Courtyard Southeast Tower

-

35 O-Tower

-

35 Tianfu Software Park Tower 2

-

Statistics

Average Building Age*

4 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (54%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (61%)

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database

Based on 24 buildings over 150 m height with a function
 
Based on 18 buildings over 150 m height with a material
 

Building Completions Timeline

Building Map

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

Ctbuh Leaders At RFR Asia Limited

CTBUH Materials Assembly, 2022 – Present

Hui Yu

Director, RFR Asia Limited

31 May 2018

A Landscape Painting Comes to Life in the Heart of the City

Chaoyang Park Plaza is set on the edge of Beijing’s largest public park, and has been envisioned as an extension of the green space. The...

31 May 2018

Interview: Dixon Lu | Chaoyang Park Plaza

Dixon Lu, Associate Partner of MAD Architects, is interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the Best Tall Building Asia & Australasia – Award of Excellence Winner,...

30 May 2018

A City of Justice for the City of Light

The new Paris Courthouse, with an internal area of around 100,000 square meters, accommodates up to 8,000 people per day. The building has a plinth...

18 October 2016

Tall Buildings and Context: Appropriate High Rise Vernaculars

The issue of skyscraper form and expression being appropriate to cultural and social context is currently a hotly debated topic in China, as well as...

18 October 2016

CTBUH Video Interview – Yangsong Ma

Yangsong Ma of MAD Architects is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2016 CTBUH China Conference. Yangsong discusses the importance of incorporating cultural and local...

23 May 2022

Interactive Study - The State of Tall Timber: A Global Audit

CTBUH Research

This data study represents the significant recent momentum of the mass-timber movement worldwide. There are now 139 mass timber buildings around the world of eight...

03 January 2022

Interactive Study on Tall Buildings in 2021: A State of Current Construction

CTBUH Research

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has released its annual report, CTBUH Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2021, part of the Tall...

12 December 2018

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2018

CTBUH Research

The astronomical growth in tall building construction observed over the past decade continued in 2018, though the total number of completed buildings of 200 meters’...

17 October 2016

From Meadows to Megacities: Creating Urban Density in the Pearl River Region

Travis Soberg, Goettsch Partners

The Greater Pearl River Delta region emerged as a result of China’s 1979 reform policies. Within the last 20 years, the GPRD has grown from...

26 October 2015

Recent Developments in Tall Buildings in Italy

Franco Mola, Laura Maria Pellegrini, Giuseppe Galassi & Elena Mola, ECSDSconocchia

Major designs by internationally renowned architects, are currently under construction in Italy in the cities of Milan and Turin. In the decade 2005-2015, a dramatic...

11 January 2024

Competition-Winning Design with Vertical Greenery in Chengdu

Architecture firm MVRDV has won the competition to design two buildings in the Tianfu Software Park in Chengdu, including a 150-meter office high-rise that provides...

02 September 2022

Twisting Tower Unveiled in Chongqing

Architecture studio Aedas has unveiled its completed Dance of Light office skyscraper in Chongqing, China, with a twisted façade informed by the shape of the...

02 August 2022

Developer will Acquire Four Commercial Towers in Abu Dhabi

Aldar Properties has signed an agreement with Mubadala Investment Company to acquire four prime Grade A commercial towers in Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the...

20 April 2021

Curved and Connected Loop Building to be Designed in Hangzhou

Nestled in the heart of Yuhang District, Bjarke Ingels Group’s design for the new OPPO R&D Headquarters, China’s largest smartphone company, combines aesthetics and innovative...

30 January 2020

New Headquarters Planned for Growing Tech Company in Shenzhen

Following the international competition, Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has been selected to build mobile telecommunications giant, OPPO’s new headquarters in Shenzhen, China. OPPO launched its...