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Height: Occupied
347.3 m / 1,139 ft
Height: To Tip
354.5 m / 1,163 ft
Height: Architectural
354.5 m / 1,163 ft
Raffles City Chongqing T3N Outline
Floors Above Ground
79
Floors Below Ground
3
Development GFA
1,134,260 m² / 12,209,073 ft²
# of Parking Spaces
3,300

Facts

Official Name Raffles City Chongqing T3N
Name of Complex Raffles City Chongqing
Other Names Chongqing Chaotiamen Tower 1
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country China
City Chongqing
Street Address & Map Chaotiamen, Yuzhong District
Building Function residential / retail
Structural Material composite
  • Core: Reinforced Concrete
  • Columns: Concrete Encased Steel
  • Floor Spanning: Steel
Energy Label LEED Gold BD+C: Core and Shell
Proposed 2011
Construction Start 2015
Completion 2019
Official Website Chongqing Raffles City
Rankings Click arrows to view the next taller/shorter buildings
Global Ranking #56 Tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #33 Tallest in Asia
National Ranking #27 Tallest in China
City Ranking #1 Tallest in Chongqing

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer CapitaLand Limited
Architect
Design Safdie Architects
Architect of Record Chongqing Architecture and Design Institute; P & T Group
Structural Engineer
Design Arup
Engineer of Record Chongqing Architecture and Design Institute
MEP Engineer
Design WSP
Engineer of Record P & T Group
Main Contractor China Construction Eighth Engineering Division; China Construction Third Engineering Bureau Co., Ltd.
Other Consultant
• Cost Rider Levett Bucknall
• Quantity Surveyor Rider Levett Bucknall
• Wind RWDI
Material Supplier
• Cladding Jangho Group Co., Ltd.
• Crane Favelle Favco Group; Favelle Favco Group
• Elevator KONE
• Paint/Coating Jotun

CTBUH Initiatives

2019 Tall Building Predictions for the Year to Come
22 Jan 2019 – CTBUH News

CTBUH Study Examines Tallest Buildings with Dampers
22 Aug 2018 – CTBUH Research

Videos

Dense Urbanism: The High-Rise Tower as a Building Block for the Public Realm
26 Oct 2015 – Moshe Safdie, Safdie Architects

Interview: Moshe Safdie
26 Oct 2015 – Moshe Safdie, Safdie Architects

Research Papers

The Garden City in Three Dimensions
Oct 2019 – CTBUH Journal 2019 Issue IV

Conjoined Tower Structures for Mile-High Tall Buildings
Mar 2019 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 8 Number 1

The Evolution of the SkyPark Since the Marina Bay Sands
Mar 2019 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 8 Number 1

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Papers Related to Raffles City Chongqing T3N

Papers Related to Raffles City Chongqing T3N

The Garden City in Three Dimensions
Oct 2019 – CTBUH Journal 2019 Issue IV; Moshe Safdie, Safdie Architects
With a career spanning back to the Habitat ’67 residential complex in Montréal, Moshe Safdie’s work has always evoked images of utopian science fiction, yet is grounded…
Conjoined Tower Structures for Mile-High Tall Buildings
Mar 2019 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 8 Number 1; Kyoung Sun Moon, Yale University
Tall buildings are one of the most viable solutions to deal with the global phenomenon of rapid population increase and urbanization. While tall buildings are an…
The Evolution of the SkyPark Since the Marina Bay Sands
Mar 2019 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 8 Number 1; Jaron Lubin, Safdie Architects
This presentation traces the evolution of the SkyPark across multiple building types in different cities, climates and contexts from urban, architectural and social…
Multi-Dimensional Hybrid Design and Construction of Skyscraper Cluster
Sep 2017 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 6 Number 3; Aaron J. Wang, CapitaLand China Corporate
Designed by star architect of Moshes Safdie, Raffles City Chongqing includes a total of 6 mega high-rise towers 250 to 380m tall, a sky conservatory, a 5-storey high…
Frontiers in High-Rise Outrigger Design
8 Aug 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue III; Hi sun Choi & Leonard M. Joseph, Thornton Tomasetti; SawTeen See, Leslie E. Robertson Associates; Rupa Garai, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
In 2012, CTBUH published the first Outrigger Design for High-Rise Buildings Technical Guide. In 2016, the CTBUH Outrigger Working Group felt it would be beneficial to…
Raffles City Chongqing Conservatory: Studies For a New Bridging Building Type
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Jeffrey Huggins, Safdie Architects
One of the outgrowths of dense vertical urbanism is the challenge of interconnecting tall buildings at multiple levels in the sky. In order to have the super-connected…
Wind Induced Structure Responses Study on RCCQ Project
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Xiangdong Du, Jon Galsworthy & Greg Thompson, RWDI; Aaron Wang, CapitaLand China
The Raffles City Chongqing project is one of the largest developments in the world. Located between Chao Tian Men Square and Jiefangbei in Yuzhong District, Chongqing…
Evolution of Seismic Engineering and Design of Ultra Tall Buildings in China Innovations and Sustainability
Sep 2016 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 5 Number 3; Aaron J. Wang, CapitaLand Management
With the booming of construction and property industries in China, the demand for high-rises and mega-scale buildings with more integrated building functions, open- and…
The Evolution of Outrigger System in Tall Buildings
Mar 2016 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 5 Number 1; Goman Wai-Ming Ho, Arup
The structural efficiency of tall buildings heavily depends on the lateral stiffness and resistance capacity. Among those structural systems for tall buildings, outrigger…

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