About

Member Since: 2012

Member Offices: Beijing

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

BIAD as the first architectural design institution in new China, has been adhering to the concept of "architecture leads society and design creates value" since its establishment, and is committed to providing the highest quality design works. Our Unlimited Architecture Center, which focuses on the design and research of super high-rise buildings and urban complex, has completed a number of boutique super high-rise buildings in the country. In the future, we will continue to take high-end innovative design as core competitive advantage, and provide integrated solutions to design, consulting, and management guided by principals of digital technology, intelligence enabling, and environmental friendly.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Civil Engineering; Computers / IT / Software; Cost Consulting; Interior Design; Landscape Architecture; Project Management; Urban Design

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

2012

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

CITIC Tower

527.7 m / 1,731 ft

2

Shenzhen Zhongzhou Holdings Financial Center

300.8 m / 987 ft

3

Bank of China Mansion

241 m / 791 ft

4

Beijing Television Center

239 m / 784 ft

5

Qingdao Agora

238.3 m / 782 ft

6

Jinmao International Plaza Tower 1

238 m / 781 ft

7

Jinmao International Plaza Tower 2

236.8 m / 777 ft

8

Changsha Xinhe Delta Office

235 m / 771 ft

9

State Grid Tower

220 m / 722 ft

10

Xiamen Financial Centre

212.7 m / 698 ft

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

18 September 2014

China Zun: Shaping the Future Skyline of Beijing

Due to the site location, China Zun has been a high-profile project from the very beginning. The new height of 528m would make the China...

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Research

17 October 2016

How High Could Beijing Reach?

Can we still save our city? How high can buildings in Beijing arise? Beijing has so many ancient buildings; can they coexist harmoniously with skyscrapers?...

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Global News

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...

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Rank
Name
City
Height

1

CITIC Tower

Beijing

528 m

1,731 ft

2

Xiamen State Grid Cultural Exchange Center

Xiamen

357 m

1,171 ft

3

Shenzhen Zhongzhou Holdings Financial Center

Shenzhen

301 m

987 ft

4

Bank of China Mansion

Qingdao

241 m

791 ft

5

Beijing Television Center

Beijing

239 m

784 ft

6

Qingdao Agora

Qingdao

238 m

782 ft

7

Jinmao International Plaza Tower 1

Changsha

238 m

781 ft

8

Jinmao International Plaza Tower 2

Changsha

237 m

777 ft

9

Changsha Xinhe Delta Office

Changsha

235 m

771 ft

10

State Grid Tower

Dalian

220 m

722 ft

11

Xiamen Financial Centre

Xiamen

213 m

698 ft

12

Leeza SOHO

Beijing

207 m

679 ft

13

People's Daily New Headquarters

Beijing

180 m

590 ft

14

Shin Kong Place T1

Chongqing

176 m

578 ft

14

Shin Kong Place T2

Chongqing

176 m

578 ft

16

The Wave of Science and Technology Park S01 Research Building

Jinan

161 m

529 ft

17

Poly International Plaza – Dawangjing

Beijing

161 m

529 ft

18

Shenzhen Zhongzhou Holdings Financial Center Tower B

Shenzhen

158 m

517 ft

19

Jinmao Meixi Lake Residential Tower 19

Changsha

140 m

459 ft

19

Jinmao Meixi Lake Residential Tower 20

Changsha

140 m

459 ft

19

Jinmao Meixi Lake Residential Tower 21

Changsha

140 m

459 ft

22

Jinmao Meixi Lake Residential Tower 5

Changsha

138 m

454 ft

22

Jinmao Meixi Lake Residential Tower 6

Changsha

138 m

454 ft

24

Jinmao Meixi Lake Residential Tower 2

Changsha

136 m

444 ft

24

Jinmao Meixi Lake Residential Tower 3

Changsha

136 m

444 ft

26

Jinmao Meixi Lake Residential Tower 17

Changsha

134 m

439 ft

26

Jinmao Meixi Lake Residential Tower 18

Changsha

134 m

439 ft

28

Jinmao Meixi Lake Residential Tower 7

Changsha

126 m

414 ft

28

Jinmao Meixi Lake Residential Tower 8

Changsha

126 m

414 ft

30

Jinmao Meixi Lake Residential Tower 1

Changsha

123 m

405 ft

30

Jinmao Meixi Lake Residential Tower 4

Changsha

123 m

405 ft

32

Changsha Xinhe Delta Hotel

Changsha

117 m

383 ft

33

Jing Mian Xin Cheng Tower

Beijing

102 m

335 ft

34

Chongqing Land Group Headquarters

Chongqing

99 m

323 ft

35

Parkview Green FangCaoDi

Beijing

87 m

285 ft

36

CHAO Hotel

Beijing

85 m

279 ft

37

Fuzhou Shouxi Building

Fuzhou

54 m

178 ft

38

Hotel Kapok Shenzhen Bay

Shenzhen

- m

- ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

300 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

6 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (43%), 16 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (57%), 20 Buildings

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

Total: 37 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 35 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 37 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.

 

18 September 2014 | Shanghai

China Zun: Shaping the Future Skyline of Beijing

Due to the site location, China Zun has been a high-profile project from the very beginning. The new height of 528m would make the China...

18 September 2014 | Shanghai

2014 Shanghai International Conference - Session 15 - Q & A

2014 Shanghai International Conference Session 15 Questions & Answers session with speakers Roland Bechmann, Werner Sobek Group; Joost Kuckartz, SODIS LAB; and Weiping Shao, BIAD.

17 October 2016

How High Could Beijing Reach?

Long Ma, Jing Huang & Cheng Hou, BIAD

Can we still save our city? How high can buildings in Beijing arise? Beijing has so many ancient buildings; can they coexist harmoniously with skyscrapers?...

16 September 2014

China Zun: Shaping the Future Skyline of Beijing

Weiping Shao, Beijing Institute of Architectural Design

Due to the site location, China Zun has been a high-profile project from the very beginning. The new height of 528m would make the China...

19 September 2012

Initial Research of Technical Essentials in Core Design of Skyscrapers

Lijie Xie, Quansheng Xu & Long Ma, Beijing Institute of Architectural Design

The design and research of high-rise building cores have always persisted throughout the design circle of each supertall building. Based on skyscraper projects the authors...

19 September 2012

Haihang International Plaza, Tower A, Main Building’s Supertall Structural Design

Fujiang Xu & Ping Sheng, Beijing Institute of Architectural Design

The Main Building of Tower A of the Haihang International Plaza is a 54-story out-of-code supertall structure which uses a CFST (Concrete-Filled Steel Tube) structure...

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 Beijing Institute of Architectural Design

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.

CTBUH Beijing Inaugural Event

22 April 2015

CTBUH Beijing's inaugural event featured presentations: "The New Fire Code on Tall Building Design" and "The Development of Beijing’s Central Business District".

CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Silver+ 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.