About

Member Since: 2010

Member Offices: Shanghai

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

The Shanghai Institute of Architectural Design Co., Ltd. (ISA Architecture) was founded in 1953. Formerly SIADR, it is a leading international architectural, construction design, urban planning and engineering institute.

ISA is also committed to green building and sustainable urban development. They adhere to international and local long-term integration of architectural harmony with the environment.

They believe that appearance and function through a combination of design, enthusiasm, honesty and trustworthiness, forge innovative and quality results. To ISA, social responsibility, customer value, and the principle of advanced staff development continue make them a leader in their field.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Structural Engineering; Urban Design

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
1 Jin Mao Tower

421 m / 1,380 ft

3 Ningbo Central Plaza Tower 1

409 m / 1,342 ft

6 Guangxi Financial Investment Center

330 m / 1,083 ft

7 Wenzhou Trade Center

322 m / 1,056 ft

8 Lumina Shanghai

285 m / 935 ft

9 Tomorrow Square

285 m / 934 ft

10 Shanghai SK Group Tower

275 m / 902 ft

11 One Lujiazui

269 m / 883 ft

12 Changzhou Modern Media Center

265 m / 870 ft

13 Raffles City The Bund East Tower

263 m / 863 ft

Building Completions Timeline

Videos

03 November 2016

Innovations in Building Performance and Resiliency: Pin-Fuse Seismic Systems

Throughout history, it has been proven time and again that the simplest innovations can often offer the greatest and widest ranging impact. This is certainly...

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Research

22 December 2023

Remembering Charles H. Thornton, 2012 Fazlur Khan Lifetime Achievement Awardee

This edition of Talking Tall is an interview from the CTBUH archives. The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat would like to remember Charles...

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Global News

04 January 2022

First Phase of Plant-Covered Development Opens in Shanghai

The first section of the plant-covered 1000 Trees development, designed by British designer Thomas Heatherwick's studio, has officially opened in Shanghai, China. The mixed-use development features...

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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 Jin Mao Tower

421 m / 1,380 ft

2 Nanjing Olympic Suning Tower

420 m / 1,377 ft

3 Ningbo Central Plaza Tower 1

409 m / 1,342 ft

4 Xiamen Cross Strait Financial Centre

344 m / 1,128 ft

5 Guangxi Financial Investment Center

330 m / 1,083 ft

6 Guangxi Financial Investment Center

330 m / 1,083 ft

7 Wenzhou Trade Center

322 m / 1,056 ft

8 Lumina Shanghai

285 m / 935 ft

9 Tomorrow Square

285 m / 934 ft

10 Shanghai SK Group Tower

275 m / 902 ft

11 One Lujiazui

269 m / 883 ft

12 Changzhou Modern Media Center

265 m / 870 ft

13 Raffles City The Bund East Tower

263 m / 863 ft

13 Raffles City the Bund West Tower

263 m / 863 ft

15 Ningbo Global Shipping Plaza

262 m / 861 ft

16 Jing An Kerry Centre Tower 2

260 m / 853 ft

17 The Fifth Center Technology and Innovation Tower

260 m / 853 ft

18 Zhe Jiang Fortune Financial Center - Tower 1

258 m / 846 ft

19 Cloud Nine

238 m / 781 ft

20 CITIC Plaza

228 m / 748 ft

21 Bank of China Tower

226 m / 742 ft

22 C&D International Tower

219 m / 720 ft

23 Shangri-La Hotel

217 m / 712 ft

24 Shanghai Financial Exchange Plaza Tower 1

215 m / 705 ft

25 Pudong International Information Port

211 m / 692 ft

26 Taiping Financial Tower

208 m / 682 ft

27 Binjiang Business District Tower 1

202 m / 663 ft

28 Jing An Kerry Centre Tower 3

198 m / 649 ft

29 Shanghai Financial Exchange Plaza Tower 2

195 m / 640 ft

30 Zhe Jiang Fortune Financial Center - Tower 2

188 m / 617 ft

31 Shanghai Industrial Center Tower 1

180 m / 591 ft

32 Oriental Fisherman's Wharf Tower

161 m / 527 ft

33 Binjiang Business District Tower 2

160 m / 525 ft

34 Shanghai Financial Exchange Plaza Tower 3

152 m / 499 ft

35 Baosteel Shanghai Headquarters

120 m / 392 ft

36 Shanghai Mangoohub Building A

100 m / 328 ft

37 Land Rover Regional Offices Shanghai East Tower

100 m / 328 ft

37 Land Rover Regional Offices Shanghai West Tower

100 m / 328 ft

39 1000 Trees Phase 2

100 m / 328 ft

40 The Fifth Center Incubation Building 1

100 m / 328 ft

40 The Fifth Center Incubation Building 2

100 m / 328 ft

42 Xiamen Suiwa Tower

100 m / 327 ft

43 Qiantan Enterprise World Phase II Tower A

99 m / 325 ft

43 Qiantan Enterprise World Phase II Tower B

99 m / 325 ft

45 Shanghai Mangoohub Building B

62 m / 203 ft

46 1000 Trees Phase 1

60 m / 197 ft

47 United Family Medical Research Center

60 m / 197 ft

48 Mango Box

31 m

102 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 7 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,876 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.
49 Binjiang Business District Tower 3

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49 Binjiang Business District Tower 4

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51 Shanghai Industrial Center Tower 2

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Statistics

Average Building Age*

12 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (64%)

Most Common Material*

Composite (62%)

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database

Based on 28 buildings over 150 m height with a function
 
Based on 26 buildings over 150 m height with a material
 

Building Completions Timeline

Building Map