About

Member Since: 2009

Member Offices: Beijing

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

Founded in 1953, China Academy of Building Research (CABR) is the largest and most diverse research institution in building industry in China.

As the largest comprehensive research and development institute in the building industry in China, CABR carries out its mission in catering to the needs of building and construction industries nationwide, putting forward solutions for the key technical problems met in engineering based on applied research and development, providing technical development and consulting services, and undertaking building design and construction activities.

It carries out common, basic and public technical researches required in this industry. CABR is responsible for the development and management of the major engineering construction and product standards of China.

Fields of Expertise

Research Institute

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 Shanghai Tower
632 m / 2,073  ft
2 Ping An Finance Center
599.1 m / 1,965  ft
3 CITIC Tower
527.7 m / 1,731  ft
4 China Overseas Suzhou Supertall Project
460 m / 1,509  ft
5 Dalian International Trade Center
370.2 m / 1,214  ft
6 Shanghai SK Group Tower
275 m / 902  ft
7 Anhui New Broadcasting & TV Center
245 m / 804  ft
8 Z14 Plot Tower 2
238 m / 781  ft
9 Dawangjing 618 Tower 1
227 m / 745  ft
10 Dawangjing 626 Tower 1
220 m / 722  ft

Awards

China Overseas Suzhou Supertall Project

Award of Excellence: China Overseas Suzhou Supertall Project

Future Project Award 2023

Ctbuh Leaders

Ziguo Xu

Ziguo Xu

CTBUH Expert Chinese Translation Committee, 2014 – Present

Beijing

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 Suzhou Zhongnan Center

729 m / 2,392 ft

2 Ping An Finance Center

660 m / 2,165 ft

3 Shanghai Tower

632 m / 2,073 ft

4 Ping An Finance Center

599 m / 1,965 ft

5 Global Financial Center Tower 1

568 m / 1,864 ft

6 CITIC Tower

528 m / 1,731 ft

7 China Overseas Suzhou Supertall Project

460 m / 1,509 ft

8 Dalian International Trade Center

370 m / 1,214 ft

9 Global Financial Center Tower 1

366 m / 1,201 ft

10 Xiamen Cross Strait Financial Centre

344 m / 1,128 ft

11 Mandarin Oriental Hotel Tower A

333 m / 1,093 ft

12 Shanghai SK Group Tower

275 m / 902 ft

13 Anhui New Broadcasting & TV Center

245 m / 804 ft

14 Z14 Plot Tower 2

238 m / 781 ft

15 Dawangjing 618 Tower 1

227 m / 745 ft

16 Mandarin Oriental Hotel Tower B

224 m / 733 ft

17 Dawangjing 626 Tower 1

220 m / 722 ft

18 Dawangjing 626 Tower 2

216 m / 709 ft

19 New City International

210 m / 689 ft

20 Leeza SOHO

207 m / 679 ft

21 Wangjing SOHO T3

200 m / 656 ft

22 Beijing Capital Land Lize Financial Center Tower 3

200 m / 656 ft

23 HEDA Group Headquarters

198 m / 648 ft

24 China Overseas Center (Wuhan)

194 m / 637 ft

25 COFCO Tianjin Joy City Office Tower

186 m / 609 ft

26 Dawangjing 618 Tower 3

170 m / 557 ft

27 Yangtze River International Conference Center

157 m / 513 ft

28 Dawangjing 618 Tower 2

154 m / 504 ft

29 Sinopec Free Trade Building

150 m / 492 ft

30 Beijing Capital Land Lize Financial Center Hotel

150 m / 492 ft

30 Beijing Capital Land Lize Financial Center Tower 1

150 m / 492 ft

32 Bailang Bridge Ferris Wheel

140 m / 459 ft

33 Wangjing SOHO T2

127 m / 417 ft

34 Raffles City Chengdu Office Block 1

123 m / 404 ft

34 Raffles City Chengdu Office Block 2

123 m / 404 ft

36 Beijing Capital Land Lize Financial Center Tower 2

120 m / 394 ft

37 Raffles City Chengdu Hotel Block

119 m / 389 ft

38 Wangjing SOHO T1

118 m / 387 ft

39 Raffles City Chengdu Office Block 3

112 m / 369 ft

39 Raffles City Chengdu Serviced Apartment Block

112 m / 369 ft

41 Shanghai New Hualian Mansion

109 m

358 ft

Please note that this height is estimated, based on a floor count of 25 floors. The estimation has been arrived at by analyzing 6,901 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.
42 China Overseas Headquarters

108 m / 356 ft

43 Shenye TaiRan Building

106 m / 348 ft

44 éclat Club and Resort, Huizhou Tower A

105 m / 345 ft

45 Jing'an International Center 1

100 m / 328 ft

45 Jing'an International Center 2

100 m / 328 ft

47 Shenzhen Kerry Hotel Jen

96 m / 315 ft

48 éclat Club and Resort, Huizhou Tower H

91 m / 300 ft

49 Asia Financial Center & AIIB Headquarters

82 m / 269 ft

50 Jing'an International Center 4

68 m / 224 ft

51 Linked Hybrid T2

66 m / 217 ft

51 Linked Hybrid T3

66 m / 217 ft

51 Linked Hybrid T5

66 m / 217 ft

51 Linked Hybrid T6

66 m / 217 ft

51 Linked Hybrid T9

66 m / 217 ft

56 Linked Hybrid T8

60 m / 197 ft

57 Jing'an International Center 3

59 m / 194 ft

58 Jingdong Southwest Regional Headquarters

59 m / 194 ft

59 Linked Hybrid T7

45 m / 146 ft

60 China Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Group Headquarters

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CTBUH Initiatives Involving China Academy of Building Research

Skybridges: Bringing the Horizontal into the Vertical Realm

02 July 2020

This symposium gathered many successful practitioners sharing their experiences and discussing the recreation of the urban realm in the sky through connections between buildings at height.

Ping An Finance Center Now Fourth Tallest Building in the World

27 March 2017

CTBUH has certified the completion of Ping An Finance Center. At 599 meters it is the tallest building in Shenzhen, second tallest in China, and fourth tallest worldwide.

Composite Megacolumns Report Now Available

12 January 2017

The summary of the research project on composite megacolumns, sponsorsed by ArcelorMittal, and is now available on the CTBUH Shop.

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.

Interesting Results from Second Round of Megacolumn Tests

27–29 July 2015

CTBUH research division members attended the second round of tests in Beijing related to the Megacolumn Research project, sponsored by ArcelorMittal.

First Composite Megacolumns Test a Big Success

05 February 2015

The large research team working on the composite megacolumns research project gathered in Beijing to start the test campaign on the first megacolumn samples.