Raffles City

Hangzhou
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Official Name
The current legal building name.

Raffles City

Type

Complex

Status
Completed
Architecturally Topped Out
Structurally Topped Out
Under Construction
Proposed
On Hold
Never Completed
Vision
Competition Entry
Canceled
Proposed Renovation
Under Renovation
Renovated
Under Demolition
Demolished

Completed

Country

China

City

Hangzhou

Function

SOHO / hotel / office / residential / retail / serviced apartments

# of Apartments

180

# of Hotel Rooms

324

# of Parking Spaces

1,952

Development GFA
Development GFA refers to the total gross floor area within the entire development in which a tower exists, and may therefore be at times the total sum of several towers and related low-rise buildings.

395,313 m² / 4,255,114 ft²

Map of Buildings in Complex

Note: Only buildings that have GPS coordinates recorded are displayed.

 

List of Buildings in Complex

Rank
Building Name
Status
Completed
Architecturally Topped Out
Structurally Topped Out
Under Construction
Proposed
On Hold
Never Completed
Vision
Competition Entry
Canceled
Proposed Renovation
Under Renovation
Renovated
Under Demolition
Demolished
Completion
Height
Floors
Material
Use
1 Raffles City Hangzhou Tower 2
2017 256.5 m / 841 ft 59 Concrete-Steel Composite Residential / Hotel / Office / Retail
2 Raffles City Hangzhou Tower 1
2017 256.3 m / 841 ft 61 All-Concrete SOHO / Serviced Apartments / Office / Retail

Videos

10 October 2011

Structural Implementation of Sculptural Raffles City Hangzhou

Raffles City Hangzhou is a mixed-use development consisting of two 250m tall twisted towers and a 10-storey retail podium enclosed by multiple curved building envelopes....

 

Research

01 March 2017

Raffles City in Hangzhou China - The Engineering of a ‘Vertical City’ of Vibrant Waves

Aaron J. Wang, CapitaLand Limited

This mixed-use Raffles City (RCH) development is located near the Qiantang River in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang province, located southwest of Shanghai, China. The...

01 March 2017

Raffles City in Hangzhou China - The Engineering of a ‘Vertical City’ of Vibrant Waves

Aaron J. Wang, CapitaLand Limited

This mixed-use Raffles City (RCH) development is located near the Qiantang River in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang province, located southwest of Shanghai, China. The...

28 October 2019

High-Rises From the Past and For the Future

Astrid Piber, UNStudio

In some an increasing number of cities, vertical expansion has been the only viable option, however efforts should also be concentrated on remodeling existing buildings....

01 September 2016

Evolution of Seismic Engineering and Design of Ultra Tall Buildings in China Innovations and Sustainability

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 tailor-shaped...

06 November 2014

From Block to Blob and Back Again

Ben van Berkel, UNStudio

United Network Studio (UN Studio) is a Dutch architecture firm founded in 1988 by Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos, which in the 2000s established...