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Canton Tower
广 州 电 视 观 光 塔

Yuejiang Road West / Yiyuan Road, Haizhu District
Guangzhou GD China

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began2005
  Finished2010
Floor Count37
Basement Floors2
Floor Area114,054 m²
Building Uses
 - observation
 - communication
 - garden
 - hotel
 - museum
 - restaurant
 - showroom
 - cinema
Structural Types
 - tower
 - concrete core
Materials
 - glass
 - steel
 - concrete, reinforced

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Antenna1969 ftNewspaper article (news.carnoc.com) & CTBUH
Roof1490 ftGuangzhou Construction Bidding Project Center
1/f22 ftGuangzhou Construction Bidding Project Center
1/b-16 ftGuangzhou Construction Bidding Project Center
2/b-33 ftGuangzhou Construction Bidding Project Center

Description
• World's tallest tower from 2009 till March of 2011
• Architiect: Information Based Architecture
• Structural Engineer: ARUP Qualification

+600m: antennal height
+454m: finally arrives at North Pole Square, an open space of a small city square size, a 146m antenna stands on the square
+437m--+441m--+445m: the floor of channel and exit
+427m--+432m: 2 technological floors
+390m--+395m: tundra luxurious dining room
+350m: temperate zone area distinguished guest hotel
+345m: temperate zone area, has the independent Kara OK room
+290m--310m: tropics quick dining room
+195m: prairie garden
+95m: 3D movie theater of the desert
+4m--+8m: the exhibition hall and the distinguished guest floor can lead to the flat roof of the river scenery
+0m: city construction exhibition hall

Features: Inside the sightseeing tower there is a group of climate floors with gardens. The functions of different floors will be made according to their different climate districts and the floors will be named after their climate districts.
http://www.gzcc.gov.cn/TVTower/fangan4/d1/index.htm

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Drawing by J. Eduardo Segundo Hernandez
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