|East Third Ring Road & Guanghua Road, Chaoyang District|
Beijing BJ China
|Floor Area||389,079 m²|
| - office|
| - highrise|
| - cantilever|
| - hole|
| - modern|
| - structural expressionism|
| - futurism|
| - glass|
| - steel|
| - concrete, reinforced|
| ||Heights|| ||Value||Source / Comments|| |
|Lower roof||637 ft|
• Architects: Office for Metropolitan Architecture, East China Architectural Design & Research Institute Co. Ltd., Rem Koolhaus, Ole Scheeren.
• Cost Managers: Davis Langdon & Seah International.
• Constructor: China State Construction and Engineering Corporation, Front, Inc.
• Others: Arup Fire, Arup Security Consulting, Ove Arup & Partners, Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin Inc., Sandy Brown Associates LLP.
• The structure speech is as of two towers, 45 and 51 stories each, connected together above the 37th floor and below the 10th floor, like a square hole donnut. The highest part is naturally the 51 storeys one.
• The podium, actually, bends in the opposite direction from the upper link, making a structure in balance and like inclinated at glassy pillars. This inclination is of 6° in both closing those pillars, supported by braced steel tubes at the grid's perimeter.
• There is no movement joints in building and is one of the world's largest single structural systems.
• An estimation of less than 20% steel was used comparing for which in a single tower with the same gross floor area.
• Its use is mainly seen for the Television channels' offices and headquarters in area.
• Residents of city nicknamed it as the "giant shorts".
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