Tag: China


China lay emphasis on the safety of high-rises

The Chinese Ministry of Public Security has issued a draft regulation on fire safety for high-rise buildings and for public consultation. According to the draft, Shopping malls are banned from setting up on the third basement or below in high-rise buildings, and entertainment places should not be established in the second basement or below. The […]

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Beipanjiang Bridge: Chinas impossible engineering feat

The Beipanjiang Bridge, suspended 565m above remote south-west mountains in China, took decades to construct and has revolutionised bridge-building around the world. Source: BBC

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Aedas unveils designs for dragon inspired headquarter in China

The complex will be integrated and cultural tourism-oriented with two high-rise Grade-A office towers and a series of retail, banquet, entertainment and leisure venues. The form of the main buildings will take inspiration from the traditional Chinese symbol of two dragons chasing for a pearl, meant to symbolise good fortune and happiness. The podium design […]

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China building the tallest detached core building in the world

To serve global professionals and bring density to the suburb of Nanshan, the tower would feature flexible office space on its open floor plate, anchored by high-end retail and dining. Additionally, the separation of the core from the main portion of the building would allow for a public to private gradient of activity on each […]

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Chinas Wanda Group submits proposal to build township in Haryana

The joint venture would develop, operate and manage the integrated industrial township at Kharkhoda in Sonipat district. As per an official spokesperson, the sponsors expect that the joint venture to catalyse investment worth Rs 65,000 crore and generate 34,000 direct jobs. The project at Kharkhoda would fall within the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor and the National […]

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China constructing the worlds highest bridge

A bridges height is measured as the maximum vertical distance between the ground and the bridge deck and is not to be confused with the worlds tallest bridge that is measured as the height of the structure itself. The Beipanjiang Bridge Duge crosses the same valley as the Guanxing Highway Bridge, which held the title […]

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Studio Pei-Zhu plans a performing arts centre in Dali, China

Studio Pei-Zhu, while designing the Performing Arts Center, drew inspiration from these natural variations in landscape and climate, employing a large canopy roof and a flowing form to invite users into the complex. Graded topography and grassy hills draw theatregoers into an interior plaza, which opens a theater box onto the plaza, transforming the space […]

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India and China may work on an integrated township in Navi Mumbai

CFLD president Jerry Zhao said that his company was looking at investments in Maharashtra as it has a conducive atmosphere for growth.

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Re-planning package submitted for Chinas future tallest tower

A re-planning package for a tower has submitted by the developer Shenzhen Kingkey Group to the Luohu District Government of Shenzhen for review and approval. The plan is anchored by a tower, which is poised to rise to 739 metres, a height that could see it become Chinas next tallest building upon completion. H700 Shenzhen […]

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