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

Aedas has released their Phase II designs of Hengqin Headquarters Complex in Zhuhai, China. Located on an island, the site sits near the Lotus Bridge linking Zhuhai to Macau, overlooking some of the largest casino resorts across the river. The complex will be integrated and cultural tourism-oriented with two high-rise Grade-A office towers and a […]

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Aedas releases plans for bamboo-Inspired building in China

Aedas recently released its design for Gmond International Building, a representative regeneration project located in the old town area of Shenzhen, China. This 200-meter super high-rise building is inspired by the traditional form of Chinese totem bamboo, which symbolises prosperity and moral integrity. With nearly 60,000 square meters of gross floor area, the building will […]

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China building the tallest detached core building in the world

Hanking Center Tower by Morphosis Architects in Shenzhen, China recently topped out, with the 62nd floor now in place. The building, which is defined by its detached core configuration, positions its primary core nine metres outside its main body, connected by a series of sky bridges and braces, in order to increase flexibility and light […]

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Chinas Wanda Group submits proposal to build township in Haryana

Wanda Group, one of the largest real estate developers in China, has submitted a proposal for setting up a greenfield integrated industrial township in the Sonpat district of Haryana in a joint venture with the Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (HSIIDC). The joint venture would develop, operate and manage the integrated industrial […]

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China constructing the worlds highest bridge

The Sidu River Bridge in Hubei Province of China, with a height of 496 m, has held the title of the worlds highest bridge since 2009. But it is set to be surpassed by the Beipanjiang Bridge Duge that is being constructed 565 m over the Nizhu River Canyon in Guizhou province of China. Engineers […]

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

Studio Pei-Zhu has unveiled the designs for The Yang Liping Performing Arts Center in Dali, Yunnan, China. Dali, which is located at a low latitude and high elevation, features a dramatic terrain and a unique climate. The project site is situated in the heart of this landscape, on a fertile plateau between the Cangshan mountain […]

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

Chinese construction firm, China Fortune Land Development Co Ltd (CFLD), has expressed interest to work with CIDCO in order to create an integrated township in Navi Mumbai and the focused area is centred in Navi Mumbai International Airport Influence Notified Area (NAINA). A MoU has been signed between CIDCO Vice-Chairman and Managing Director Bhushan Gagrani […]

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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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