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Height: Architectural 206 m / 676 ft
Height: Occupied 191.4 m / 628 ft
Height: To Tip 206 m / 676 ft
Floors Above Ground 47
Floors Below Ground 5
# of Elevators 21
Top Elevator Speed 6 m/s
Tower GFA 80,276 m² / 864,084 ft²
Development GFA 92,773 m² / 998,600 ft²
# of Hotel Rooms 318
# of Parking Spaces 480


Official Name Minyoun Financial Plaza
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country China
City Chengdu
Street Address & Map Dong Da Avenue
Building Function hotel / office
Structural Material composite
Proposed 2008
Construction Start 2010
Completion 2012
Official Website Minyoun Financial Plaza
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Regional Ranking #480 Tallest in Asia
City Ranking #3 Tallest in Chengdu

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer Minyoun Group
• Design Ming Lai Architects
• Architect of Record Chengdu Sina Smith Group
Structural Engineer
• (not specified) Fanarchi Architecture Design & Consultant Co.
MEP Engineer
• (not specified) Chengdu Sina Smith Group
Main Contractor China Construction Second Engineering Bureau Ltd.

About Minyoun Financial Plaza

Located 40 kilometers from Chengdu, the San Xing Dui ancient ruins are one of the most enigmatic excavations in the world. Many unique and decorative objects have been recovered, including an artifact called a “yu zhang,” or jade ornament. The design for Minyoun Plaza was derived directly from the shape of this ornament, taking cues from its curving sides. The expression of the architecture is emphasized with a curvilinear, steel-framed structure at the corners of a lozenge-shaped form in conjunction with glazed façades.

The tower comprises offices, hotel rooms, and related amenities including several restaurants. The siting of the tower provides 180-degree unobstructed views of the surrounding environment, and the diagonal orientation creates a unique dialogue with nearby buildings, as well as opening the site in a welcoming gesture toward the downtown district. The façade treatment of multi-faceted glazing provides a dynamic effect of reflections, adding depth to the tower.