Chongqing Facts

Population 7,457,589 (2010) Source: Netease
Area 5,473 km² • 2,113 mi² Source: Ministry Of Commerce - People's Republic Of China
150m+ Buildings 99 Completed31 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 2 Completed4 Under Constr.
Tallest Building Chongqing World Financial Center (339 m)
Global Ranking #7 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #4 in Asia by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #3 in China by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Chongqing Nationality Plaza B (1998)
Average Building Age 7 years
Most Common Function Mixed-use, 58%
Most Common Material Concrete, 84%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Corporate Avenue 1 2019 468 m
2   Raffles City Chongqing T3N 2019 355 m
3   Raffles City Chongqing T4N 2019 355 m
4   Chongqing World Financial Center 2015 339 m
5   Chongqing IFS T1 2016 316 m
6   International Commerce Financial Centre T1 2019 301 m
7   Concord International Centre 2017 290 m
8   Yingli International Finance Centre 2012 288 m
9   United International Mansion 2013 287 m
10   HNA&POLY International Centre 2013 287 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Corporate Avenue 1 2019 468 m
2   ASE Center R6 - 468 m
3   Chongqing Tall Tower - 431 m
4   Chongqing Centre T1 - 388 m
5   Raffles City Chongqing T3N 2019 355 m
6   Raffles City Chongqing T4N 2019 355 m
7   Chongqing World Financial Center 2015 339 m
8   Chongqing IFS T1 2016 316 m
9   International Commerce Financial Centre T1 2019 301 m
10   Chongqing Centre T4 - 291 m
  Completed   Under Constr.   Proposed

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CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2016
10 Jan 2017 – CTBUH Journal Paper Report

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2015
Jan 2016 – CTBUH Journal Paper Report

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal Paper

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Chongqing

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2016
10 Jan 2017 – CTBUH Journal Paper Report
CTBUH has determined that 128 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed around the world in 2016 – setting a new record for annual tall building completions and marking the third…
CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2015
Jan 2016 – CTBUH Journal Paper Report
CTBUH has determined that 106 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed around the world in 2015 – setting a new record for annual tall building completions.
CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal Paper
An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in building functions and structural materials.
CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2013
Dec 2013 – CTBUH Journal Paper
By all appearances, the small increase in the total number of tall-building completions from 2012 into 2013 is indicative of a return to the prevalent trend of increasing completions each year over…
CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2012
Dec 2012 – CTBUH Journal Paper
For the first time in six years the number of tall buildings completed annually around the world declined as the effects of the global financial crisis became evident.
The Tallest 15 Cities in China
Sep 2012 – CTBUH Research
With over 1.3 billion citizens and a rapidly urbanizing population, China is developing tall buildings more than any other country globally.
CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2010
Dec 2010 – CTBUH Journal Paper
In a year dominated by news coverage of the new “World’s Tallest Building” – Burj Khalifa, Dubai – one may be surprised to learn that, besides being the year in which a building first surpassed the…
CTBUH Plaques & Signboards Initiative Begun
Oct 2004, Chicago – Event Report
CTBUH believes public skyscraper signs are a powerful and lasting way to inform the world about the official recognition of the achievements and merits of new and existing tall buildings.

Global News

Project Accused of ‘Pirating’ Zaha Hadid Design
2 Jan 2013 – A developer in Chongqing has been accused of…

Videos

The Economy of Iconic Tall Towers
18 Oct 2016 – Brian Ringley, Woods Bagot

Interview: Moshe Safdie
26 Oct 2015 – Moshe Safdie, Safdie Architects

All Things are Not Equal: Responsive Façades for Tall Buildings
16 Sep 2014 – Jeffrey Holmes, Woods Bagot

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Videos Related to Chongqing

The Economy of Iconic Tall Towers
18 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Brian Ringley, Woods Bagot
Tuesday October 18, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Brian Ringley of Woods Bagot, presents at the 2016 China Conference Session 6c: Economic Considerations. Iconic tall towers…
Interview: Moshe Safdie
26 Oct 2015 – 2015 New York Conference Interviews; Moshe Safdie, Safdie Architects
Moshe Safdie of Safdie Architects is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2015 CTBUH New York Conference at the Grand Hyatt New York. Moshe discusses about the design…
All Things are Not Equal: Responsive Façades for Tall Buildings
16 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Jeffrey Holmes, Woods Bagot
This presentation explores how data-driven parametric design enables the creation of enclosures that respond to highly specific environmental, behavioral and urban inputs…
Chongqing International Trade and Commerce Centre
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Andrew Luong, Arup
At 440m, the Chongqing International Trade and Commerce Centre will become one of the tallest buildings in south-west China. The presentation will highlight the…

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Research Papers

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2016
10 Jan 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue I

Raffles City Chongqing Conservatory: Studies For a New Bridging Building Type
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

Wind Induced Structure Responses Study on RCCQ Project
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

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Papers Related to Chongqing

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2016
10 Jan 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue I; Jason Gabel, Annan Shehadi, Shawn Ursini & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH
CTBUH has determined that 128 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed around the world in 2016 – setting a new record for annual tall building…
Raffles City Chongqing Conservatory: Studies For a New Bridging Building Type
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Jeffrey Huggins, Safdie Architects
One of the outgrowths of dense vertical urbanism is the challenge of interconnecting tall buildings at multiple levels in the sky. In order to have the super-connected…
Wind Induced Structure Responses Study on RCCQ Project
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Xiangdong Du, Jon Galsworthy & Greg Thompson, RWDI; Aaron Wang, CapitaLand China
The Raffles City Chongqing project is one of the largest developments in the world. Located between Chao Tian Men Square and Jiefangbei in Yuzhong District, Chongqing…
Megacities: Setting the Scene
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV; Daniel Safarik, Shawn Ursini & Antony Wood; Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
The rise of the megacity presents unprecedented opportunities to understand the human urbanization phenomenon, and to observe the effects of multicore, polycentric cities…
The Evolution of Outrigger System in Tall Buildings
Mar 2016 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 5 Number 1; Goman Wai-Ming Ho, Arup
The structural efficiency of tall buildings heavily depends on the lateral stiffness and resistance capacity. Among those structural systems for tall buildings, outrigger…
Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2015
Jan 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue I; Jason Gabel, Marty Carver & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH
CTBUH has determined that 106 buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater were completed around the world in 2015 – setting a new record for annual tall building…
Dense Urbanism: The High-Rise Tower as a Building Block for the Public Realm
26 Oct 2015 – Asia & Australasia: A Selection of Written Works on the World's Tall Building Forefront; Moshe Safdie & Jaron Lubin, Safdie Architects
Though the skyscraper has been with us for a century, we are yet to discover how to deploy it as an effective building block for contemporary urbanism. Before the age of…
Raffles City Chongqing: A Skyscraper City within a Development
Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Andrew Luong, Michael Kwok, Patrick McCafferty, & Penny Cheung, Arup
Raffles City Chongqing is a comprehensive mixed-use development with an overall gross floor area of approximately 1,100,000 square metres. The development encompasses a…
Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue I; Daniel Safarik, Antony Wood, Marty Carver & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH
An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in building…
Dream Deferred: Unfinished Tall Buildings
Nov 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue IV; CTBUH Research
Without big dreams, there would be no tall buildings. Conceiving, financing, designing, and constructing a skyscraper is no simple feat, even under the best of conditions…
Highest Helipads
Jun 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue II; CTBUH Research
In this installment of Tall Buildings in Numbers, CTBUH considers how helipads are used on skyscrapers, and which are the highest in the world. The results were somewhat…
Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2013
Dec 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue I; Daniel Safarik, Antony Wood, Marty Carver & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH
By all appearances, the small increase in the total number of tall-building completions from 2012 into 2013 is indicative of a return to the prevalent trend of increasing…
Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2012
Dec 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue I; Kevin Brass, Antony Wood & Marty Carver, CTBUH
For the first time in six years the number of tall buildings completed annually around the world declined as the effects of the global financial crisis became evident.
Tall Buildings in Numbers: The Tallest 15 Cities in China
Sep 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue III; CTBUH Research
With over 1.3 billion citizens and a rapidly urbanizing population, China is developing tall buildings more than any other country globally. Currently it has 239…
Tallest Buildings Completed in 2010
Dec 2010 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue I; CTBUH Research
In a year dominated by news coverage of the new “World’s Tallest Building” – Burj Khalifa, Dubai – one may be surprised to learn that, besides being the year in which a…

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