Wuhan Facts

150m+ Buildings 32 Completed22 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 1 Completed6 Under Constr.
Tallest Building Minsheng Bank Building (331 m)
Global Ranking #33 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #20 in Asia by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #11 in China by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Truroll Plaza (1996)
Average Building Age 10 years
Most Common Function Office, 56%
Most Common Material Composite, 68%

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

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Wuhan Greenland Center 2018 636 m
2   Wuhan Center Tower 2017 438 m
3   Riverview Plaza A1 2019 436 m
4   Heartland 66 Office Tower 2020 339 m
5   Minsheng Bank Building 2008 331 m
6   Wuhan Yangtze River Shipping Center 2019 330 m
7   Yuexiu Fortune Center Tower 1 2017 330 m
8   Wuhan Tiandi Park Place Office Tower 1 - 283 m
9   Tianyue Xinchen Tower 1 2018 275 m
10   Wuhan World Trade Tower 1998 273 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   CTF Finance Center 2022 648 m
2   Wuhan Greenland Center 2018 636 m
3   Wuhan Center Tower 2017 438 m
4   Wuhan World Trade Center - 438 m
5   Riverview Plaza A1 2019 436 m
6   SUNAC Center - 425 m
7   Optics Valley Center Landmark Tower 2022 400 m
8   Heartland 66 Office Tower 2020 339 m
9   Minsheng Bank Building 2008 331 m
10   Wuhan Yangtze River Shipping Center 2019 330 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   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 Names Tall Building Award Winners and Finalists
22 Jun 2016 – Awards Event

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

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Wuhan

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 Names Tall Building Award Winners and Finalists
22 Jun 2016, Chicago – Awards Event
CTBUH is proud to announce the winners and finalists for the CTBUH 2016 Tall Building Awards, chosen from a pool of 132 submissions vying for recognition.
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.
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.
The Tallest 20 in 2020: Entering the Era of the Megatall
8 Dec 2011, Chicago – CTBUH Research
Within this decade we will likely witness not only the world’s first kilometer-tall building, but also the completion of a significant number of buildings over 600 meters.
CTBUH Releases Tallest Buildings Completed in 2008
Dec 2008 – CTBUH Journal Paper
Against the backdrop of global economic crisis, 2008 witnessed the most successful year of skyscraper construction to date, with more skyscrapers constructed globally within a single year than ever…

Videos

Building Tall Skyscraper Lecture Series: How High Can We Go?
16 Mar 2017 – Antony Wood, CTBUH; Richard Tomasetti, Thornton Tomasetti; Ian Smith, thyssenkrupp, Gordan Gill, Adrain Smill + Gordon Gill Architecture

Design for All Scales: Wuhan Tiandi
3 Nov 2016 – Ellen Lou, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Interview: Wuhan Tiandi
3 Nov 2016 – Ellen Lou, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

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Videos Related to Wuhan

Building Tall Skyscraper Lecture Series: How High Can We Go?
16 Mar 2017 – Building Tall – Skyscraper Lecture Series; Antony Wood, CTBUH; Richard Tomasetti, Thornton Tomasetti; Ian Smith, thyssenkrupp, Gordan Gill, Adrain Smill + Gordon Gill Architecture
Thursday, March 16, 2017. Chicago, United States of America. Hosted in collaboration with the Chicago Architecture Foundation, the first lecture of the series Building…
Design for All Scales: Wuhan Tiandi
3 Nov 2016 – CTBUH "15th Annual Awards"; Ellen Lou, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
The Wuhan Tiandi Site A master plan is none other than a social triumph, an unprecedented exercise in transforming a core area of one of China’s largest interior cities.…
Interview: Wuhan Tiandi
3 Nov 2016 – 2016 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Ellen Lou, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Ellen Lou, Director of Urban Design and Planning, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, is interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the 2016 CTBUH Urban Habitat Award Winner, Wuhan…
Alternatives to Supertall Super-Density: Human-Scaled Neighborhoods Within the Megacity
18 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Albert Chan, Shui On Land Limited
Tuesday October 18, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Albert Chan of Shui On Group, presents at the 2016 China Conference Session 6a: Public Realm. The explosive urban growth of…
Public Realm Q&A
18 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Javier Quintana de Una, IDOM; Albert Chan, Shui on Land Limited; James Parakh, City of Toronto Planning Department; Martin Henn, Henn
Tuesday October 18, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Javier Quintana de Una, IDOM; Albert Chan, Shui on Land Limited; James Parakh, City of Toronto Planning Department; Martin…
CTBUH Video Interview – Albert Chan
18 Oct 2016 – 2016 China Conference Interviews; Albert Chan, Shui On Land Limited
Albert Chan of Shui On Land Limited is interviewed by Chris Bentley during the 2016 CTBUH China Conference. Albert discusses the master planning of the Wuhan Tiandi…
Mega Size Mixed-Use Projects: Redefining Vertical Urbanism
17 Oct 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2016 China Conference; Dennis Poon, Thornton Tomasetti
Monday October 17, 2016. Shenzhen, China. Dennis Poon of Thornton Tomasetti, presents at the 2016 China Conference Session 4c: Structural & Geotechnic Engineering. As…
Wuhan Greenland Center Main Tower: Seamlessly Integrating Structure and Architecture
20 Sep 2012 – Presentation at CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Guoyong Fu & Mark Dannettel, Thornton Tomasetti; Juan Betancur, AS+GG
On track to become the 7th tallest building in the world, Wuhan Greenland Center Main Tower is a 125-story, 600+ meter megatall tower in China. The project’s structural…

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Research Papers

Fusing History and Height in Modern China
1 Feb 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue I

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

Alternatives to Supertall Super-Density: Human-Scaled Neighborhoods Within the Megacity
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

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Fusing History and Height in Modern China
1 Feb 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue I; Albert Chan, Shui On Group
Albert Chan is the Director of Development Planning and Design at Shui On Land, based in Shanghai. Shui On Land is the developer of several successful “Tiandi” (“heaven…
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…
Alternatives to Supertall Super-Density: Human-Scaled Neighborhoods Within the Megacity
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Albert Chan, Shui On Group
The explosive urban growth of China has defied almost every prior notion of human scale. Considering the fact that the nation has more than 150 cities of 1 million or…
Using Parametric Simulation and GIS to Design a Stormwater Solution for a Chinese Sponge-City
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Christopher Drew, Patrick Keeney & Xi Yi, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
One of the predicted effects of climate change in Central China is an increase in precipitation and in extreme rainfall intensity. In 2015, the Chinese government…
From Icon to Community: The Repositioning of the Mega Tower in the City Context
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Bryant Lu & Guymo Wong, Ronald Lu & Partners
Historically, mega-towers were frequently labelled “egocentric displays of power,” becoming iconic symbols of a city or an individual. In today’s age of global hyper-…
Overcoming MEP and VT System Design Challenges in Three of the Tallest Buildings in China
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Vincent Tse, Herbert Lam, Kenneth Li & Michael Sung, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
This paper will address the mechanical, electrical, plumbing and drainage, and vertical transportation system (MEP/VTS) design challenges encountered during the design…
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…
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…
The Passive Design of High-Rise Envelope
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Jie Zhang & Jia Yin, Shanghai Elite Façade Consultants
From the perspective of the application of the high-rise envelope technology, this paper attempts to quantify the effectiveness of passive measures, and provide the…
A Proposal to Create an Energy-Producing Megatall for Kunming, China
Nov 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue IV; Thomas Kraubitz, Buro Happold
China’s fast-growing urban population and need for sustainable energy sources require alternative development ideas. The Krafthaus, which combines an energy-producing…
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…
Wuhan Greenland Center Main Tower: Seamlessly Integrating Structure and Architecture
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Guoyong Fu, Dennis Poon & Mark Dannettel, Thornton Tomasetti; Juan Betancur, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
Wuhan Greenland Center Main Tower is a 125-story, 600+ meter mega-tower in China. The tower structural system has been developed to harmonize with the architecture as an…
Wuhan Center – A Sustainable Design Exploration for Skyscrapers
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Weiping Xu & Xiaoqiong Ma, ECADI Co.,Ltd.
Embodying the “sail” concept, Wuhan Centre will be mixed-use, with urban retail spaces at the base, a unique mix of office, residential, and hotel with a visitor’s…
The Tallest 20 in 2020: Entering the Era of the Megatall
Jan 2012 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue I; CTBUH Research
Within this decade we will likely witness not only the world’s first kilometer-tall building, but also the completion of a significant number of buildings over 600 meters…
Tallest Buildings Completed in 2008
Dec 2008 – CTBUH Journal, 2009 Issue I; CTBUH Research
Against the backdrop of global economic crisis, 2008 witnessed the most successful year of skyscraper construction to date, with more skyscrapers constructed globally…

Browse hundreds of other papers published by CTBUH members on a range of multi-disciplinary subjects in the Research Papers Library