Suzhou Zhongnan Center Download PDF

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Height: Occupied
592.8 m / 1,945 ft
Height: To Tip
729 m / 2,392 ft
Height: Architectural
729 m / 2,392 ft
Suzhou Zhongnan Center Outline
Height: Observatory
592.8 m / 1,945 ft
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
# of Elevators
Top Elevator Speed
18 m/s
Tower GFA
500,000 m² / 5,381,955 ft²
# of Apartments
# of Hotel Rooms
# of Parking Spaces


Official Name Suzhou Zhongnan Center
Name of Complex Century Plaza
Other Names Century Plaza South Tower, Jin Ji Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Under Construction
Country China
City Suzhou
Street Address & Map Suhui Road
Building Functions hotel / residential / SOHO / office
Structural Material composite
Proposed 2011
Construction Start 2014
Completion 2020

Companies Involved

Developer Zhongnan Group
Design Gensler
Architect of Record ECADI
Structural Engineer
Design Thornton Tomasetti
Engineer of Record ECADI
MEP Engineer Parsons Brinckerhoff Consultants Private Limited
Main Contractor China Construction Third Engineering Bureau Corp., Ltd.; Jiangsu Zhongnan Construction Group Co., Ltd.
Other Consultant
Façade ALT Cladding
• Façade Maintenance Lerch Bates
• Fire Rolf Jensen & Associates
• Lighting Brandston Partnership, Inc.
• Sustainability Environmental Market Solutions, Inc.
Vertical Transportation Edgett Willams Consulting Group Inc.
• Wind RWDI

Research Papers

Design Challenges of the 3 Tallest Buildings in North/ East/ South China
15 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings

Suzhou Zhongnan Center: Rising Above Engineering Challenges
15 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings