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CTF Tianjin Tower – Tianjin, China

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Building: CTF Tianjin Tower also known as Tianjin Chow Tai Fook Binhai Center
Location: Tianjin, China
Design Architect: SOM
Architect of Record: ECADI
Structural Engineers: SOM, Leslie E. Robertson Associates
Wind Consultants: BMT Fluid Mechanics Ltd.
Status: under construction

AE Interests: the tower houses offices, 300 apartments, and 350 hotel rooms; second tallest building in Tianjin at 1739 ft; 101 stories; multi-story wind vents and aerodynamic shape reduce vortex shedding and therefore reduce wind forces; designed to meet LEED Gold specifications

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Written by Jesse Madden

September 9, 2014 at 3:39 pm

Posted in Built

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