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KK100 – Shenzhen, China

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Kingkey 100 Development  Kingkey 100 Development  kk100_3

Building: KK100
Location: Shenzhen, China
Architect: TFP Farrells
Engineering: Ove Arup & Partners
(Structural, Fire, Wind, MEP, Traffic)
Contractor: China Construction Fourth Engineering Division Corp. Ltd.
Project Manager: Shenzhen KingKey real Estate Development Co. Ltd.
Completion: 2011

AE Interests: Tallest building in the world in 2011 (100 floors), horizontal and vertical fins reduce glare and solar gain, free cooling system used, mixed use tower, complex form at pedestrian entry, expressed steel structure, LEED Gold.


Written by Sharon Zhu

September 4, 2015 at 1:28 pm

Posted in Built

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