Chinese Engineering

International Finance Centre, Guangzhou

General Information

Official Name: Guangzhou International Finance 
  Center
Name of Complex: -
Other Names: Guangzhou IFC, West Tower
Structure Type: Building
Status: Completed
Country: China
City: Guangzhou
Street Address & Map: 5 Zhujiang Avenue West
Height: To Tip:438.6m
  Architectural: 438.6m
  Occupied:415.1m
Area: 250,095m²
Floors Above Ground: 103
Floors Below Ground: 4
No. of Elevators: 71
No. of Hotel Apartments: 374
No. of Hotel Rooms: -
No. of Parking Spaces: 1740
Building Function: Office/ Hotel
Structural Material: Composite
Proposed: 2004
Beginning of Construction: 2006
Completion: 2010

 

Design and Construction

Developer: Yuexiu Group
Architect: Design : Wilkinson Eyre
  Architect of Record: Architectural Design &  Research Institute of SCUT
Structural Engineer: Design: Arup; 
  Architect of Record: Architectural Design & Research Institute of SCUT
MEP Engineer: Design: Arup     
Construction control unit: Guangzhou Pearl River Engineering Construction Supervision Co.Ltd
Main Contractors: China Construction Steel Structure Corp.Ltd /
  Guangzhou Municipal Construction

 

Construction Information

Steel Tonnage: About 40,000 tonnes
Steel Materials Specifications: 《热轧H型钢和部分T型钢》GB/T11263
  《优质碳素结构钢》(GB/T 699-1999) 
  《碳素结构钢》(GB/T 700-2006) 
  《低合金高强度结构钢》(GB/T 1591-2008) 
  《合金结构钢》(GB/T 3077-1999) 
  《建筑结构用钢板》(GB/T 19879-2005) 
  《厚度方向性能钢板》(GB/T 5313-2010) 
  《钢结构工程施工质量验收规范》(50205-2001)
Steel Materials Suppliers: -
Steelwork Designers: China Construction Steel Structure Corp.Ltd
Steelwork Fabricators: China Construction Steel Structure Corp.Ltd
Steelwork Subcontractors: China Construction Steel Structure Corp.Ltd
Main Contractors: China Construction Fourth Engineering Division Corp. Ltd

 

Internet Resources

Yuexiu Group: http://www.yuexiuproperty.com/
Wilkinson Eyre: http://www.wilkinsoneyre.com/
Architectural Design & Research Institute of SCUT: http://www.scutad.com.cn/
Arup: https://www.arup.com/
Guangzhou Pearl River Engineering Construction Supervision Co. Ltd: http://www.zjjl.cn/index.aspx
China State Construction: http://www.cscec.com.cn/
Guangzhou Municipal l Construction: http://www.gzmcg.com/
China Construction Steel Structure Corp. Ltd: http://sstr.cscec.com
CTBUH Technical Papers:  
An Overview of Structural &Aesthetic Developments in Tall Buildings Using Exterior Bracing &Diagrid Systems : http://global.ctbuh.org/resources/papers/download/3079-an-overview-of-structural-aesthetic-developments-in-tall-buildings-using-exterior-bracing-diagrid-systems.pdf
Engineering of Guangzhou International Finance Centre: http://global.ctbuh.org/resources/papers/download/3310-engineering-of-guangzhou-international-finance-centre.pdf
Others:  
Guangzhou International Finance Center: https://baike.baidu.com/item/%E5%B9%BF%E5%B7%9E%E5%9B%BD%E9%99%85%E9%87%91%E8%9E%8D%E4%B8%AD%E5%BF%83
Video Clips:  
广州国际金融中心-简约雅致的建筑形态: http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNDkwMjcxMjEy.html
广州西塔建筑施工组织设计: http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNjI1MDI4MzQw.html
广州西塔施工动画: http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XMTYyNTE1MDYxMg.html

About Us

CNERCEstablishment of the Chinese National Engineering Research Centre for Steel Construction (Hong Kong Branch) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) was approved by the State Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), People’s Republic of China on 12th October 2015.

Contact Information

Address:
Chinese National Engineering Research Center for Steel Construction (Hong Kong Branch)
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Phase 8,
Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Phone: (852) 3400-8451

Email: cnerc.steel@polyu.edu.hk