Chinese Engineering

Shanghai World Financial Centre, Shanghai

General Information

Official Name: Shanghai World Financial Center
Name of Complex: -
Other Names: SWFC
Structure Type: Building
Status: Completed
Country: China
City: Shanghai
Street Address & Map: No.100, Century Ave., Pudong New Area, 
  Shanghai China
Height: To Tip: 494.3m
  Architectural: 494.3m
  Occupied: 474 m
Area: 381,600m²
Floors Above Ground: 101
Floors Below Ground: 3
No. of Elevators: 91
No. of Hotel Apartments: -
No. of Hotel Rooms: -
No. of Parking Spaces: 1100
Building Function: Office/ Hotel
Structural Material: Composite
Proposed: 1994
Beginning of Construction: 1997
Completion: 2008


Design and Construction

Developer: Shanghai World Financial Center Co. Ltd
Architect: Design : Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; Mori Building;            
  Irie Miyake Architects and Engineers
  Architect of Record: Shanghai Xian Dai Architectural Design  
  (Group) Co.Ltd
Structural Engineer: Design: Leslie E. Robertson Associates 
  Architect of Record: Shanghai Xian Dai Architectural Design  
  (Group) Co.Ltd
MEP Engineer: Design: Kenchiku Setsubi Sekkei Kenkyusho
Construction control unit: Shanghai Project Management Co.Ltd
Main Contractors: China State Construction/ 
  Shanghai Construction (Group) Corporation:


Construction Information

Steel Tonnage: About 67,000 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) 
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


Internet Resources

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates:
Mori Building:
Irie Miyake Architects and Engineers:
Shanghai Xian Dai Architectural Design (Group) Co. Ltd
Leslie E. Robertson Associates:
Kenchiku Setsubi Sekkei Kenkyusho:
China State Construction:
Shanghai Construction (Group) Corporation:
China Construction Steel Structure Corp.Ltd:
CTBUH Technical Papers:  
Shanghai World Finance Center ,China
Case Study: Shanghai World Finance Center, China
Video Clips:  
[挑战极限·中国新世纪建筑奇观]-上海环球金融中心 (中央电视台)

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

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