Ping An Finance Center

skyscraper in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China

The Ping An International Finance Center (also known as the Ping An IFC) (Chinese: 平安国际金融中心) is a 115-story, 599 m (1,965 ft) supertall skyscraper in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.[7]

Ping An International Finance Center
平安国际金融中心
平安金融中心 2019-12-23.jpg
Ping An International Finance Center
General information
StatusCompleted
TypeOffice & retail
LocationNo. 5033 Yitian Road, Futian District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
Coordinates22°32′11″N 114°03′02″E / 22.536399°N 114.050446°E / 22.536399; 114.050446Coordinates: 22°32′11″N 114°03′02″E / 22.536399°N 114.050446°E / 22.536399; 114.050446
Construction started2010[1]
CompletedMarch 28, 2017[1]
Cost$1.5 billion (USD, estimated)[4]
OwnerPing An Life Insurance Company of China[1]
Height
Antenna spire599.1 m / 1,965 ft
Roof555.1 m (1,821 ft)[1]
Top floor555.1 m (1,821 ft)[1]
Observatory562 m (1,844 ft)[2]
Technical details
Floor count115, plus 5 underground floors[1]
Floor area385,918 m2 (4,153,990 sq ft)[1]
Lifts/elevators80[1][3]
Design and construction
ArchitectKohn Pedersen Fox Associates[5]
DeveloperPing An Life Insurance Company of China[1]
Structural engineerThornton Tomasetti[6]
Main contractorChina Construction First Building Group[1]

It was completed in 2017. It is the tallest building in Shenzhen, the 2nd tallest building in China and the 4th tallest building in the world.[8]

It also broke the record of having the highest observation deck in a building at 562 m (1,844 ft).[2]

ReferencesEdit

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  2. 2.0 2.1 ctbuh. "World's Highest Observation Decks". www.ctbuh.org. Archived from the original on 28 October 2018. Retrieved 2018-10-28.
  3. "Schindler to equip China's tallest building". Schindler. Retrieved 7 January 2014.
  4. Poon, Dennis C.K.; Gottlebe, Torsten G. (December 2017). "Sky High in Shenzhen". Civil Engineering. Reston, Virginia: American Society of Civil Engineers. 87 (12): 48–53. Archived from the original on 2017-12-16.
  5. "Ping An Finance Center". Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates. Archived from the original on 15 October 2014. Retrieved 16 May 2013.
  6. "Ping An International Finance Center". Thornton Tomasetti. Archived from the original on 18 February 2017. Retrieved 8 October 2010.
  7. "Ping An Finance Center - The Skyscraper Center". www.skyscrapercenter.com. Retrieved 2020-11-14.
  8. "Work on China's 838-meter high 'Sky City' starts". Emirates 24/7. 23 July 2013. Retrieved 24 July 2013.