The new skyscraper in Beijing entered the top ten tallest buildings in the world. It reached the height of 528 meters, it has 109 floors.
In Beijing, China, the CITIC Tower, which became the highest in the city and among the ten tallest buildings in the world. It is reported by Dezeen on Wednesday, October 9, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to korrespondent.net.
“CITIC Tower, built by an American design firm Kohn Pedersen Fox, became the highest in Beijing, the fourth tallest skyscraper in China and the eighth tallest skyscraper in the world”, — stated in the message.
The height of the new buildings that appeared in the center of Beijing — 528 meters. It has 109 floors.
The shape of the tower is quite unusual: wide at the base, it narrows in the middle and widens again at the upper floors.
According to the architects, this house was inspired by ancient Chinese ritual ware Zun bronze age.
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Design firm Kohn Pedersen Fox was founded in 1974, is the author of numerous tall buildings around the world, four of them belong to the list of the 10 tallest skyscrapers in the world.