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Nanjing Financial Center 181

Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China

Completion: 2018

The Nanjing Financial Center features

As a world-class addition to the city's

The Nanjing Financial Center is a vital

five high-rise commercial office buildings

emerging skyline and hub for international

component of a master plan for the city's

positioned around a circular plaza. These

business, this signature tower integrates

urbanization as it expands south and west

structures boldly frame a rich, open-space

commercial offices, retail and trading space,

of the historic center along the banks of the

network while distributing density to create

and a five-star hotel. The central plaza is

Yangtze River. The development is adjacent

a strong skyline. Their orientation toward key

framed by a second-level concourse that

to Nanjing's central business district and a

features of Nanjing establishes important

connects the fi ve commercial buildings in a

greenbelt to the north, Jiangshan Road to the

visual connections throughout the city.

pedestrian-friendly public environment of

south, Nanjing Exhibition Center to the west

restaurants, galleries and cafés.

and a high-end residential development to

Rising dramatically above the surrounding

the east.

buildings, the signature 103-story tower acts

Where the signature tower meets the sky,

as the jewel in the crown. Its sophisticated

an observation deck becomes a public living

Finding inspiration in the form of Nanjing’s

form emphasizes simple lines, high-quality

room for the city. A dramatic, sloped skylight,

beloved plum blossom, the site organization

detailing and a soft interplay of light to recall

glass walls and viewing bridges create

carries the energy of the central greenbelt

Nanjing’s harmonious blend of natural and

transparent space that celebrates the city’s

into a form that radiates the center's qualities

urban environments.

grandeur. The overall tower form points to the

out to the city.

heart of the Hexi New Town District.

◄ aerial view

2014 design annual

7 million sq. ft. / 650,000 sq. m.

2014 HOK Design Annual  

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