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Nanjing Financial City Center Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China

The Nanjing Financial City Center includes

connections with spaces including Olympic

84 stories

a high density of world-class financial,

Stadium, the Yangtze River and the old city.

1,380 feet / 420 meters tall

hospitality, residential and retail functions in

Above the podium, the distinct arrangement

five high-rise buildings on Hexi New District’s

of high-rises, including a landmark 84-story

premier development site.

tower, creates a new focal point for the Hexi

Design competition: 2015

New Town skyline. Inspired by many layers of the urban fabric, the proposed design unites historic, cultural,

Finding inspiration in Nanjing’s beloved plum

traditional, modern and natural influences

blossom, the site organization carries the

to create a vibrant new hub. The bold vision

energy of the central greenbelt into an elegant

for the development suggests a prosperous

form that reflects the dynamic qualities of

future for the city.

Nanjing Financial City Center. In addition to providing a rich network of open spaces, the

◄ view from green corridor

Positioning the towers above the circular

site has adjacencies to Jiangshan Road to the

plaza emphasizes the overall district’s

south, a central business district development

planning principles. Each of the five towers

and greenbelt to the north, Nanjing Exhibition

is oriented toward various cultural sites in

Center to the west and high-end residential

Nanjing, establishing a wide range of visual

development to the east.

2016 design annual

7 million sq. ft. / 650,700 sq. m.

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2016 HOK Design Annual  

HOK’s 2016 Design Annual highlights projects ranging in scale from community gardens to supertall buildings.

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