Dalian Xiwang Building (大连希望大厦)

OWNER:

China Central Properties Ltd. (Current owner is RREEF)

ARCHITECT:

Minoru Yamasaki & Associates

PROJECT LOCATION:

Dalian, China

PROJECT SCOPE:

Structural Engineering of Building Design, Precast Cladding Engineering and Construction Engineering

PROJECT DETAILS:

43-stories, 89,000 square meter, precast prestressed concrete, grade-A office tower located near the city centre of Dalian, Liaoning Province.

Design features

This building is located in a high seismic zone on the northeast coast of China. Structural design for this building involved precast concrete beams, slab soffits and a precast concrete façade and parapet cladding system.

RESULTS:

This project was completed in record time as the precast design allowed erection of the building structure at a rate of one floor every three days. Completed in 1999.