Entries in Shanghai Tower (22)
After surmounting several significant obstacles, the Shanghai Tower will be ready for occupancy in 2015. Image © Gensler
Last year, the Gensler team responsible for the Shanghai Tower had a single goal in mind: complete the building by year’s end.
Image © Gensler
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I’ve been thinking a lot about milestones lately with the holidays here in the U.S., and the upcoming Chinese New Year, as well as the impending opening of the Shanghai Tower this summer. Gensler’s Shanghai Tower project team has marked numerous milestones in the past twelve months, most recently the completion of the façade installation and the beginning of the sky atrium landscaping.
Image © Ben Tranel
Air quality in China has been the subject of much press over the past few years, much of it negative. In addition to concerns impacting health and wellbeing, as cities go vertical, our ability to see out and across them from newly-constructed tall buildings is a key component of the urban experience.