KK 100 Development, Shenzhen, China
Height (Architectural): 442 mHeight (Occupied): 427 mFloors: 100Observation Decks: 427 m
The construction of the KK 100 Development (or Kingkey 100) started in 2007 and was commissioned in the late 2011. The Development located in Shenzhen’s Luohu business district and form a key urban landmark of exceptional architectural quality. The 100-storey tower comprising over 210,000m2 of accommodation is part of the master plan design for a 417,000m2 mixed-use development. The development includes 5 residential buildings and 2 commercial buildings.
The owner and developer of the project is Shenzhen Kingkey Real Estate Development Co. Ltd. Architectural design was made by British TFP Farrells for which the Tower is the highest building designed up to day. Structural designer is RBS Architectural Engineering Design Associates and MEP Engineer is Arup. The structure of the building is composite, with steel and reinforced concrete elements.
The floors from level 4 to 72 house of Grade-A office space, 7 levels of trading floors are evenly distributed throughout the main body of the office portion. The upper 28 floors of the Tower is a luxury St Regis hotel offering state-of-the-art conference and business facilities. The building is topped off by a five-storey “Sky Garden” - a stunning viewing gallery occupied by a variety of fine-dining restaurants.
By Lusi Barseghyan, www.building.am