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Tomorrow Square

Identification

Tomorrow Square
Sunjoy Tomorrow Square, JW Marriott Hotel
131104

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
shear wall plus frame
concrete
aluminum
curtain wall
light gray
modernism

Usages

residential commercial office hotel
hotel mercantile

Facts

  • Starting from a square base, the all-concrete Tomorrow Square tower transforms itself into a diagonal square as it rises to a peak.
  • The building was finally completed on October 1st, 2003.
  • The foundations are 80-meter-long bored piles supporting a column mat.
  • Engineers of the exterior vertical support system were faced with a unique challenge as a result of this unusual shape. They chose flat slabs for the hotel floors and beam and slab construction for the office floors. A combination of shear walls and frame action stabilizes the slender tower laterally against wind and earthquake forces
  • The top floors of this building hold the highest apartments in Shanghai.

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Location

Nanjing Road West / Huangpi Road North
200003
Jing'an
Puxi
Shanghai
Shanghai
China

Technical Data

284.60 m
284.60 m
284.60 m
55
1997
2003
15

Involved Companies

elevator supplier, facade consultant, facade maintenance system supplier, owner, structural engineering, tenant
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