Tallest Buildings in Wuhan over 300m

Wuhan is a city located at central area of China alongside the Yangzhi River, it's the major transportation and commercial hub in Central China.

Wuhan is often regarded as the Eastern version of Chicago, for it situated at the central place of China as Chicago situated at the similar point in United States and has considerable area of lakes and now, it is getting more and more skyscrapers, just very similar to Chicago. In terms of the number of supertall skyscrapers, it starts to surpass Chicago after these years of construction boom while Chicago has been quiet for a long time, though there's a 362m tall supertall being built, it still cannot catch up with Wuhan temporarily.

For supertall skyscrapers, Wuhan now has 3 built, and more than 10 being developed, and it is expected that within a year it will get the nation's tallest building, the 636m Greenland Center.

Completed:

Minsheng Bank Building

Standard height: 331 meters

Wuhan Minsheng Bank Center
Wuhan Minsheng Bank Center

Roof height: 295 meters

Floor count: 68

Built year: 2008

Uses: Office

Architects: Wuhan Architectural Institute

Minsheng Bank Building is the first supertall skyscraper built in Wuhan, Minsheng Bank is one of the country's largest private banks, and the building serves as its headquarters.

 

 

 

 

 

Yuexiu Fortune Center

Yuexiu Fortune Center
Wuhan Yuexiu Fortune Center

Standard height: 330 meters

Floor count: 65

Top out year: 2016

Uses: Office

Architects: WilkinsonEyre

This Tower topped out in 2016, is now close to completion. It's the second supertall skyscraper built in Wuhan.

 

 

 

 

Under Construction:

Wuhan Greenland Center

Wuhan Greenland Center
Wuhan Greenland Center rendering

Standard height: 636 meters

Roof height: 636 meters

Floor count: 125

Estimated top out year: 2017

Uses: Office, Hotel, Residential

Architects: Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

The Tower set to become the tallest building of China, with a height of 636 meters, it's 4 meters taller than Shanghai Tower, which is current tallest building of China. They chose that height was only for the title of tallest, its former design height was only 606 meters, when developer was informed that Shanghai Tower is 632 meters, they increase their tower to 636 meters.

The building is based on a triangle shape footprint, a design inspired by Burj Khalifa, they are both designed by Adrian Smith, such design could effectively withhold the wind pressure at higher floors.

Wuhan Center Tower

Standard height: 438 meters

Wuhan Center Tower
Wuhan Center Tower

Roof height: 438 meters

Floor count: 88

Topped out year: 2015

Uses: Office, Hotel, Residential

Architects: ECADI

The first skyscraper surpasses 400m mark in Middle China. It's the first building built for a project for new twin supertall towers.

The building's shape is inspired by shipping vessel, it situated at a nice location that besides the Yangzhi river and a lake.

 

 

 

 

Wuhan World Trade Center

Standard height: 438 meters

Wuhan World Trade Center
Rendering of Wuhan World Trade Center with Wuhan Center Tower

Floor count: 86

Estimated top out year: 2019

Uses: Office, Hotel

Architects: ECADI

Wuhan World Trade Center Tower is second Wuhan Center, these two buildings will be built together to form twin towers, currently it's on site preparation while its brother Wuhan Center has almost completed.

It's a shame that this new twin towers is only 14 meters left to become the tallest twin towers of the world. However, their roofs is higher.

Riverview Plaza

Standard height: 436 meters

Wuhan World Trade Center
Wuhan World Trade Center rendering

Roof height: 330 meters

Floor count: 73

Estimated top out year: 2018

Uses: Office, Hotel

Architect: Pelli Clarke Pelli
Developer: Shui On Land

The Tower also known as 1 Corporate Avenue and Wuhan Tiandi, its design is kind of similar to Zifeng Tower, which attaches a long spire atop the building, with the spire the height increased to above 400 meters. Riverview Plaza has a podium functions as a shopping mall and entertainment center, aims to become one of the city's main attractions.

 

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Heartland 66 Office Tower

Standard height: 339 meters   Floor count: 60

Estimated top out year: 2018   Uses: Office

Architects: Aedas

Heartland 66 Office Tower
Render of Heartland 66 Office Tower

Wuhan Yangtze River Shipping Center

Standard height: 330 meters    Floor count: 65

Estimated top out year: 2018    Uses: Office, Hotel

Architects: Wuhan Architectural Institute

Heartland 66 Office Tower
Former design of Heartland 66 Office Tower
Heartland 66 Office Tower
Final design of Heartland 66 Office Tower

Proposed:

Wuhan Chow Tai Fook Center

Wuhan Chow Tai Fook Center Tower
A render of Wuhan Chow Tai Fook Center

Standard height: 648 meters

Floor count: 121

Estimated top out year: 2021

Uses: Office

Architects: Ronald Lu & Partners

Wuhan Chow Tai Fook Tower will be the third 500m plus building named after Chow Tai Fook Group.

 

 

 

 

Optical Valley New Center

Standard height: 400 meters   Estimated top out year: 2021   Uses: Office

Architect: SOM

Optical Valley New Center
Optical Valley New Center

 

Hanzhen Jie East Area Redevelopment

Standard height: 400 meters     Estimated top out year: 2020

Uses: Office, Hotel

Yuexiu Fortune Center 2

Yuexiu Fortune Center
Yuexiu Fortune Center rendering

Standard height: 330 meters

Floor count: 65

Top out year: 2020

Uses: Office

Architects: Foster+partners

The tower has a same size with the current Yuexiu Fortune Center which topped out in 2016.

Hang Lung Plaza

Height: 320 meters    Estimated top out year: 2019

 

Fanyue City

Standard height: 308 meters   Floor count: 63

Estimated top out year: 2019

Uses: Office, Hotel

Genxing Plaza

Standard height: 300 meters   Floor count: 64

Estimated top out year: 2020    Uses: Office

Huadian Tech Headquarters

Standard height: 300 meters   Estimated top out year: unknown   Uses: Office, Hotel

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