Ping An Finance Centre

Facts

  • It is currently the world's forth-tallest building by height to architectural top, at 599m.

  • It has 116 floors above ground, with 4 below ground.

  • Originally the building was planned with a spire reaching up to 660 Meters. But due to restrictions connected with the nearby Shenzhen airport, the spire was cancelled.

  • The facade of the building is one the project most innovative features; its use of 1,700 tons of stainless steel make the envelope the largest stainless steel facade system in the world.

  • Observation deck is expected to receive 9,000 visitors daily.

  • The form of the building is designed to reduce wind load on the structure by 40 %