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Old April 18th, 2013, 10:48 AM   #1
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CHENGDU | Chengdu Global Center | 100m | 1.76 mln sqm | U/C

I visited Chengdu 2 weeks ago and saw this giant U/C building. It must be a lof of fun visiting when completed.



Construction area: 1.76 million sqm, one of the largest complex buildings in the world.
Floor area: 500m x 400m
Height: 100m
Completion: 2014

The complex includes the fowlloing facilities,
  • Paradise Island Ocean Park (250k sqm)
  • New century shopping center (300k sqm)
  • Central business city (720k sqm)
  • Continental, Crown holiday hotel (1000+ rooms)
  • Shopping town etc

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Old April 19th, 2013, 06:01 AM   #2
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More renderings





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Old April 19th, 2013, 06:02 AM   #3
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Old May 23rd, 2013, 01:32 AM   #4
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I've never heard of this one. Search through the internet and didn't see much either. There's not much info for a building that's said to be 3 times the size of the pentagon. Anyone has any idea if this project is funded by private investors or the government?
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Old May 23rd, 2013, 12:52 PM   #5
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Is that building really 100 meters tall ? seems pretty short in the photos.
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Old May 25th, 2013, 09:56 PM   #6
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just incredible the size of this building
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Old May 27th, 2013, 12:36 AM   #7
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Insane size!!!
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Old May 27th, 2013, 05:21 AM   #8
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Is that building really 100 meters tall ? seems pretty short in the photos.
It's huge when standing in front it. Look at the cars in this picture for comparison.

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From spec the highest point is at the east side, 122m. The ocean park's dome roof is 99m.
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Old May 27th, 2013, 05:28 AM   #9
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I've never heard of this one. Search through the internet and didn't see much either. There's not much info for a building that's said to be 3 times the size of the pentagon. Anyone has any idea if this project is funded by private investors or the government?
It's funded by private company ETG.
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Old June 4th, 2013, 06:49 AM   #10
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image hosted on flickr

#china #chengdu #global center by 打錘子打, on Flickr

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Old June 8th, 2013, 03:56 AM   #11
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6.8 Subway Line 1 Ocean Park Station opens today, connecting this building directly



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Old July 12th, 2013, 08:19 AM   #12
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Yeah, that is big. It looks like around 3-4 "stadium size"
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Old August 14th, 2013, 03:52 AM   #13
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Accidentally found this video on YouTube

I think, it's officially open now.. Wonder has it really came out as good as in this promotion
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Old August 14th, 2013, 04:50 PM   #14
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awesome building.....
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Is it world's largest building ?
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maybe........
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Yes, it is.
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Article in the Daily Mail:

lots of pictures from inside...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...le-hotels.html
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