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Old November 14th, 2006, 05:10 PM   #1
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GUANGZHOU | Canton Tower | 600m | 1969ft | 37 fl | Com

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Proposal 4:

Name: Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower
Status: Under Construction
Architect: ARUP Qualification
Construction period: 2005 - 2007/2008



The tower will be 450 meters tall and is known as the Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower. Inside the sightseeing tower there is a group of climate floors with gardens. The functions of different floors will be made according to their different climate districts and the floors will be named after their climate districts.

A large exhibition hall will occupy the first floor while a 3D movie theater of the desert will be situated 95m above the ground level. A prairie garden in the third public floor, 195m above ground level and a tropics quick dining room at 310m. A temperate zone area and a hotel will occupy the fifth floor, 345-350m above ground, while tundra luxurious dining rooms will occupy the sixth floor, 430m above ground level. 450m above ground will a small city square, known as the North Pole Square be. From the roof above the square a antenna will stretch to 610m.

The proposal was one of the three proposal that was approved to the second competition and was finally approved in december. The ground construction started immediately and the tower is currently under construction.





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Old November 14th, 2006, 05:42 PM   #2
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wow! amazing.
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Old November 14th, 2006, 05:52 PM   #3
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Thats rather large!!

Got any more info Zorg?
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Old November 14th, 2006, 07:29 PM   #4
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good to see they are making progress.
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Old November 14th, 2006, 08:19 PM   #5
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Thats rather large!!

Got any more info Zorg?
Looks rather small instead! 15-20 mt as diameter. That must be just the core in that pic.
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Old November 14th, 2006, 08:30 PM   #6
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cool, it's rising. thank you z0rg !
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Old November 14th, 2006, 10:18 PM   #7
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it has began ... yeahhh
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Old November 15th, 2006, 12:28 AM   #8
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go on, can someone keep the update please, and when r they goin 2 build the twin towers?
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Old November 15th, 2006, 12:37 AM   #9
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I'm sure we will see plenty of updates of this one!

...and they are already building the West Tower http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=299636
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Old November 15th, 2006, 03:49 AM   #10
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so it begains...........
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Old November 15th, 2006, 11:30 PM   #11
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excellent, now i can update my diagrams. lookout for the dec 1 drawing,.
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Old November 16th, 2006, 06:20 PM   #12
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OMG!!!! it's rising now, this is one of the most interesting projects in China.
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Old November 20th, 2006, 12:29 PM   #13
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may have to delete other thread
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Old November 21st, 2006, 12:53 AM   #14
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I am sure its gonna get really high, really fast. Since its made of steel and not concrete like most other chinese projects...
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Old November 21st, 2006, 05:39 AM   #15
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True its an observation tower too maybe it will be done in a year's time
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Old November 21st, 2006, 07:57 PM   #16
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that's a bit too fast
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Old November 28th, 2006, 08:29 AM   #17
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must go guangzhou in the beginning of next year! cute project!
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Old November 28th, 2006, 10:54 AM   #18
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please make pics
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Old November 28th, 2006, 11:58 AM   #19
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a recent construction pic from xitek.com







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Old November 28th, 2006, 01:05 PM   #20
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Great, so it has finally started construction, about time!
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