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Old May 16th, 2007, 10:05 AM   #1
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SHANGHAI | Sinar Mas Center | 320m | 1048ft | 66 fl | 172m | 563ft | 39 fl | 111m | 365ft | 24 fl | U/C





Very first version, 388m


Design was cut to 260m, but they never started it...


Final project:

White Magnolia Plaza
Shanghai, China
Project Facts
Completion Year: Ongoing
Site Area: 56,591.50 m2
Project Area: 400,966 m2
Building Height: 297 m
Number of Stories: 66

酒店西楼 39F 屋顶 +162.7 总高 +171.7
酒店东楼 23F 屋顶 +103.6 总高 +111.2
主楼 66F 屋顶 +297 机房顶部 +306 装饰构筑物顶部 +319.5
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Old May 16th, 2007, 10:22 AM   #2
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nice.
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Old May 16th, 2007, 03:11 PM   #3
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Very first version, 388m


Design was cut to 260m, but they never started it...



NEW design, by SOM!!!

Main tower: 297.3m, 67 floors (the others don't know)








Short clip: http://www.hkconstruction.com/northb...s/file0003.wmv


Info posted at ss.cn

Old design exchanged new design??
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Old May 16th, 2007, 04:13 PM   #4
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I thought the first design was approved some months ago...
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Old May 16th, 2007, 04:16 PM   #5
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I don't know why but the new ones resemble me a lot to Morphosis tower for LD.
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Old May 16th, 2007, 04:51 PM   #6
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I really like the new design, but my favorite is still the first one. I liked how it leaned out from its foundation towards the river.
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The new design is way better than the two previous ones.
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agree, new design is very awesome!!
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Old May 16th, 2007, 05:46 PM   #9
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This project has been on hold for too long. The former version (260m) was terrible, they ruined the cute 388m. I like the newest one very much anyway, so futurist.

After being on hold for ages, I think this should be started soon. According to this release, HKC Holdings has just bought the land. Plus, they announce the project as their newest one on the cover of their website (where you can download the video). The project is also listed on SOM's website. The new name of this project is White Magnolia Plaza I think, not North Bund Tower anymore. Notice that SOM's page doesn't list many of their projects if they haven't many chances to become real.


Btw, here is an old pic (july 2006) of the plot. It's the big green one. Pic by giallo


The whole waterfront area is becoming a wall of 100-180m towers within 2010-2012.

When built, this tower should be Shanghai's fourth tower by roof (after SWFC, Jin Mao, Wheelock Square) and fifth by spire (adding Shimao International Plaza) excluding all other 297m+ proposals which haven't been approved yet.
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the new design is nice but the old 388m version was alot better i think
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also my opinioin, But still, the newer one looks very nice!
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Wow! Shanghai's skyline is constantly improving .
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Woooo... Good..video and cool 3D!! Thanks for Zorg
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nice video, but i love the 388m tall version more ... looked like an unique. now looks like a simple tall building.
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Old May 18th, 2007, 07:03 PM   #17
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Wow cute video, thanks!
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Old May 21st, 2007, 05:19 PM   #18
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Why they don't build the first design?? Damn Damn Damn!!!!!
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North Bund International Cruise Terminal - 321m - Shanghai



John Portman & Associates - it's listed as "work in progress"... isn't this on the same site?


EDIT: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=401827 - here it is listed as declined
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Old July 26th, 2007, 07:36 PM   #20
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this building is soooooooooooo shanghai
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