Sci-Fi City: 7 FUTURISTIC Skyscrapers Under Construction That Will Blow Your Mind!


Last year, the Council for Tall Buildings and Urban Habitats found that 9 of the 20 tallest buildings under construction in the world were in China. Now, 6 of the 7 building on this list are being built in China which means 2 things – they go crazy for futuristic looking buildings and business is damn good in the land of Jackie Chan!




This 96-storey supertall, designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), has been under construction since May 2012 and once completed, will reach 1,740-feet (530-meter). The tower will house offices, 300 service apartments and a 350-room, 5-star hotel.

Tianjin CTF Tower

Tianjin CTF Tower Night




Tianjin is on fire right now and the new Rose Rock International Finance Center may become its centerpiece.

The Rose Rock Group, a subsidiary of the Rockefeller family investment group, will own this 1,929 feet tall elongated pyramid and with it, they plan to make Tianjin “the financial center of northern China”.

Architect’s firm BIG along with HKS Architecture and Arup were tapped to design the $2.35 billion, 100-storey, finance center.

Construction began on December 16, 2011.

Tianjin Rose Rock Tower

Tianjin Rose Rock IFC

Rose Rock IFC

Rose Rock Tower

Rockefeller IFC Tower



SHANGAI | Shanghai Tower

This supertall skyscraper named The Shangai Tower will be the tallest structure in China when completed and the 2nd-tallest building in the world behind the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

At 632 metres (2,073 ft) high, this 121-storey giant designed by Gensler will be habited by retail stores at the bottom, a hotel near the top, cultural facilities, offices and an observation decks at the top.

The building will be completed in 2014.

Shangai Tower

Shangai Tower



BUCHAREST | Dorobanti Tower

Famed architect Zaha Hadid, who is known for her futuristic creations, designed the Dorobanti tower which will be 200 meter high and will contain a 5-star hotel, convention center, and luxury apartments. The tower is presently under construction.

Dorobanti Tower

Dorobanti Tower Bucharest

Dorobanti Tower Romania




Already branded a Beijing landmark, this futuristic project is comprised of three high-rise buildings that will be offering office and commercial space. The tallest building will be 200 meters.

Designed by world-renowned architect Zaha Hadid, the project is set to be completed in 2014.

BEIJING Wangjing Soho

Wangjing SOHO Zaha Hadid



WUHAN | Greenland Center

Once completed, the Wuhan Greenland Center will be one of the tallest building in the world at 636 m (2,087 ft) tall. This 125-storey skyscraper currently under construction in Wuhan, China, will boast a five-star hotel, luxury apartments and condominiums, 200,000 sq m of office space and a private club at the penthouse level.

Designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, this supertall building is set to be completed in 2017.

Wuhan Greenland Center

Greenland Center Skyscraper



NANCHANG | Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Central Plaza

Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Central Plaza

NANCHANG Greenland Skyscraper



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