Archinect - News 2014-12-22T15:41:36-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/10728368/adrian-smith-gordon-gill-architecture-win-competition-to-design-world-s-4th-tallest-building Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture win competition to design world's 4th tallest building Paul Petrunia 2011-06-21T18:18:00-04:00 >2012-10-02T17:51:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jl/jlm1pq6b1jx4t8uq.jpg" width="514" height="605" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Chicago-based architects, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, have just shared with us news that they have won the competition to design China's Wuhan Greenland Center. Press release follows...</p> <p> CHICAGO, June 21, 2011&mdash;<a href="http://smithgill.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture</a> is pleased to announce that it has won an international competition to design Wuhan Greenland Center, which at 606 meters (1,988 feet) will likely be China&rsquo;s third-tallest building, and the fourth tallest in the world, when completed in about five years. Construction is scheduled to begin this summer in Wuhan near the meeting of the Yangtze and Han rivers.</p> <p> A project of the Shanghai-based Greenland Group, the 119-level Wuhan Greenland Center will be comprised of about 300,000 square meters of floor area, including about 200,000 sm of offices, 50,000 sm of luxury apartments and condominiums, a 45,000 sm five-star hotel, and a 5,000 sm, 27-meter-tall private club with spectacular views at the tower&rsquo;s penthouse level.</p> <p> AS+...</p>