Archinect - News 2017-09-19T07:54:43-04:00 https://archinect.com/news/article/18724133/guangzhou-tower-the-sky-s-the-limit Guangzhou tower: The sky's the limit Archinect 2011-08-30T19:30:00-04:00 >2012-10-17T16:23:50-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/51/511311a7506eb02d088bf668c4c56dbb?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/51/511311a7506eb02d088bf668c4c56dbb?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/51/511311a7506eb02d088bf668c4c56dbb?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/51/511311a7506eb02d088bf668c4c56dbb?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The British architect Chris Wilkinson has designed and delivered one of the four tallest buildings in China, and the ninth tallest in the world. Not bad for a 65-year-old designer who had never done a tower before. The 1,439ft Guangzhou International Finance Centre is more than 400ft taller than Renzo Piano's much-heralded Shard, which is now rising slowly above London Bridge station.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>