Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Central Plaza, Parcel A received an Honor Award in the Architecture category of the 2017 AIA Hong Kong Awards. The mixed-use project, which was completed in 2015, includes the two tallest skyscrapers in Nanchang, China.
Architect Magazine explores the design details of Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Zifeng Tower. The article describes the tower's solar shading fins and its iconic "Great Window," which offers exceptional views of Nanchang while creating appropriate floor plates for the hotel that occupies its upper stories.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has recognized four SOM projects in its 2016 Tall Building Awards—two winners and two finalists. An independent review by a panel of experts, the awards provide a comprehensive assessment of important new structures while promoting improvements in performance.
On May 13th, 2016, SOM team members accepted six awards for five projects at the inaugural China Tall Building Awards. Organized by the China International Exchange Committee for Tall Buildings and the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, the awards were presented at a ceremony in Shanghai.
Six SOM projects have been named finalists across nine categories in this year’s Architizer A+ Awards. Selected from thousands of submissions, the SOM projects will now be considered for a Jury Award and a Popular Choice Award.
SOM has been named as the winner of six China Tall Building Awards. The awards program celebrates the highest caliber of design for skyscrapers in China, honoring projects that promote the advancement of tall buildings and the built environment.
Construction has completed on the twin towers that anchor the Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Central Plaza, Parcel A project. The identical towers stand 303 meters tall and 100 meters apart to anchor an emerging business, civic, and residential zone in Nanchang’s booming new city.
The towers of Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Central Plaza have realized their full height at 303 meters, officially marking the 100th topped out supertall project in the world. Inspired by the city flower of Nanchang, these are now the tallest structures in the capital.
SOM Directors Silas Chiow and Thomas Hussey recently joined Blair Kamin, the Chicago Tribune architecture critic, for a panel discussion on urbanization in China. The event stemmed from the newspaper's in-depth series, “Designed in Chicago, Made in China."
The SOM Chicago office has won an international competition to design a massive tower for a lakefront development in Wujiang, China. The 75-level, mixed-use building will include offices, service apartments, a hotel, and retail space.