OMA-Designed Tower Tops Out in China

29 June 2010 (Last Updated June 29th, 2010 18:30)

The Shenzhen stock exchange scheme in China, designed by international practice OMA, has topped out at 246m. The building features the largest cantilevers in the world, with a raised podium suspended 36m above a public plaza and 54m from the tower base. The three-storey float

The Shenzhen stock exchange scheme in China, designed by international practice OMA, has topped out at 246m.

The building features the largest cantilevers in the world, with a raised podium suspended 36m above a public plaza and 54m from the tower base.

The three-storey floating podium has been built using 27,000t of steel.

Façade work has begun on the tower's 46 floors. The building is scheduled for completion in August 2011.