The 528-metre-tall CITIC Tower designed by American firm Kohn Pedersen Fox is the tallest skyscraper in Beijing, the fourth-highest in China and number eight worldwide.
Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF) designed the 109-storey skyscraper, which is widely known as China Zun, to have a distinct profile on account of how visible it would be on the city’s skyline.
“Imagining the city’s tallest tower as a representation of its history and people, we approached the building as a public entity in our design,” explained Robert Whitlock, design principal at KPF.
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