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Tianjin Chow Tai Fook Tower

Date. 2016 – Present
Location. Tianjin, China
Type. Tower
Size. 530 m tall, 97 floors.
Client. New World Construction

Architect. SOM

Owner. Tianjin New World Huan Bo Hai Real Estate Development Co. Ltd


The gently-undulating curves of the façade subtly denote the integration of the three distinct programs (hotel, serviced apartments, offices) within a singular smooth object. Square in plan with rounded corners, the floor plate geometry enables unique interior fit-outs and customization options for occupants.

BIM Scope of Work

  • Created detailed BIM of interiors complete with accurate lighting.
  • Rapid creation of the Lobby with over 10,000 “glass pearl” pendants suspended from the ceiling at varying heights.
  • Technical support and training in parametric modeling techniques

BIM Value Delivered

  • Interior design decisions were verified in the BIM.
  • Increased technical capacity of client’s team to handle complex geometry.