CapitaLand builds mega sky bridge in China's Chongqing

Take a peek into Raffles City Chongqing, which set the world record for a commercial and residential complex with the highest sky bridge linking the most number of towers.
An artist's impression of Raffles City Chongqing. Opening in phases next year, the 24 billion yuan (S$5 billion) complex by CapitaLand and Ascendas-Singbridge comprises eight towers. It has the world's highest sky bridge - named The Conservatory - li
An artist's impression of Raffles City Chongqing. Opening in phases next year, the 24 billion yuan (S$5 billion) complex by CapitaLand and Ascendas-Singbridge comprises eight towers. It has the world's highest sky bridge - named The Conservatory - linking the most number of towers, according to the developer.PHOTO: CAPITALAND
Site photo of Raffles City Chongqing, which is strategically located on Chaotianmen at the confluence of Yangtze and Jialing rivers in Yuzhong District, next to the traditional Jie Fang Bei central business district.
Site photo of Raffles City Chongqing, which is strategically located on Chaotianmen at the confluence of Yangtze and Jialing rivers in Yuzhong District, next to the traditional Jie Fang Bei central business district. PHOTO: CAPITALAND
As the 9th “horizontal skyscraper” spanning 10,000 sq m, The Conservatory is the heart of Raffles City Chongqing connecting a total of 6 vertical towers.
As the 9th “horizontal skyscraper” spanning 10,000 sq m, The Conservatory is the heart of Raffles City Chongqing connecting a total of 6 vertical towers.PHOTO: CAPITALAND
Designed as the centre of attraction, it houses a rich array of amenities, including a themed observation deck and sky gardens, an infinity pool and a food and beverage zone.
Designed as the centre of attraction, it houses a rich array of amenities, including a themed observation deck and sky gardens, an infinity pool and a food and beverage zone. PHOTO: CAPITALAND

Raffles City Chongqing's 300m-long bridge sits on top of four 250m-tall towers

Raffles City Chongqing's curved accordion-shaped "horizontal skyscraper", which sits atop four 250m-tall towers, can also boast of a world record for a commercial and residential complex, according to its developer.

It has the highest sky bridge linking the most number of towers.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 26, 2018, with the headline 'CapitaLand builds mega sky bridge in China'. Print Edition | Subscribe