TIANJIN, CHINA-Developer Guangzhou R&F Properties Co. Ltd.has hired Chicago-based Goettsch Partners to design a 92-storymixed-use tower here. The skyscraper, at 1,440 feet, will haveoffice, condos, retail and a 400-room hotel.

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The Tiangin R&F Guangdong Tower will have 1.5 million squarefeet, according to a statement by Goettsch, as well as 92,000square feet of retail and 55 condominiums. Construction is supposedto begin in 2012, with completion in 2015.

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The design is segmented, with each of the primary buildingprograms separated at the ground floor, according to architect.Access from the ground floor to each of the primary buildingfunctions is then provided by a network of 55 elevators.

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Goettsch has continued its run at large building design. Thecompany announced in early October that is designing the $450million Hilton hotel and apartment complex in Riyadh, SaudiArabia.

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