• The River, Bangkok – Construction Update

    23 November 2011

    In October Raimond Land reported that the South and North Tower’s structures have been completed, the structural steel works for the building crown is complete and glazing has commenced. The overall podium structure is now finished; Tower A Glass Curtain Walls installation 96%; Window Wall system 95%; Balustrades 92%; Tower B Glass Curtain Walls installation 99.8%; Window Wall system 95% and Balustrades 99.5%. Structural steelwork for Entrance Drop Off canopies has been installed and is now awaiting glazing.

    Critical Path works of Architectural trades, MEP and finishing trades is intense with Architectural works, including unit partition walls, masonry and plastering reaching Level 71 of Tower A and have been completed in Tower B. Internal ceiling works in corridors have reached Level 43. Lift Lobbies, Unit Bathrooms and waterproofing/wall/floor tiling/wood flooring are ongoing. First fix Mechanical (fire, sanitary and MVAC systems) and Electrical services are ongoing up to Level 64 Tower A and Level 41 Tower B. Subsequent trade activities for the M&E 2nd fix trades activities is progressing to allow the commencement of ceiling closures.

    Kitchen installation is ongoing. Passenger and Service lifts are complete and being employed as CTU and will be serviced before final commissioning for public use. Lift car fit out contract has been awarded. Residential Level Lift Lobby contracts have been awarded and installation is ongoing. Contracts have now been awarded for the Main Lobbies fit-out, Gymnasiums, Sky Garden works. Delivery schedules of domestic appliances have been agreed and the appliances are being prepared for delivery. Civil and External Works on roads, boundary fence and drainage are progressing. Car Park/Podium cladding has been approved and is being installed. Principal Utility connections and incoming services should be completed by 30th September 2011.


    The 280-meter-tall Lumina Shanghai, developed by Henderson Land Group and designed by Gensler, is the tallest skyscraper in the Xuhui Riverside District.

    A sophisticated yet modern setting was derived by juxtaposition of Indochine-Vietnamese features and wood-fire inspired material palettes. Re-interpretation of the spatial order of a typical Indochine-Vietnamese mansion has been adopted to give hierarchy, layers and details to the space.


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