Lotte World Tower

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Lotte World Tower
롯데월드타워
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Former namesTwo Lotte World Tower
Lotte World Premium Tower
Alternative names롯데월드타워, Lotte Jamsil Super Tower, Lotte World Premium Tower
Record height
Tallest in the OECD countries since 2017[I]
Preceded byOne World Trade Center
General information
StatusCompleted
TypeOffice, Hotel, Residential, retail
LocationSincheon-dong, Songpa District, Seoul, South Korea
Coordinates37°30′45″N 127°06′10″E / 37.51250°N 127.10278°E / 37.51250; 127.10278Coordinates: 37°30′45″N 127°06′10″E / 37.51250°N 127.10278°E / 37.51250; 127.10278
GroundbreakingMay 2009[1]
Construction startedJanuary 22, 2010
CompletedDecember 22, 2016
OpeningApril 3, 2017
Height
Tip555.7 m (1,823 ft)
Top floor497.65 m (1,632.7 ft)
Technical details
Floor count123 above ground, 6 below ground
Floor area304,081 m2 (3,273,100 sq ft)
Design and construction
ArchitectKohn Pedersen Fox
DeveloperLotte Engineering & Construction
Structural engineerLeslie E. Robertson Associates[2]
Website
www.lwt.co.kr

The Lotte World Tower (Hangul: 롯데월드타워) is a 555.7-metre (1,823 ft), 123-story skyscraper. It is located in Sincheon-dong, Songpa District, Seoul, South Korea. It opened to the public on April 3, 2017. It is currently the tallest building in South Korea and the sixth tallest in the world.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lotte World Tower". CTBUH Skyscraper Center. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  2. Editors. (April 20, 2016), "Korea's Tallest Tower Embodies Industrial Malaise" The Chosun Ilbo