Shanghai World Financial Center
|Shanghai World Financial Center|
|Type||Office, hotel, museum, observation, parking garage, retail|
|Location||100 Century Avenue, Pudong, Shanghai, China|
|Construction started||27 August 1997|
|Opening||28 August 2008|
|Cost||RMB ¥ 8.17 billion|
(USD $ 1.20 billion)
|Owner||Shanghai World Financial Center Co., Ltd.|
|Architectural||492.0 m (1,614.2 ft)|
|Tip||494.3 m (1,621.7 ft)|
|Roof||487.4 m (1,599.1 ft)|
|Top floor||474.0 m (1,555.1 ft)|
|Observatory||474 m (1,555.1 ft)|
|Floor count||101 (3 below ground)|
|Floor area||381,600 m2 (4,107,500 sq ft)|
|Lifts/elevators||91 + 33 escalators|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Kohn Pedersen Fox|
|Developer||Mori Building Co.|
|Structural engineer||Leslie E. Robertson Associates RLLP|
|Main contractor||China State Construction Engineering Corp and Shanghai Construction (Group) General Co.|
The Shanghai World Financial Center is a 492 m (1,614 ft) high skyscraper in Shanghai, China. It has 101 storeys and is currently the third tallest building in the world, because Burj Khalifa is the tallest. Inside the building, there are offices, hotels and shopping malls.
This building's roof is actually higher than Taipei 101's roof, but Taipei 101 has a spire on top, making Taipei 101 taller than Shanghai World Financial Center.
References[change | change source]
- "Shanghai World Financial Center – The Skyscraper Center". Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Archived from the original on 29 July 2013. Retrieved 5 August 2013.
- "Shanghai World Financial Center". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 10 April 2008.
- "Shanghai World Financial Center". Emporis. 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-06.
- "Shanghai tops out world's third-tallest building". China Daily. 15 September 2007. Retrieved 5 August 2013.