Jin Mao Tower, Pudong, Shanghai

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Jin Mao Tower Shanghai, China : Building

Shanghai Skyscraper Photos – design by SOM Architects

24 + 23 Jan 2013

Jin Mao Tower Building – World’s Fastest Elevators

Jin Mao Tower in Pudong Home to World’s 5th Fastest Elevators

This skyscraper building in eastern China has the world’s 5th fastest elevators.

World's Fastest Elevators
photo : Michael Bär

Elevator speeds researched by Emporis, the international building-data provider

Shanghai World Financial Center and Jin Mao Tower:
World's Fastest Elevators
photograph : Thierry Beauvir

Jin Mao Tower

Lujiazui, Pudong, Shanghai
1998
Design: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill – SOM Architects

Shanghai World Financial Center
photo © Dennis Remmelzwaal

420m high

Incorporating offices + Grand Hyatt Hotel with thirty storey high atrium

Jin Mao Tower Shanghai
photo © Dennis Remmelzwaal

Jin Mao Building – Golden Prosperity Building

88 storey skyscraper

Photos of Shanghai Architecture : Andrew McRae

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Tallest building in China since 2005
Seventh tallest building in world at time of writing
Jin Mao Tower’s proportions relate to the number 8 symbolising prosperity

Jin Mao Tower – looking up the skyscraper:
Jin Mao Tower Pudong

Jin Mao Tower Shanghai design : SOM Architects

Looking across Huangpu River to Pudong with the tower on the left:
Jin Mao Tower Pudong


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1991-94/95
468m high
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Tallest tower in Asia. Third tallest tower in the world

Shanghai World Financial Center
1997-2008: under construction
Kohn Pederson Fox – KPF Architects
Shanghai World Financial Center
photo © Andrew McRae
492 m – 1614 ft
101 storeys
Architect: William Pedersen
Developer: Minoru Mori
Due to be tallest building in the world briefly in 2008 (ie tallest ignoring
spires), but the building has no spires proposed at time of writing




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