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Jin Mao Tower Shanghai Building

Lujiazui Shanghai Skyscraper Photos, China: Chinese High-Rise Tower 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

The Jin Mao Tower, Pudong is a skyscraper building in eastern China: the tower has the world’s 5th fastest elevators.

Jin Mao Tower, Pudong, Shanghai
photo : Michael Bär

The elevator speeds are researched by Emporis, the international building-data provider.

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

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

Shanghai World Financial Center
photo © Dennis Remmelzwaal

The Pudong high-rise building is 420m high.

The tower incorporates offices + Grand Hyatt Hotel with a thirty storey high atrium.

Jin Mao Tower Shanghai
photo © Dennis Remmelzwaal

The tower is also known as Jin Mao Building – Golden Prosperity Building.

88 storey skyscraper

These photos of Shanghai high-rise architecture by Andrew McRae

Tower Shanghai Pudong Tower Tower Building in Shanghai by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill - SOM Architects Skyscraper Building Pudong

The structure is the tallest building in China since 2005.
This skyscraper is the seventh tallest building in world at time of writing.
This Pudong tower’s proportions relate to the number 8, which symbolises prosperity in Chinese traditional culture.

Looking up this Pudong skyscraper building:
Tower in Pudong

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill – headquartered in the USA.

Looking across Huangpu River to Pudong with the tower on the left:
Tall Tower in Pudong

Shanghai skyscraper photos © Andrew McRae

Location: Lujiazui, Pudong, Shanghai, China

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Design: Kohn Pederson Fox – KPF Architects
Height: 492 m – 1614 ft
Levels: 101 storeys

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photo © Andrew McRae

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photo © Andrew McRae

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