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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.
The elevator speeds are researched by Emporis, the international building-data provider.
Location: Lujiazui, Pudong, Shanghai
Date built: 1998
Design: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill – SOM Architects
The Pudong high-rise building is 420m high.
The tower incorporates offices + Grand Hyatt Hotel with a thirty storey high atrium.
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
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.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill – headquartered in the USA.
Shanghai skyscraper photos © Andrew McRae
Location: Lujiazui, Pudong, Shanghai, China
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