Oriental Pearl TV Tower Shanghai, Pudong Tall Building, Lujiazui Project, Photo, Height, High-Rise Design

Oriental Pearl Tower

Pudong Skyscraper: Shanghai Tall Building Photos, China – design by Shanghai Modern Architectural Design

Oriental Pearl Tower Pudong

Location: Lujiazui, Pudong, Shanghai, P. R. China

Dates built: 1991-94/95

new building photo, 25 Jun 2012:

Oriental Pearl TV Tower Shanghai building
photo © Dennis Remmelzwaal

Height: 468m high

Function: TV Tower

Architects: Shanghai Modern Architectural Design Co. Ltd

Oriental Pearl Tower Pudong

This is the tallest tower in Asia, and also the third tallest tower in the world, at time of writing.

Project Architect: Jia Huan Cheng

Photographs: Andrew McRae

View from the Bund to this tower building in the Pudong district:
Oriental Pearl Tower

The tower features eleven spheres and is supported by three enormous columns. The two largest spheres have diameters of 50 m (lower) and 45 m (upper).

View looking up the tower from near its base:
Oriental Pearl Tower Shanghai

View of Shanghai skyscrapers with the Oriental Pearl TV Tower on the left:
Shanghai skyscrapers

Oriental Pearl Tower Photos © Andrew McRae

Location: Pudong, Shanghai, China

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