Shanghai Tower in Shanghai

128 floors
632.11 m

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Shanghai Tower
postal code:
structural form:
supertall building
primary use:
commercial office
secondary use:
shopping center
floors (above ground):
128 floors
floors (underground):
5 floors
architectural style:
facade system:
double skin
tuned mass damper
frame material:
steel-in-concrete composite
foundation system:
pile foundation
height (tip):
632.11 m (2,073.86 ft)
height (architectural):
632.11 m (2,073.86 ft)
height (building mass):
632.11 m (2,073.86 ft)
height (roof):
574.61 m (1,885.19 ft)
height floorplate to floorplate:
4.50 m (14.76 ft)
depth (lowest floor):
24.70 m (81.04 ft)
gross floor area:
433,954.00 m² (4,671,041.80 ft²)
elevator speed (max):
18.00 m/s (0.98 ft/min)
number of elevators:
number of tower cranes during construction:


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Events change

2015: completion
2013-08-02: structural core tops out
2014-08-03: framework completed
2014-07: maximum height reached
2008-11-29: foundation work begins
2008: project announced
2010-09: structure rises above base

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Involved companies change

Shanghai Construction Group (Shanghai)
Shanghai Lujiazui Finance & Trade Zone Development Co., Ltd. (Shanghai)
Mitsubishi Elevator and Escalator (Tokyo)
elevator manufacturer
RWDI Anemos Ltd. (Dunstable)
wind surveyor
Thornton Tomasetti, Inc. (New York City)
structural engineering
Cosentini Associates (New York City)
MEP engineering
Shanghai Chengtou Corporation (Shanghai)
Architectural Design & Research Institute of Tongji University (Shanghai)
associate architect
Gensler Associates (San Francisco)
design architect
Shanghai Tower in Shanghai
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