Phorio
Taipei

Taipei 101 in Taipei

101 floors
509.20 m
completed
2004
architect: C.Y. Lee & Partners

Object data change

name:
Taipei 101
other name:
Taipei Financial Center
臺北101
address:
8, Sung-Chih Road
structural form:
supertall building
status:
completed
primary use:
commercial office
secondary use:
restaurant
parking
club house
shopping center
floors (above ground):
101 floors
floors (underground):
5 floors
architectural style:
oriental revival
facade material:
glass
facade system:
curtain wall
facade color:
green
features:
tuned mass damper
internal safety rooms
indoor observation floor
double-decker elevators
pressurized stairwells
raised floors
well known locally
skylobby
outdoor observation deck
frame material:
concrete-in-steel composite
framing system:
core plus outrigger
elevator type:
gearless traction
height (tip):
509.20 m (1,670.60 ft)
height (architectural):
509.20 m (1,670.60 ft)
height (building mass):
509.20 m (1,670.60 ft)
height (roof):
449.20 m (1,473.75 ft)
height (main roof):
449.20 m (1,473.75 ft)
height (top floor):
439.20 m (1,440.94 ft)
height (observation deck):
391.80 m (1,285.43 ft)
height (observation floor):
383.44 m (1,258.02 ft)
height finished floor to finished ceiling:
2.85 m (9.35 ft)
gross floor area:
412,500.00 m² (4,440,112.88 ft²)
usable floor area:
358,197.00 m² (3,855,600.27 ft²)
weight of tuned mass damper:
660.00 t
non-stop elevator ride time:
37.00 sec
elevator speed (max):
16.83 m/s (0.92 ft/min)
number of elevators:
61
number of escalators:
50
number of parking spaces:
1839
number of motorcycle slots:
2990
primary telephone contact:
+886 2 8101 7777

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Events change

1999: foundation work begins
2004: completion

Weblinks change

official website - http://www.taipei-101.com.tw
wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taipei_101
ctbuh - http://www.skyscrapercenter.com/building.php?building_id=117
skyscraperpage - http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=18
structurae - http://structurae.net/structures/data/index.cfm?id=s0004823
archiplanet - http://www.archiplanet.org/wiki/Taipei_101
architizer - http://architizer.com/projects/taipei-101/
openbuildings - http://openbuildings.com/buildings/taipei-101-profile-1719

Involved companies change

T. Kondos Associates (New York City)
lighting consultant
Kumagai Gumi Co. (Tokyo)
main contractor
Taipei Financial Center Corporation (Taipei)
developer
China Steel Structure Company, LTD (Taipei)
steel fabricator
ALT Cladding and Design (Makati)
facade consultant
CoxGomyl (Hong Kong)
facade maintenance system manufacturer
Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin Inc. (Guelph)
wind surveyor
Lerch Bates, Inc. (Littleton)
elevator engineering
STS (Chicago)
geotechnical engineering
Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corporation (TELC) (Tokyo)
elevator manufacturer
Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corporation (TELC) (Tokyo)
escalator manufacturer
Viracon, Inc. (Owatonna)
glass fabricator
GFC LTD (Taipei)
elevator manufacturer
Tyco International Ltd. (Portsmouth)
fire protection engineering
Turner Construction Company (New York City)
project management
Evergreen Consulting Engineering, Inc. (Taipei)
structural engineering
York International Corp.
cooling installation
Thornton Tomasetti, Inc. (New York City)
structural engineering
Josef Gartner GmbH (Gundelfingen)
facade fabricator
Motioneering, Inc. (Guelph)
damper consultant
FIP Industriale S.p.A. (Selvazzano Dentro)
damper fabricator
C.Y. Lee & Partners (Taipei)
architect
Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (Bloomington)
glass fabricator
KONE Corporation (Espoo)
elevator manufacturer
Builders Federal (Hong Kong) Ltd. (Taipei)
facade fabricator
Builders Federal (Hong Kong) Ltd. (Taipei)
facade designer
Builders Federal (Hong Kong) Ltd. (Taipei)
facade engineering
Cushman & Wakefield Inc. (Taipei)
real estate agent
Builders Federal (Hong Kong) Limited (Hong Kong)
facade designer
Builders Federal (Hong Kong) Limited (Hong Kong)
facade engineering
Hong Kong Construction (Holdings) Limited (Hong Kong)
main contractor
Permasteelisa S.p.A. (Vittorio Veneto)
facade fabricator