25 Tallest Buildings In The World

#06. TAIPEI 101

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Situated in the Xinyi District of Taipei, an area known for its financial sector and dynamic shopping centers, TAIPEI 101 sets the mark for sustainable high rise developments. It received a LEED Platinum certification for Operations and Maintenance in 2011, an amazing feat considering its magnitude and intricacy. The following information provides more details about the building:

Height Occupied            474 m / 1,555 ft

Height to the Tip            438 m / 1,437 ft

Architectural Height       438 m / 1,437 ft

Floors above the Ground        101

Floors below the Ground         5

Number of Elevators                61

Top Elevator Speed                 16.83 m/s

Parking Space                         1839

Written by Omer Eren

Originally from Turkey, Omer has dreams of travel, but his work and social life keeps him grounded. When he’s not browsing through National Geographic and the Discovery Channel online, he’s trying new recipes he’s coming across on the Food Network. Once he finds the time, he plans to make his first trip to Rome because Italian cuisine is his favorite.