Shanghai World Financial Center – China’s Tallest Building

At The tallest Building in Mainland China and at The THIRD,-tallest in at The world
behind Dubai’s the Burj Khalifa (828 m) and Taipei 101 (509 m), on Shanghai
World Financial Center (on Shanghai Huanqiu Jinrong Zhongxin, SWFC,
Chinese: Shanghai World Financial Center) is A its beast at 101 drawings measuring 492 m
(1,614 ft) with a cost of RMB ¥ 8.17 billion (USD $ 1.20 billion).

Opening its doors in late August 2008 next to pagoda-like 421-meter Jin
Mao Tower at the start of a Worldwide recession that reputed left its
office space half empty, the stratospheric Shanghai World Financial
Center has had a difficult history starting back in 1997, when the whole
idea was put into deep-freeze because of the Asian economic crisis.This
tapering glass tower with a trapezoidal aperture at the top, designed by
New York-based architects Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) and
developed by Minoru Mori and the Mori Group (which built the mammoth,
mixed-use redevelopment projects such as Roppongi Hills Ark Hills and
Atago Green Hills in Tokyo), was originally designed to feature a circular
cutout atop the tower to reduce the stresses of wind pressure, but
this initial design was revised to a rectangular hole when numerous
Chinese – among them the mayor of Shanghai – pointed out that the
finished structure would resemble the rising sun on a Japanese flag.

There are 3 observation decks in Shanghai World Financial Center.The
tallest deck is the 439th
(1,440 ft) high, on the
97th floor, named “Observatory Bridge” and The World apos Highest public
Observation Platform, The stunning All-Glass Skywalk observattion Deck (View
light days Club) AT The height of 474 m (1,555. ft) High IS ON The 100th Floor.
Admission Ranges from 100 RMB for The 94th Floor only to 150 yuan for
all three observation decks.

Park Hyatt Shanghai is the hotel component containing 174 rooms and
suites. Occupying the 79th to the 93rd floors, it is the highest hotel in the
world, surpassing the Grand Hyatt Shanghai on the 53rd to 87th floors of
The neighboring Jin Mao TowerRates Start AT around US $ 320 per night,
and RAMP up to in a Nearly US $ 13K for at The stunning Chairman Suite.

Amid at The Frenzied Construction Zones of China, China’s the Next tallest
Building, on Shanghai Tower (632 m, 2,073 ft, Chinese: Shanghai Tower ),
Broke ground in November 2008 adjacent to the Jin Mao Tower and
Shanghai World Financial Center and is due for completion in 2014.