Incheon Facts

150m+ Buildings 32 Completed
300m+ Buildings 1 Completed
Tallest Building Northeast Asia Trade Tower (305 m)
Global Ranking #32 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #20 in Asia by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #3 in South Korea by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building The First World Tower 1 (2009)
Average Building Age 5 years
Most Common Function Residential, 78%
Most Common Material Concrete, 90%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Northeast Asia Trade Tower 2011 305 m
2   Artwin I 2015 248 m
3   Artwin II 2015 248 m
4   The First World Tower 1 2009 237 m
5   The First World Tower 2 2009 237 m
6   The First World Tower 3 2009 237 m
7   The First World Tower 4 2009 237 m
8   Cheongna Posco The Lake Park 2801 2013 190 m
9   Songdo Posco Centroad Tower 1 2011 190 m
10   Cheongna Exllu Tower A 2011 190 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.

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CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2011
Dec 2011 – CTBUH Journal Paper

Incheon Post-Conference Tour Report
13 Oct 2011 – Tour Report

Hyundai Asan Tower Technical Tour Report
11 Oct 2011 – Tour Report

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CTBUH Initiatives Related to Incheon

CTBUH Releases Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2011
Dec 2011 – CTBUH Journal Paper
The annual story is becoming a familiar one: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and now 2011 have each sequentially broke the record for the most 200 meter or higher buildings completed in a given year. Once…
Incheon Post-Conference Tour Report
13 Oct 2011, Incheon – Tour Report
The Incheon Free Economic Zone is one of three new districts that are created on reclaimed land from the Yellow Sea.
Hyundai Asan Tower Technical Tour Report
11 Oct 2011, Incheon – Tour Report
Delegates gathered for a technical tour of the Hyundai Elevator Test Facility in Icheon which is located 50 kilometers southeast of Seoul.
Seoul, Songdo and Meetings
May 2010, Seoul – Tour Report
Executive Director, Antony Wood, embarked to Seoul to begin the organization of the anticipated Seoul 2011 conference and tour local tall buildings.

Videos

Optimizing the Structural and Foundation Systems of the 151 Story Incheon Tower
Oct 2011 – MoonSook Jeong, Samsung C&T

Development of an Active Mass Damper for Reducing Wind-induced Vibration
Oct 2011 – Lan Chung, Dankook University

Mega Toggle Damper System for Vibration Control of a Supertall Building Linked by Sky Bridges
Oct 2011 – Sang Kyung Ahn, Samsung C&T

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Videos Related to Incheon

Optimizing the Structural and Foundation Systems of the 151 Story Incheon Tower
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; MoonSook Jeong, Samsung C&T
Presentation includes the structural system of Incheon 151 tower focusing on the overall optimization works. It provides the structural engineering techniques utilized to…
Development of an Active Mass Damper for Reducing Wind-induced Vibration
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Lan Chung, Dankook University
In this presentation, the first prototype model of an active mass damper (AMD) which was developed through Super-Tall Building R&D Project (VC-10) is introduced and its…
Mega Toggle Damper System for Vibration Control of a Supertall Building Linked by Sky Bridges
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Sang Kyung Ahn, Samsung C&T
This presentation presents new configurations that can be used in twin towers linked by sky bridges by installing mega toggle damper system between several stories to…
Development of the Foundation System and the Full Scale Testing of the Foundation of 151 Story Incheon Tower
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Harry G. Poulos, Coffey Geotechnics
Harry G. Poulos from Coffey Geotechnics presents on the complexity of the foundation design of the 151 Incheon Tower and the site conditions they faced.
Songdo IBD - Steps Toward a Sustainable Urban Habitat
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Richard Nemeth, KPF
Songdo is a new city built on reclaimed land along the coast of Korea. In the center of this city is the1500 acre IBD (International Business District) which was…
Symbiosis: Supertalls and Future Cities
3 Feb 2010 – Presentation at CTBUH 2010 Mumbai Conference; James von Klemperer, KPF
KPF has designed some of the most iconic tall buildings around the world, including the Shanghai World Financial Centre which won the CTBUH 2008 Best Tall Building Award…
Songdo IBD and the Future of Smart, Sustainable City-Scale Development
3 Feb 2010 – Presentation at CTBUH 2010 Mumbai Conference; Tom Murcott, Gale International
Global demographics are evolving. With rapid urbanization arise numerous challenges, and opportunities. These important issues are now being directly confronted, as…
The Purpose of Iconoclastic Buildings in Modern Urban Design
25 Oct 2006 – Presentation at CTBUH 2006 Chicago Conference; Charles Reid, Gale International
Charles Reid of Gale International explores the reasons, forces, and design principles behind the planning for the international city of New Songdo rising on 1500 acres…

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Research Papers

Megacities: Setting the Scene
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV

Optimizing the Structural Design of the 151 Story Incheon Tower
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings

Highest Helipads
Jun 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue II

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Papers Related to Incheon

Megacities: Setting the Scene
Oct 2016 – CTBUH Journal, 2016 Issue IV; Daniel Safarik, Shawn Ursini & Antony Wood; Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
The rise of the megacity presents unprecedented opportunities to understand the human urbanization phenomenon, and to observe the effects of multicore, polycentric cities…
Optimizing the Structural Design of the 151 Story Incheon Tower
16 Sep 2014 – CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference Proceedings; Ahmad Abdelrazaq, MoonSook Jeong, Soogon Lee & Sangki Jang, Samsung C&T
The 151 story super high-rise building located in an area of reclaimed land constructed over soft marine clay in Songdo, Korea. The focus of this paper will provide: 1)…
Highest Helipads
Jun 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2014 Issue II; CTBUH Research
In this installment of Tall Buildings in Numbers, CTBUH considers how helipads are used on skyscrapers, and which are the highest in the world. The results were somewhat…
Biomimicry Inspired Design for Nine Towers at Central Park in New Songdo City
Sep 2012 – CTBUH 2012 9th World Congress, Shanghai; Kenneth Drucker, HOK New York
The 9 45-60 story towers designed by HOK in New Songdo City along the edge of the new Central Park highlight the integration of high performance buildings, sustainable…
Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2011
Dec 2011 – CTBUH Journal, 2012 Issue I; Nathaniel Hollister & Antony Wood, CTBUH
The annual story is becoming a familiar one: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and now 2011 have each sequentially broke the record for the most 200 meter or higher buildings…
Tall Buildings in Numbers: South Korea: Past, Present and Future
Nov 2011 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue IV; CTBUH Research
As of the year 2000, there were only 9 buildings 150 meters or taller in all of South Korea. Just twelve years later, there are now 124 buildings 150+ meters in height…
Foundation Design and Pile Testing Program for the 151 Story Incheon Tower in a Reclamation Area
Oct 2011 – CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Ahmad Abdelrazaq, Samsung C&T; Harry G. Poulos & Frances Badelow, Coffey Geotechnics; Sung Ho-Kim, Jinyoung ENC Enterprise
The 151 storey super high-rise building is located in an area or reclaimed land constructed over soft marine clay in Songdo, Korea and is currently under design. This…
Structural System of North-East Asia Trade Tower in Korea
Mar 2008 – CTBUH 2008 8th World Congress, Dubai; Kwang Chung & Do Hyun Kim, Dong Yang Structural Engineers; David Scott, Ove Arup
NEATT is a unique, tapered structure of 68 stories high (305 m) which can be characterized by its highly irregular shape and two outrigger floors. This paper introduces…

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