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Official Name Tuntex Sky Tower
Former / Other Name T & C Tower, Kaohsiung 85 Tower
Type building
Status Completed
Country Taiwan, China
City Kaohsiung
Street Address 1 Zhi-Chiang 3rd Road (Map)
Building Function hotel / office
Structural Material composite
Start of Construction 1994
Completion 1997
Global Ranking #31 tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #16 tallest in Asia (excluding the Middle East)
National Ranking #2 tallest in Taiwan, China
City Ranking #1 tallest in Kaohsiung
Height: Architectural 347.5 meter / 1140 feet
Height: Occupied 341.0 meter / 1119 feet
Height: To Tip 378.0 meter / 1240 feet
Height: Observatory 341.0 meter / 1119 feet
Floors Above Ground 85
Floors Below Ground 5
# of Elevators 54
Top Elevator Speed 10 m/s
Tower GFA 306,337 m² / 3,297,384 ft²
Companies Involved
Developer Chien Tai Cement Corporation, Tuntex Group
Design C.Y. Lee & Partners Architects/Planners; HOK
Structural Engineers Evergreen Engineering; TY Lin international
Main Contractor Chien Tai Cement Corporation, Tuntex Group
Other Consultants Cermak Peterka Petersen (CPP), Inc.; Mitsubishi Elevator and Escalator
Material Supplier
• Sealants Dow Corning Corporation
Technical Papers
The Role of Peer Review in the Foundation Design
C. N. Baker (STS Consultants), T. A. Kiefer (STS Consultants), CTBUH Dubai Congress