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Official Name Taipei 101
Type building
Status Completed
Country Taiwan, China
City Taipei
Street Address No. 7 Xin Yi Road, District Xin Yi (Map)
Building Function office
Structural Material composite
Energy Label LEED Platinum
Proposed 1997
Start of Construction 1999
Completion 2004
Global Ranking #3 tallest in the World
Regional Ranking #1 tallest in Asia (excluding the Middle East)
National Ranking #1 tallest in Taiwan, China
City Ranking #1 tallest in Taipei
Official Website Taipei 101
Height: Architectural 508.0 meter / 1667 feet
Height: Occupied 438.0 meter / 1437 feet
Height: To Tip 508.0 meter / 1667 feet
Height: Observatory 391.8 meter / 1285 feet
Floors Above Ground 101
Floors Below Ground 5
# of Elevators 66
Top Elevator Speed 16.83 m/s
Tower GFA 198,347 m² / 2,134,989 ft²
Development GFA 357,719 m² / 3,850,455 ft²
# of Parking Spaces 1839
Companies Involved
Owner/Developer Taipei Financial Center Corporation
Architect C.Y. Lee & Partners Architects/Planners
Structural Engineers
Design Evergreen Engineering
Peer Review Thornton Tomasetti
MEP Engineers
Design Continental Engineering Consultants, Inc.
Peer Review Lehr Associates
Project Manager Turner Construction
Main Contractors Kumagai Gumi; RSEA Engineering; Samsung C&T Corporation; Ta-You-Wei Construction; Taiwan Kumagai
Other Consultants
• Acoustics Shen Milsom Wilke, Inc.
• Energy Concept Siemens Building Technology
Façade ALT Cladding
• Landscape Genius Loci
• LEED SL+A International Asia
• Lighting Theo Kondos
Vertical Transportation Lerch Bates
• Wind RWDI
• (not specified) Motioneering
Material Suppliers
• Cladding Permasteelisa Group
• Elevator Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corporation (TELC)
• HVAC Carrier; York
• Sealants Dow Corning Corporation
• Steel China Steel Corporation; Nippon Steel Corp
Taipei 101: Striving to be a Sustainable Skyscraper
CTBUH Shanghai Congress
Taipei 101: Greening the World's Tallest
C. Yang (Taipei Financial Center Corporation), CTBUH Mumbai Conference
Tall Buildings: Sustainable Design Opportunities
A.Tamboli (Thornton Tomasetti), L.Joseph, U.Vadnere, X. Xu (Thornton Tomasetti), CTBUH Dubai Congress

Technical Papers
Taipei 101 Striving to be a Sustainable Skyscraper
Harace Lin Hong-Ming (Taipei Financial Center Corporation), Yvonne Lin (Shang Sheng Development), CTBUH Shanghai Congress
Elevators for Fire Service Access and Occupant Egress
R. Bukowski (Rolf Jensen & Associates), CTBUH Journal
Tall Buildings: Sustainable Design Opportunities
A. Tamboli (Thornton-Tomasetti Group), L. Joseph (Thornton-Tomasetti Group), CTBUH Dubai Congress
The Role of Peer Review in the Foundation Design
C. N. Baker (STS Consultants), T. A. Kiefer (STS Consultants), CTBUH Dubai Congress