Shanghai Tower

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Basic information about Shanghai Tower

  • The building stands approximately 632 metres (2,073 ft) high and has 128 stories, with a total floor area of 380,000 m2 (4,090,000 sq ft).
  • totalling 121 floors
  • has a glass façade
  • In 2013, a Gensler spokesman described the tower as “the greenest super high-rise building on earth at this point in time
  • The design of the tower’s glass facade, which completes a 120° twist as it rises, is intended to reduce wind loads on the building by 24%
  • the building’s heating and cooling systems use geothermal energy sources

Reference:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shanghai_Tower

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