Tallest Building in Asia: Seoul, South Korea

Designed by international architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox, Lotte Super Tower 123 will be the tallest building in Asia, and the world’s second tallest after the Burj Dubai. The super skyscraper will serve as Lotte’s new corporate headquarters and will be built by Lotte Construction, a subsidiary of the group.

Lotte Super Tower 123 will be located close to a key transportation hub near the Han River, efficiently bringing in commuters as well as tourists. Mixed-use development was a key element in the design, and the vertical city will include public transport connectors, retail and residential space, offices, a hotel, an observation deck, and other public areas.

The design team is aiming to achieve a silver LEED accreditation, a measure of the owner’s commitment to environmental responsibility. The 555-meter (1,821 feet), 123-story tower, is set for competition in 2014,

Kohn Pedersen Fox website
via archdaily, inhabitat

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Tags: Asia:, Building, Modern Architecture, Seoul, South Korea, Tallest

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Comment by aravinda karunarathna on October 30, 2009 at 3:49am
true... is this the sustainability...? wat the world is talking...
Comment by kostas sidiropoulos on October 26, 2009 at 3:44am
The new Babel tower!
I think these constructions are not to live in,its not human architecture.
Comment by aravinda karunarathna on October 26, 2009 at 2:59am
gud but when wl end the compittion of making the tolest building(high risers).......?
Comment by rp {|} // .MrPresident___++ on October 25, 2009 at 5:19pm

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