Shanghai World Financial Center facts for kids
|Shanghai World Financial Center|
The Shanghai World Financial Center under construction
|Type||Office, hotel, museum, observation, parking garage, retail|
|Location||100 Century Avenue, Pudong, Shanghai, China|
|Opening||August 28, 2008|
|Cost||RMB ¥ 8.17 billion
(USD $ 1.20 billion)
|Height||492.0 m (1,614.2 ft)|
|Roof||487.4 m (1,599.1 ft)|
|Top floor||474.0 m (1,555.1 ft)|
|Floor area||381,600 m2 (4,107,500 sq ft)|
|Design and construction|
|Owner||Shanghai World Financial Center Co., Ltd.|
|Main contractor||China State Construction Engineering Corp and Shanghai Construction (Group) General Co.|
|Architect||Kohn Pedersen Fox|
|Developer||Mori Building Co.|
|Structural engineer||Leslie E. Robertson Associates RLLP|
The Shanghai World Financial Center is a 492 m (1,614 ft) high skyscraper in Shanghai, China. It has 101 storeys and is currently the third tallest building in the world, because Burj Khalifa is the tallest. Inside the building, there are offices, hotels and shopping malls.
This building's roof is actually higher than Taipei 101's roof, but Taipei 101 has a spire on top, making Taipei 101 taller than Shanghai World Financial Center.
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