Shanghai Tower

The Shanghai Tower is a 632 m (2073.5 ft) high skyscraper in Shanghai (China). This building was completed in 2015 and has 121 floors. It is the tallest building in China and the 2nd tallest in the world. The building feels like a city inside, with nine 12-15 story zones that have their own businesses, shops, restaurants, and gardens. A really strong foundation was built to support the tower.


Name: Shanghai Tower

City: Shanghai

Country: China

Height: 632 m (2073.5 ft)

Status: Built

Built: 2015

Floors: 121

Use: Mixed use (hotel, office, parking garage, restaurant, retail)

Construction time: 7 years (2008 - 2015)

Construction Types: Highrise, Twist-scraper

Elevators: 11

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  • The elevators are connected to a turbocharged motor that makes them go up to 45 mph.
  • There's an observation deck on the 119th floor.
  • There are two layers that prevent the cool air of an A/C and the heat of a heater.