How tall is the Taipei 101?
#53489. Asked by sreya18. (Dec 27 04 1:58 AM)
Taipei 101 is a 106-floor skyscraper in Hsinyi (Xìnyì) District, Taipei, Taiwan. Its original name was Taipei Financial Center, based on its official Chinese name, Taipei International Financial Building.|
Taipei 101 has 101 stories above ground (hence the name) and five under ground. It holds three out of the four official World's Tallest Building titles designated by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). The four categories are:
Ground to pinnacle - currently held by the Sears Tower (529 m = 1736ft)
Ground to structural top - formerly held by the Petronas Twin Towers (452 m = 1483ft)
Ground to roof - formerly held by the Sears Tower (431 m = 1430ft)
Ground to highest occupied floor - formerly held by the Sears Tower
Taipei 101's measures, respectively, are 508 m = 1667 ft (pinnacle & structural top); 448 m = 1470 ft (roof); and 438 m = 1437 ft (highest floor).
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